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Babes in the wood

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“Music”  The Royals  Spirit Records     Tony and I try to do the heavy lifting here and be the original online source for rarely seen records from our collections, but we’re happy to finally get a copy this one that has been kicking around the “incredibly strange music” world for years.

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Calypso maniac!

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A good Bett

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Josef Schimansky  “Im Bett”  Peter Lauch und die Regenpfeifer  Golden Records (Germany) (1965)

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Sheer delight

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Raul Lopez  “Loca Ansiedad”  Fabuloso Records (great name!)  (Columbia)

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Bass humor

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New Chamber Jazz  Epic Records  (1955)  Various artists, including The Harry Lookofsky Strings, The Lou Stein Quartet , The Harris-Leigh Quartet and The Sven von Berg Quintet.

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Three the Hair Way

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“LISTEN”  The Harmonettes

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Phat Albert

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Albert Ayler  “Nuits de la Fondation Maeght Vol. 1”  (1970)  Shandar Records (France)  Ayler disappeared on November 5, 1970, and he was found dead in New York City’s East River on November 25, a presumed suicide.  He is buried in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Sharp dressed man

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“Gettin’ It All Together”  W.V. Grant   21st Century Christ Ministry Records

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Sad folk

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Cornelis Vreeswijk  Metronome Records  (Sweden)

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How’d a clown like that get a doll like that?

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“Invitame Bailar”  con el Conjunto Armonico Latino   Cisne Records (Mexico)

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