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“Operatic Heroes and Villians”  Norman Treigle  Westminster Records

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Take the A Train

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“A Visit to Jazzland”  A sweet 10″ compilation of swing jazz from Philips Records (Holland).   Jimmy Lunceford, Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong, Bunk Johnson, Bix Beiderbecke, etc.

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Spanish spy

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Cassen “Jaime Bonet en el Banquillo” b/w “James”  IFI Records (Spain). 1967 Soundtrack

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Twistin’ ‘Round the World

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“Ritmos en Orbita” Music Hall Records (Argentina) A killer compilation of Latin American Rock and Roll and Twist tracks by Los Crazy Boys, Los Dukes, The New Boys and others!

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Hello Dali!

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“Sardanas a Salvador Dali” La Selvatana   Sandiego Records (Spain)  (1964)

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She Came in Through the Bathroom Window

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Franco Trincale  “Terroni e Polentoni a Montecatini”  Fonola Records (Italy).  This has something to do with Southern Italians (Terroni) and Northern Italians (called Polentoni because they eat Polenta up there?) at a spa in Tuscany but obviously there’s a lot more going on here!

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A Naff is a Naff

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The Naff Family Sings The Naff Family Favorites.  Which are you favorite Naffs?  These are mine:

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Beware repeated listening!

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Mother Goose Jamboree Kiddy Go (Crazy) Records

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Felonious Monk

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Play time

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The Modern Jazz Quartet  Soundtrack to “Sait-On Jamais”  Atlantic Records (France)

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