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Christmas Gangs and Santa's Village

Posted by Mr. Chadwick, December 22, 2009 12:05pm | Post a Comment
a christmas festival eugene ormandylawrence welk jingle bells

This Lawrence Welk record inspired me to dig up a little classic LW for your viewing pleasure. It's listed as a "gang" number, a term not usually associated with these kinds of groups. I have a Bing Crosby LP that is a collection of gang songs as well. Below we have Mitch Miller, who was perhaps the most popular of said gang leaders.

ella fitzgerald's christmasholiday sing along with mitch
Christmas in Germany LPgreat songs of christmaschristmas in brazil lp
johnny apollo's christmasheaven sings x-mas
holiday in song lppercy faith music of christmasmerry christmas with the mom and dads
perry como christmas albumorgan plays music for a merry christmas

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Bootlegs

Posted by Mr. Chadwick, December 15, 2009 04:20pm | Post a Comment
Matt Monro From Russia With Loveeric burdon & the Animals greatest hitsfirst records bootleg label

Here's a batch of covers from the alternate universe of import bootleg LPs. Most of these are Korean boots that servicemen would bring back from tours of duty during the Vietnam War era. Growing up in such a huge Navy town, many of my friends' fathers and uncles had these peppered throughout their collections. Occasionally referred to as kimchi pressings, these LPs feature covers that are thin paper covered in plastic, though not to be confused with legitimate South American pressings that also feature this cover design. The bootlegs often feature lovely looking colored vinyl that is notorious for its poor sound quality. However, most feature alternate artwork and there's a small but fervent collectors market for big bands like the Beatles and Stones.

jimi hendrix electric ladylandbarbara streisand barry gibb guiltychet atkins grand prix series
tom jones from the heart
Joni Mitchell Bluelet's go monkey
rowan & Martin's Laugh-Inyarbrough & peoplesthe mamas and the papas farewell to the first golden era
marianne faithfull manhattans greatest hitsthe bee gees best collections odessa

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Bugs!

Posted by Mr. Chadwick, November 29, 2009 09:30pm | Post a Comment
praying mantis lp labelwolfgang press big sexluiz caldas nos
willie dixon hidden charms bug recordsazita life on the flyfly records
barclay james harvest live tapes hi god 2best of the new seekers
joe cocker with a little help from my friends
big jack johnson the oil manearwig music company inc. label
tri atma with klaus netzle yearning & harmonyjamie james and the kingbees if i want todebris' static disposal anopheles records
nems record labelgloria belle love of the mountainssubtonix

Experiments In Health Care

Posted by Mr. Chadwick, November 20, 2009 11:00pm | Post a Comment
harrison baker last of the well comedians black & white don't know yetnichols and may examine doctors
three dog night hard laborcarmine appice rick derringer dnaembalming theatre exquisite cadaveric hormon cocktails
cerrone 3 supernaturenational health lp
los hispanos de peligro!experiments in destinylos graduados de locura
easystreet under the glassbobby darin doctor dolittleimpaled mondo medicale
gravy train hello doctorboris karloff arsenic and old lace rainbow jealous lover
righteous brothers re-birthtim weisberg bandufo heavy petting

Promotional Stickers

Posted by Mr. Chadwick, November 18, 2009 09:30pm | Post a Comment
It seems that in the world of LP promotional stickers, the quote bubble has been quite a popular design choice. Below is a small gallery of some of the better examples that I've come across recently...

little caeser lp coverlittle caeser warning sticker
elvira promotional stickerelvira presents haunted hits
grand funk all the girls in the world beware!!!grand funk hit single sticker
motels only the lonely stickermotels all four one
la cage aux folles lp la cage aux folles thank you, boston! sticker
night raner quote stickernight ranger lp cover

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