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“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:
“Afro Soco Soul” by Geraldo Pino & The Heartbeats Featuring “Born To Be Free” EMI Records (Nigeria) (1972) Sierra Leonian originators of afro-funk who settled in Nigeria in the late 60s and recorded three lps – this being the first.
Here’s the soundtrack EP for Josephine Siao’s 1967 film The Golden Cat (é£›è³Šé‡‘çµ²è²“), another one of her sadly unavailable “Jane Bond” movies. (Pathe/EMI Records) (China) “Hear this at Soft Film and Explore the ephemeral past of Chinese entertainment from Hong Kong, the U.S.A., and around the world: vaudeville pioneers, flappers, aviatrices, burlesque dancers, hula hoopers, movie queens, sex bombs, jade girls, tomboys, pin-ups, sour beauties, girl jocks, swordswomen, and go-go girls.”
“Music From a Millionaires’ Playground” EMI Records
Yeu Jow Record (Courtesy of James Dillon)
Romao Felix “Parafuso in England” Fontana Records Portugese singer RomÃ£o FÃ©lix as his black-faced alter-ego, Parafuso. You can find more Parafuso covers here. (Thanks to Lp cover lover, Paulo in Portugal)
“Dance, Oh Pretty Woman” The Hipster Singers Gala Des Varietes Records (France) A great exploito pop comp from mid-sixties France. The cigs and plastic on the floor, the sleeping pup, the bare stocking feet …
Bottom: “Destination Moon” The Ames Brothers RCA Records. Top: From Argentina on Camden RCA