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session 589 -- "Black And Evil Blues" Nov. 30 '16  
artist: title notes file size
versions by the composer:
1. Alice Moore: Black And Evil Blues
2. Little Alice From St. Louis: Black Evil Blues
3. Alice Moore: Blue Black And Evil Blues
4. Alice Moore: New Blue Black And Evil Blues

cover versions:
5. Lil Johnson: Black And Evil Blues
6. Leroy Ervin: Blue Black And Evil

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1. Paramount, 1929; wr. Alice Moore; with Ike Rodgers (tb) & Henry Brown (p)
2. Decca, 1934; wr. Alice Moore
3. Decca, 1935; wr. Alice Moore
4. Decca, 1937
5. Vocalion, 1936; wr. Lil Johnson [sic]; with Lee Collins (tpt)
6. Gold Star, 1947

< Alice Moore (from St. Louis)

24.5
session 588 -- gems from the junkpile Oct. 22 '16  
artist: title notes file size
1. Daringers: The Morgus Creep
2. Clyde McPhatter: Coney Island
3. Suscha Burland: Gorilla Walk
4. The Larke Sisters: Gumbo Mambo
5. The Miller Sisters: Crazy Billboard Song
6. The Empalas: Smoochin' In The Sewer With Louie
7. The Dodd Sisters: You Yum Yum Yitty Yitty Yea

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1. Fulton (Det. MI), 1964
2. from LP Songs Of The Big City (Mercury, 1964)
3. Columbia, 1961
4. Rama, 1955; with Freddy Johnson & His Orch.
5. Acme, 1957
6. Mark V (Alabama), 1959
7. Gold Tone, 1962

< The Miller Sisters

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session 587 -- the unknown tongue of Mary Weiss Oct. 19 '16  
artist: title notes file size
The Shangri-Las: Never Again from LP Shangri-Las - 65!
Red Bird, 1965
wr. T. Michaels, R. Racano & V. Gorman
pr. Shadow Morton; "A Kama Sutra Prod."
3.2
session 586 -- Babs blabs! Barbra Streisand kvetches especially for you Oct. 14 '16  
artist: title notes file size
Barbra Streisand: Special Open End Interview Columbia, 1964
pr. Fred Robbins
7", 33-1/3 rpm (promo only)
pt. 2 of 2
17.6
session 585 -- "Ain't It?, Babe" versions Sept. 26 '16  
artist: title notes file size
1. Charity Shayne
2. The Shacklefords
3. United Fruit Co.

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1. Autumn, 1965; wr. & pr. Marty Cooper; more on Charity Shayne
2. Capitol, 1966; wr. Marty Cooper; pr. Marty Cooper & Lee Hazlewood
3. York, 1967; wr. & pr. Marty Cooper

< Marty Cooper

9.1
session 584 -- Lloyd Green x2 Sept. 15 '16  
artist: title notes file size
1. Virgil Warner & Suzi Jane Hokom: Lady Bird
2. Johnny Paycheck: The Cave

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1. LHI, 1968; wr. Lee Hazlewood; arr. Don Randi; pr. Donnie Owens
2. Little Darlin', 1967; wr. Larry Kingston; pr. Aubrey Mayhew

< Lloyd Green on pedal steel

8.3
session 583 -- autobios Sept. 1 '16  
artist: title notes file size
1. Champion Jack Dupree: Story Of My Life
2. James Moody Orch. feat. Babs Gonzales: The James Moody Story
3. Chuck Berry: Go Go Go
4. Bo Diddley: Story Of Bo Diddley
5. The Animals: Story Of Bo Diddley
6. Manfred Mann: The One In The Middle
7. The Barbarians: Moulty
8. Paul Revere & The Raiders: Legend Of Paul Revere
9. Them: The Story Of Them (pts. 1 & 2)
10. The Mamas & The Papas: Creeque Alley
11. The Beatles: The Ballad Of John And Yoko
12. Glenn Yarbrough & The Limeliters: Acres Of Limeliters
13. Ike & Tina Turner: Nutbush City Limits
14. Tiny Tim: Me And The Man On The Moon
15. Iggy Pop: Dum Dum Boys
16. John Cale: Autobiography
17. Alejandro Escovedo: Nuns Sons
18. Kim Fowley: Mom And Dad
19. Yo La Tengo: The Story Of Yo La Tango

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2. EmArcy mini-LP, 1953
3. Chess, 1963
4. Checker LP, 1960
5. Columbia (UK) LP, 1964
6. HMV (UK) EP, 1965
7. Laurie, 1966
8. Columbia, 1967
9. Major Minor (UK), 1967
10. Dunhill, 1967
11. Apple (UK), 1969
12. Stax LP, 1974
13. U.A., 1973
14. orig. unrel., rec. c.1974
15. RCA LP, 1977
16. live in Germany, 1984
17. Back Porch/Manhattan CD, 2008
18. Capitol (UK) LP, 1978
19. Matador CD ... I Will Beat Your Ass, 2006

for M.M.

