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Glamping in the ’60s

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Surprise Partie Camping   RCA Victor Reocrds (France)

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A pool of talent

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The Dave Brubeck Quartet: Paul Desmond (alto saxophone) Dave Brubeck (piano) Ron Crotty (bass) Lloyd Davis (drums)   “The Trolley Song”  Fantasy Records (on Red Vinyl)  (1955)    What a fun, funny cover from photographer Bill Claxton.   I’m a big Paul Desmond fan.   (Not sure I need to see him shirtless though).  Read the liner notes  and listen here to the rehearsal takes of title track:

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Lothar and the hand people

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Andre Verchuren   “Les Doigts S’Amusent”   Festival Records  (France)

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Korn

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Les Leopards   “Mais” / “Mal Palan”  Hit Parade Records  (France)

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On the can

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Les Vikings  (de la Gautaloup)  Message aux Pachas   Bakoua Records (France)   Listen Up!

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How Dre I am

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Two by Andre Robert  “a la bonne votre”  on Columbia Records (France)

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Bronze sugar

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The Romantics  “I Love You”  (NOT “What I Like About You”) Audio Laboratory Records (Brazil)   Hammond Organ, Accordion, Guitar and Bass

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In praise of great hair

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Holland Trio  “Now Let Us Thank Him”

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Cuckoo clock

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Jose Vasconcelos  “A Hora e a Vez do Riso”  Odeon Records (Brazil)  (1973)

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Take another step and I kill the cat!

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From Brazil on the RGE Records Label  “Musica de Maysa”

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