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In a sentimental mode

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Les Modes   “Mood in Scarlet”  Dawn Records  Julius Watkins (frh), Charlie Rouse (ts), Gildo Mahones (p), Martin Rivera (b), Ron Jefferson (b), Chano Pozo (bgos)

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Pistol Packin’ Mama

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The Jay Five!  And “A’one, a’two, a’three” !  Cornet Records (Germany)  Cheesey instrumental covers of 60’s pop songs like “Music to Watch Girls By”, “Sunny”,  “98.6”, “Black is Black”, etc.  But what a smokin’ cover!

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Please don’t bang that drum

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Francis Bay and his Orchestra  “Too Much Tequila”  Philips Records (France)

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Tough mothers

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“I (heart) Art Blakey”  “Tough!”  Chess Records (Netherlands)  Recorded in 1957 and first issued in 1966 in the US on Cadet Records …

Tough!

With Jackie McClean, Bill Hardman, Sam Dockery and Spanky De Brest as Messengers.

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Me at work

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Pedago Scolavox  (France)

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A shot of rhythm and blues

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The New Vaccine!  The Boogie, Twist and Madison from Dr. Jean Constantin!  Vogue Records (France)

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Blow man blow!

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“Gaita Gaiata”  Nelson Barbosa  (1968)  Inspiracao Records (Brazil)

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In my room

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Beatin’ Time  Egidio Bortoli’s Rhythm Group featuring Albert Laguerre on Conga Drum   Spotlight Records (Australia)

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Welcome to the working week

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Tempo Records sooths (sic) you with “Music For The Tired Businessman”   “How GOOD can modern Music Be?”  Really smooth vocals by Francis Farwell with the Edward Kay Ensemble (1952)

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I’m looking through you

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“You Are Being Invaded By Demons”  A sermon by Bro Maze Jackson  “preached live at Jesus rally”!

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