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Cha, cha, charlie, is tha, tha, that you?

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“Cha Cha Cha?”   Polydor

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Smooth operator

“Caderno de Notas”   Ribamar e seu Conjunto   Columbia Records (Brazil)

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Uncovered

Black Tulip Records released a series of a dozen or so tribute band releases — here’s the Beatles and CCR.

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Vinyl call

“Hello Maestro!” Polydor

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A collect call for Ms. Guillot

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“Comunicando con Olga Guillot” on Puchito.

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Trying to close

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The great Jack Lemmon as a young man. I’m not sure the film that this is from but it makes me think of his last best role as Shelley Levine in “Glengarry Glen Ross.” “I need those leads!”

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Tina fey

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Eddy Cabrera IS Tina.

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Oh, baby that’s a what I like!

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The Big Bopper (J.P. Richardson) “Chantilly Lace” Mercury Records (1958)

With the success of “Chantilly Lace,” Richardson joined Buddy Holly and The Crickets, Richie Valens and Dion & The Belmonts for a “Winter Dance Party” tour. On February 2, 1959, Buddy Holly chartered a small plane to take him and his new Crickets band (Tommy Allsup and Waylon Jennings) to Fargo, North Dakota. Richardson came down with the flu and didn’t feel comfortable on the bus, so Jennings gave his plane seat to Richardson. Valens had never flown on a small plane and requested Allsup’s seat. They flipped a coin, and Valens won the toss.

In the early morning of February 3, 1959, in Clear Lake, Iowa, the small four-passenger Beechcraft Bonanza took off from the Mason City airport during a blinding snow storm and crashed into Albert Juhl’s corn field several miles after takeoff at 1:05 a.m. Richardson was in the seat that Waylon Jennings was supposed to have occupied. The crash killed Holly, Valens, Richardson and the 21-year-old pilot, Roger Peterson. In his 1971 hit song “American Pie” Don McLean referred to this event as “The Day the Music Died”.

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Relax, don’t do it

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Ain’t that a Petty

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Our favorite Petty girl on this cover from BRAZIL.

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