As good at the organ as he was with balls

Denny McLain
“At the Organ:  The Detroit Tigers Superstar Swings with Today’s Hits”
Capitol records

submitted by: Gary H.

What I like about this record is that the guy actually plays on  it, unlike many other “sports” records that have the star on the cover but other people’s music within.

McClain’s baseball career was short but eventful.  Although he won the Cy Young Award, was named the AL Most Valuable Player, and pitched in the World Series, all in 1968, he suffered from a series of injuries and scandals.  From wikipedia:

“Sports Illustrated reported that a foot injury suffered by McLain late in 1967 had been caused by an organized crime figure stomping on it for McLain’s failure to pay off on a bet. McLain missed six starts because of this injury, coming back to pitch and lose the Tigers’ final game of the season against the California Angels, which cost his team the 1967 pennant. McLain’s story of what caused the injury kept changing: on various occasions, he claimed that he had kicked his locker after a particularly disappointing start; fallen asleep watching television, then wrenched his toes against some furniture when he woke up in the dark; kicked some garbage cans being ‘terrorized’ by squirrels; and fallen into a manhole while being chased by a pack of wild dogs.”  It goes on from there…

Took a wrong turn at Cracker Barrel

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Joquina, that guy’s on the front porch again. I told you to get a restraining order.

Quim Barreiros
“Recebi um Convite (A Casa da Joquina)”
Fenix records

submitted by: Stefan

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side 2 was rarely played

“Bald” Bill Hagan and his Trocaderons
“Music to Strip By”

submitted  by Charles B.

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they didn’t learn much about jazz, but her class was very popular

Various Artists
“4 Lessons in Jazz”
AAMCO records

submitted by Charles B.

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ekstreme close-up

Erick w/ manipulator Beverly Massegee
“Pastor Pickin’”
Rainbow records

submitted by Dan Wagner  Thanks!

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Anatomically Correct

“No More Love”
RCA records

This was a German progressive rock band from the ’70s
Thought you might use this for an add-on!
Gary H.

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more viewer submissions

More viewer submitted covers!

Lino Teixeira
Henda Records

submitted by: Francisco P.

“Quoi ma Gueule!”

submitted by: Francisco P.

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Words time forgot vol. 1: Zounds!

Dean Elliott and his Swinging Big, Big Band
“Zounds! What Sounds!”
Capitol records

submitted by: Jeff K.

The Polyphonics
“Zounds!  What Sounds”
Seeco records

source:  unknown

From Merriam-Webster:

  • Entry: zounds
  • Pronunciation: \ˈzau̇n(d)z, ˈzün(d)z, ˈzwau̇n(d)z, ˈzwün(d)z\
  • Function: interjection
  • Etymology: euphemism for God’s wounds
  • Date: 1592
  • —used as a mild oath

God’s Wounds, indeed…

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Hitchin’ a ride

Sharie Lynn and her Show-Fers
“Keepin’ It Country”

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Denise Power and mini-Denise Power

Denise Power
Century Records

I took these pics of records from someone’s great collection at the MSP Music Expo in Minneapolis. I’m just now posting them! Of course I forgot the guy’s name who they belonged to, so if you see this send me an email so I can give you credit!

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