109.0
session 582 -- Ann-Margret blows harp Aug. 31 '16  
artist: title notes file size
1. Ann-Margret: I Just Don't Understand
2. Ann-Margret: Sam
3. Ann-Margret: You Turned My Head Around

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1. RCA Vic., 1961; wr. Wilkin & Westberry; pr. Chet Atkins & Dick Peirce
2. LHI, orig. unrel.
3. LHI, 1968; wr. & pr. Lee Hazlewood
12.0
session 581 -- Songs Of Ducey And Anti-Ducey
(or: You Make Me Ducey, Chris Lucey)
Aug. 11 '16  
artist: title notes file size
title #1: That's The Way The World Has Got To Be (I):
1. Ducey
2. Lucey

title #2: I'll Remember Them:
3. Ducey
4. Lucey

title #3: Girl From Vernon Mountain:
5. Ducey
6. Lucey

title #4: I Got The Blues:
7. Ducey
8. Lucey

title #5: Saline:
9. Ducey
10. Lucey

title #6: That's The Way The World Has Got To Be (II):
11. Ducey
12. Lucey

title #7: With Pity, But It's Too Late:
13. Ducey
14. Lucey

title #8: You Came, You Saw, But You Didn't Conquer Me:
15. Ducey
16. Lucey

title #9: Girl From The East:
17. Ducey
18. Lucey

title #10: Don't Come Looking:
19. Ducey
20. Lucey

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l: Chris Ducey
r: Bobby Jameson as "Chris Lucey"

Bobby Jameson explains
Wikipedia on Songs Of Protest And Anti-Protest

63.9
session 580 -- Lola Heatherton's sister? July 22 '16  
artist: title notes file size
Bridget: America 209-264-3766 Sparrow, 1964
wr. George Motola & Rickie Page
3.3
session 579 -- Department of WTF?! July 14 '16  
artist: title notes file size
Chuck Jackson: The Prophet Wand, 1962
wr. Luther Dixon & Rose Marie McCoy
arr. Carole King; pr. "A Ludix Prod."

finder's fee: G & MGS

3.3
session 578 -- Greatest Record Ever Made (this week's version) July 11 '16  
artist: title notes file size
Terry Corin: Twistin' And Cryin' All Alone Mohawk, c.1962
wr. Tyle
3.6
session 577 -- eight songs about 9 out of 10 July 1 '16  
artist: title notes file size
1. Cliff Richard: Nine Times Out Of Ten
2. Georgia Gibbs: Nine Girls Out Of Ten Girls
3. Michael-Ann: Nine Out Of Ten
4. Cynthia & The Imaginations: Nine Times Out Of Ten
5. Jean Shepard: Possession Is Nine-Tenths Of The Law
6. Ellie Greenwich: Nine Out Of Ten
7. The Ivy Three: Nine Out Of Ten
8. Paul Kelly: Nine Out Of Ten Times

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1. Columbia (UK), 1960; wr. Hall & Blackwell
2. Epic, 1963; wr. G. Shayne; arr. & cond. Frank Hunter; pr. Bobby Gregg
3. Kip, 1963; wr. J. Barry & A. Resnick; arr. Teacho Wiltshire; pr. Lonnie Kaufman
4. Volt, 1973; orig. unrel.
5. from LP Your Forevers Don't Last Very Long (Capitol, 1967); wr. Ronnie Robinson & Carol Babcock; pr. Marvin Hughes & Billy Graves
6. demo, 1963; wr. Jeff Barry & Artie Resnick
7. Shell, 1961; wr. Lou Stallman & Lou Jacobson; pr. Stall-Jac Prod's.
8. Philips, 1966; wr. Paul Kelly & Clarence Reid; pr. Buddy Killen
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session 576 -- before no took on its modern meaning June 29 '16  
artist: title notes file size
The Chanters: No, No, No DeLuxe, 1958
wr. Johnson & Green
3.1
session 575 -- Levon Helm cheated, he lied (he claimed that he wrote this) June 21 '16  
artist: title notes file size
the original (wr. Don Burch):
1. The Slades: You Cheated

