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November, 2011

To surf with love

“Surf Party”  A french EP compilation on the Barclay Records label.

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Bat’s entertainment

The Ventures  “Batman Theme”  b/w  “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.”   Liberty Records (Japan)

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That’s Amor

JAYNE MANSFIELD   “Amor”  Dinner Music by the Regent Concert Orchestra  Regent Records

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Hollywood slingin’

“Philco Thinks of You First….In Hollywood”   One of a series of promotional records released by Columbia Records Special Products for the consumer electronics manufacturer Philco (a division of Ford) each spotlighting one of their stereo and TV consoles coupled with a groovy cover girl (this one curled up in a mod, fur sling chair).  Contains cheesy-listening tunes from movies of the day like “Funny Girl” by Barbra Streisand, “Exodus” by Percy Faith and “Days of Wine and Roses” by Ray Conniff Singers.

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My Criollo belle

Julio Mori y su conjunto  “Mi Saxo Mas Criollo”

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Drop, bop, and burn!

“Boppin’ & Burnin'”  Don Patterson, Howard McGhee, Charles McPherson, Pat Martino, Billy James  Prestige Records  (1968)

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Let’s go trippin’


Tsuburaya Monster Boosuka   Musicolor Records (Japan)

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Messin’ with the kid!

Elvis Presley in “Kid Galahad”  OST on RCA Victor  (UK)

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Echo and the bunny

“Class Guitar”  Chet Atkins  RCA Victor (Japan)

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This monster just wants to twist!



Here’s a rare one:  “The Monster Twist” b/w “Love Theme”  by Tryrone A’Saurus and his Cro-Magnons  Warner Bros.  (1962)

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