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Redneck frien’

Justin Wilson - Me, I Got A Frien'

“Me, I Got a Frien’!”   Tower Records   Justin Wilson recorded this Cajun comedy LP in front of 4,000 people in 1965 in the State Fair Music Hall in Dallas, Texas.  (Via Vintage Stand Up Comedy)

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Yes, we have no Bonanza

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As did everyone of my generation, I grew up  watching Bonanza.  Here’s a neat picture sleeve on the Joker label from Holland (1962).   Music by the Simon Brehm Orchestra.

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There’s a kind of a hush

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The Hush Puppies  “The March of the Hush Puppies”

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We’ll be back next week!

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Happy to be nappy

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Plas Johnson  “Dance Party in Harlem”  London Records (France)

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Thumbs up!

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Frenchman Henri Salvador has lots of great covers.  Here’s a picture sleeve on the Rigolo Records label from Germany.

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License to grill

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“A Party in Suburbia”  Arranged and conducted by Bill Leavitt  Tiffany Records (Canada)  Great cover and great song titles.

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Dany and his $100 hoes

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Dany Maurice  Varietes Records (France)

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The “Boop-Boop-A-Doop” Girl!

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Helen Kane  with the Leroy Holmes Orchestra  MGM Records  (1954)

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More cowbell

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Nossos Ritmos  Various Artists  RCA Victor (Brazil)  A joyful and fun folk art illustration from Brazil.

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