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Turntablists

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“Micro Live Sessions at the Hotel New Otani”  Eiji Kitamura & His All Star Sixtet with Vocal by Mari Nakamoto (Japan)

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Cantor culture

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Cantor Moshe Koussevitzky Sings His Most Famous Synagogue Masterpieces Volume 1

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Byrds of prayer

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“Jesus is Coming Soon”  The Byrd Evangelistic Singers (with “Little” Kay Roberts)  DIY/Private press out of Soddy, Tennessee.  Kay was just 15 when she posed with sunglasses for this cover shoot (maybe she was eight miles high?!)

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In the Year 2022

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Omicron Visits Earth  Rege Cordic and Cast  RCA Victor Bluebird Records (1958)

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Khan artists

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Khan Bandhu “Offer Their First Record” EMI Records (India)  Harmonium – Ustad Rahman Quresh; Tabla – Ustad Nizamuddin Khan; Vocals – Mohammad Sayeed KhanMohammad Rashid Khan  Classical Indian Vocals (1976)

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The Breakfast Club

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Thee Muffins “Pop Up!”  (1966) Private pressing; only 200 or so manufactured, “FOR FAN CLUB USE ONLY”.  “10 Hits By One Of The Fastest Rising Groups In America”

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Cover Grill

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“For You Alone” Al Goodman RCA Camden Records (Not really the Rolls Royce of labels).

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Heavenly doll

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Les Folles Aventures D’Omer et de Jacques Courtois  “Omer en Synovie”  Polydor Records France (1959) Music By Jean-Jacques Perrey

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Fist Whistles and Spit Fiddles

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Nelson Barbosa “Gaita Gaita”  Inspiracao Records (Brazil)  Slang for Harmonica:  Mississippi Sax Ol’ Lickin’ Stick Misery Whistle Tin Sandwich French Harp Moustache Trimmer/Trap Pocket Piano Gob Iron
Harp Poor Man’s Saxophone Fist Whistle Soul Biscuit Pocket Orchestra Little Brass Band Poor Man’s Fiddle Blues Burger Cookie Cutter Lady Shaver Starvation Stick Ol’ in and out Box Blues Buzzer
Ten Holer Mississippi Spit Wagon Band in the Hand Moothie (Scottish) Mouth Organ Tone Bone Spit Fiddle Pocket Whistle Bitch Whistle Maniacs Dummy Spit Box Harpoon Snort Organ Toot Sweet

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Q: How big is God?

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A: “Somebody Bigger Than You or I”  The Gospel Seekers  Finally, we have an album that answers the question that so many Xian records have posed – how big IS God?!

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