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Before Philadelphia’s American Broadcast Company affiliate was WPVI it was WFIL, and it had a sister radio station on the AM dial that played a heavy rotation of top forty hits and a whole lot of commercials.
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Frankie Laine Meets the Queen
So what was her Majesty’s favourite – Mule Train or Rawhide? This is another mouldy oldie in a collection of records found in an old darkroom at a Philadelphia area printer.
Posted in Curious Clutter, Stax o' Wax Tagged Command Performance, Elizabeth, England, Frankie Laine, Great Britain, LP, music, Queen, record, UK, vinyl Leave a comment
Recorded in London – February 1, 1959
As I’ve said in the introduction to this series of posts, the guys that listened to these records at the local print shop included an inordinate amount of show tunes.
Posted in Curious Clutter, Stax o' Wax Tagged Julie Andrews, LP, musical, My Fair Lady, record, Rex Harrison, show tunes, vintage Leave a comment
Another disk from the stash of records found at a printer. This album included Rock-A-Hula Baby which was Dolores Fuller’s first published song. Fuller was bad film auteur Ed Wood’s ex-girlfriend and featured in a a few of his films. … Continue reading
Posted in Curious Clutter, Stax o' Wax Tagged Dolores Fuller, Ed Wood, Elvis, LP, record, vinyl Leave a comment