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Brain World-Mack Reynolds (1978)

Seventh and last novel in the “United Planets-Ronny Bronston:Section G” series. The first is “Planetary Agent X” (1965). Along the way there were several short stories. There are over twenty-four hundred United Planets. The United Planets charter forbids any interference … Continue reading

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The Legendary Big Band Singers-The Original Decca Recordings

Twenty tracks with a lot of the greats. A good one for anyone building a collection. Highlights include: “Until The Real Thing Comes Along-Pha Terrel w/Andy Kirk and His Twelve Clouds Of Joy, “Sent For You Yesterday (And Here You … Continue reading

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Pop Music-The Early Years 1890-1950 2 CD’s

Fifty tracks. Perfect for those starting a collection. Highlights on CD #1 Include: “How Ya Gonna Keep ‘Em Down On The Farm?”-Nora Bayes, “When The Moon Shines On The Moonshine”-Bert Williams, “Happy Days Are Here Again”-Ben Selvin Orchestra and “Brother … Continue reading

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I don’t like making lists..Music Department…But…

This blog covers favorites in Jazz, R & B, Doo Wop, Pop,Nostalgia and some early Blues and Country-Western. I’m a fan of Edison Cylinders on up but don’t post Rock favorites because they just wouldn’t fit with the overall blog. … Continue reading

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Creature Of The Walking Dead (1965)

I went into this with very low expectations. I didn’t set them low enough. There isn’t one second of this worth a look. In the late 1800’s, Dr.Malthus is looking for the fountain of youth. He has a habit of … Continue reading

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WWII Radio-Bing Crosby Armed Forces Broadcasts

Shows from January 18th and 25th. Guests:The Andrews Sisters and Duke Ellington. Eighteen tracks. Highlights include: “Don’t Fence Me In”, “One Meatball”, “There Goes That Song Again” and “Running Wild.”

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A Merry Christmas With The Four Aces

Fifteen sounds of the season with one of the 50’s most popular tight harmony pop groups. Highlights include: “Silver Bells”, “Joy To The World”, “The First Noel.”

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Doo Wop Christmas

Eighteen tracks for fans of the genre that swept the 50’s. Tight harmonies from some of the smoothest groups of the era. Even non Doo Wop fans may want to check it out for something different from the usual seasonal … Continue reading

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Homecoming 1945 2 CD’S

Lots of nostalgia in this collection. Most of the forty-five tracks are familiar to collectors so these two CD’s are meant for those just exploring the era. A lot of good music here. CD #1 highlights include: “I Don’t Want … Continue reading

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The Complete Lamplighter Recordings 1945-1946-Kay Starr

Before scoring pop hits in the 50’s Kay Starr surrounded herself with Jazz musicians for some great sides. If you’ve only heard her pop stuff this may surprise you. Some of the musicians in this collection are Barney Bigard, Bob … Continue reading

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