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Kiddies

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Little creatures

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Tops in Pops for Kiddies!!  Volume 2.  “A popular folk song FIESTA for the Kiddie Set”. 12 captivating songs for children with “guitar slingin” Scotty MacGregor  Tram Records. “It’s the NUTTIEST thing alive!”

“Cover design by Dick and Patricia Babcock, Long Island’s most versatile husband and wife team in the field of commercial art.”

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Young MCs

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“Pour les enfants seulement”  Yvette Giraud  RCA (France)

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Danny’s All-Star Joint

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Down the Trail with Jesus  Danny with the Rector Family  TMBA Records (Grand Rapids, MI).

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Daddy sang bass

IMG_0880“Tweeter and Woofer”  (The highs and lows of Hi-Fi for Youngsters)  Columbia Children’s Records

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Acid rain (that is)

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“Childrens Stories for a Rainy Day’  Robin Hood Records  Sometimes these kids’ records are super trippy!  Here’s one example that pushes the imagination and borders on the psychedelic.

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The savage young bieteltjes

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De Bieteltjes  Artone Records (Netherlands)  I need help with the translation here!

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Every picture tells a story

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“An Hour of Fairy Tales and Nursery Rhymes”  Uncle Mac “the storyteller”  Plymouth Records  Cool illustrations on this old children’s album cover (signed “Rado”)

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Satan Doll

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Mariangela  Philips Records (Portugal)  I believe Mariangela was a children’s TV show host in Portugal.  The bunny looks terrified.  And/or evil!   Poor kids.

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It’s Twizzle time

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“The Adventures of Twizzle”  Words by Roberta Leigh  Music by Leslie Clair  Orchestra by Barry Gray  RCA  Records  (UK)  Featuring Footso the cat (A Shaggs “Foot Foot” connection?)  Twizzle is actually a superhero (“able to make himself tall as a tree”) with unlimited powers.

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Me at work

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Pedago Scolavox  (France)

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