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Strange Instruments

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Hohner of a lonely heart?

“Ritmos em Festa”  Fred Williams  RCA (Brazil)

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Ole Mexico

“Ole”  South of the Border   The Harmonicats (a group of all harmonicas)  Mercury Records EP

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You blow in here and it comes out there

Raymond Boisserie

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Running on empty

“Ma Province et Moi”   Esso Gas & Oil Presents the French Folklore of Jacqueline Danno

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Out of this world!


“Delirium in HI-FI”   Elsa Popping and Her Pixieland Band   Fontana Records (Philips Records)   AUSTRALIA     Recorded “somewhere in France, “Elsa Popping” is actually French arranger-conductor Andre Popp and sound effects wizard Pierre Fatosme.   Cover Art:   Morris Tookey

Here’s the latest, greatest LP cover I have to get a copy of.     Here’s a $100 bounty for anyone down under (or elsewhere) that can find me a copy!   (This one is Tony’s and that’s just unbearable)   Here’s the more common U.S. cover on Columbia:

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Legends of folk metal #1

Here’s a cool dude on a cover found at a new site called VinylBeat

Agapito Zuniga with his squeeze box. Ideal Records.

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Don’t shoot the accordion player

Emile Prud’homme   “Pan dans Le Mimile”   CBS France

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A day to marimba

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?El Dipsy Doodle?   The Dancing Marimbas of Harold Spina   Dot Records

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Mallets A Fore Thought

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Vic Feldman on Interlude Records

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Shake and rake

“El Plenaro” Jaime de Jesus y su cuarteto “Alma Alegre”   Ninfa Records   (Anyone know what this instrument is called?)

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