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Heaven’s gate

by george 001 Homecoming in Heaven   United Artists Records  (1962)  RIP the great George Jones (1931-2013)

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“Ain’t nothin’ but a …

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House Party”  Adult comedy star Ruth Wallis sings “For Intimate Parties Only”   King Records

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“Who WAS that masked man?”

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The Adventures of Zorro  Disneyland Records (France)  A beautiful gatefold sleeve with an illustrated storybook inside.  In French of course.

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“Wanna see me do it again?”

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Lalo Gonzalez aka “El Piporro”  “Arriba el Norte”  Musart Records  (Mexico)

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“Roomservice, please”

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Lenny Dee “A Man and a Woman”  Decca Records (Japan)  Actress Elizabeth Ashley (Thanks Dan).

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Porpoise songs

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Marineland of Florida presents “Porpy the Porpoise” and “Ride a Blue Dolphin”

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Something funny in the state of Denmark

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Have Fun! with Bruno Martino  An RCA Records EP  (Denmark)

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The girl next door

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Here’s a nice 45 sleeve from Beirut on Brotherphone Records.   Mayada singing “Tamoure” and “Ya Ya Ya.”   Amazing to see how liberal and westernized Lebanon was vs. today.

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Bass jumper

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George Riedel Quintet  Metronome Records (Denmark)  (1955)  “Jumper”

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East Side Story

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“A Go-Go”  TonyBinDC says: The female is Julie Newmar (aka Catwoman), and the picture (which has been reversed) appears to be from LIFE Goes To The Movies 1975.

See here:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/28382546@N05/3110551988/in/photostream

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