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Signifyin’ donkey

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Crazy Polish record with great, Seussian cartoon illustrations.  Have no idea what’s going on here, but I imagine some ancient East European children’s story, fable, fairytale?   On the MUZA records label from Poland.  (1971).  Maybe some out there can help?

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Planet Rock

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PLANET ROCK MUSIC HMV RECORDS (DENMARK).  Wow!  I love these old Outer Space, Spaceman records from the 50’s.  This EP is a comp of Pop Songs including “Red Planet Rock” by Don Lang, (Little Bitty Pretty One by Bobby Day; Alone by the Shepherd Sisters and Please Mister Brown by Alma Coogan) from Denmark and a really beaut!

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Helle yeah!

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(Missionary-evangelist) Dale V. Helle sings (“Let he that know best hold you …”)  “In The Hollow of His Hand”   Sacred Records

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Burnt weenies

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Castles in the Sand  “Seashore fun and frolic in songs for rhythmic play” CRG Records (“Voted the finest children’s records ever created”).  “For creative children whose parents want them to love, understand and grow with good music”.   This and many other vintage children’s (and ADULT) records are for sale on eBay here.

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All Lives Matter

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“Black and White” featuring “Black is Beautiful, White is Beautiful,” “All Abroad (sic) the Friendship Train” and “Move a Little My Way”.   “Storysongs and music for children about brotherhood and sisterhood”.   Peter Pan Records.  As necessary today as ever!

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Divorce Україна Style

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Divorce UKRAINIAN Style  Roy Mykytyshyn and Friends  V Limited Records (Canada).  This and 300 other fun records from the LPCL library are up for sale on eBay now.

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Tango and Castro

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Attilio and His Tangos Orchestra  “Dracula Tango”  Vogue Records  (France)  Bernard Monie illustration (1974)

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You Go To My Head

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DRUNKS “Hilarious off-guard encounters with inebriates”!  Collected by Sheldon Allman.  Del-Fi Records.  Actual man-in-the-street type recordings of drinkers gone too far.  Sheldon is the guy behind a couple of LP Cover Lover hall of famers – the outer space classic “Folk Songs For The 21st Century” and the 1961 monster spoof record “Sing Along With Drac” (also on Del-Fi).

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… for a covid and rainy day

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“Save Up Your Pennies”  b/w  “Daydreaming Danny”  Mel Blanc  Capitol Records “Learning is Fun” Series

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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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