the immediate cover:
2. The Shields: You Cheated

the answer:
3. Joyce Harris & The Slades: I Cheated

the soundalike followup:
4. The Slades: You Gambled

some other covers:
5. Terri & The Kittens: You Cheated
6. Jim Knight & The Bluenotes: You Cheated
7. Marilyn Mattson: You Cheated
8. Sunday & The Menn: You Cheated

the stolen credit ("wr. Levon Helm"):
9. Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks: You Cheated, You Lied
10. The Hustlers: You Cheated
11. The Shangri-Las: You Cheated, You Lied

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Don Burch (l): actual writer of "You Cheated"
Levon Helm (r): adding two words to a song's title does not make you its writer

thx FvdE

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session 574 -- songs of John, Paul, George, Ringo & sometimes Yoko May 25 '16  
artist: title notes file size
John:
1. Barbra Streisand: Love
2. Bobby Shad & The Bad Men: Instant Karma
3. Shockabilly: Instant Karma
4. Barbra Streisand: Mother
5. David Bowie: Mother
6. Susan Shirley: Oh Yoko
7. Susan Shirley: Jealous Guy

Paul:
8. The Hollyridge Strings: Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey
9. Billy Joe Royal: Every Night
10. Exuma: Monkberry Moon Delight
11. John Christie: Fourth Of July
12. Lena Horne: Maybe I'm Amazed

George:
13. Asha Puthli: I Dig Love
14. Nicky Thomas: Isn't It A Pity
15. artist uncredited: Bangla Desh
16. Ray Conniff Singers: My Sweet Lord
17. Andy Williams: My Sweet Lord
18. Roberta Kelly: My Sweet Lord

Ringo:
19. George Harrison: It Don't Come Easy
20. The Hollyridge Strings: It Don't Come Easy
21. artist uncredited: Photograph
22. Shut Up: Láska K Řikadlům ("Back Off Boogaloo", Cz.)

Yoko:
23. The Tribe: Why

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session 573 -- it all falls apart at V May 11 '16  
artist: title notes file size
O'Neal & The Dean Brothers: The ABCs Designer, c.1972
orig. unrel.
pr. Style Wooten & Charles Bowen
feat. Cleoathah Dean, Jr.
4.4
session 572 -- pop music makes strange bedfellows April 27 '16  
artist: title notes file size
Giorgio: Mendocino from LP That's Bubble Gum - That's Giorgio
Hansa (Ger.), 1969
wr. Doug Sahm; pr. Giorgio Moroder
3.4
session 571 -- Greatest Record Ever Made (this week's version) April 22 '16  
artist: title notes file size
Joann Bon & The Coquettes: It May Kill Me MTA, 1968
wr. Jan Howard
pr. Roy Drusky
7.1
session 570[deleted]  
session 569 -- the Rojac hypocricy April 14 '16  
artist: title notes file size
Chico & Buddy: A Thing Call The Jones [sic] Tay-Ster (Rojac subsid.), 1970
wr. D. Hamilton, T. Jones & L. Thomas
pr. J. Taylor & S. Hassett; superv. Benny Hall

an anti-dope anthem, yet Taylor was also known as the "dope kingpin of Harlem"

3.3
session 568 -- Greatest Record Ever Made (this week's version) March 29 '16  
artist: title notes file size
Jay Hodge Orch., gtr. Lloyd Rowe: Goatsville Cornuto (Hwd. CA), c.1961
wr. Lloyd Rowe

< Cornuto Records logo

3.1
session 567 -- Monkey Mans March 25 '16  
artist: title notes file size
1. Tim Whitsett & The Imperials: Monkey Man
2. Baby Huey & The Baby Sitters: Monkey Man
3. David Hollis: Monkey Man
4. Charlie Kyle: Monkey Man Blues
5. Ida Cox: Chicago Monkey Man Blues
6. The Maytals: Monkey Man
7. Geezinslaw Brothers: Monkey Man
8. Clarence Lofton: Monkey Man Blues
9. Gene Burks: Monkey Man
10. Tommy Ridgley: Monkey Man
11. Sara Martin (with Clarence Williams): Monkey Man Blues
12. Big Three Trio: I Ain't Gonna Be Your Monkey Man No More
13. Rolling Stones: Monkey Man
14. Sara Martin: What More Can A Monkey Woman Do?
15. Jim Dickinson & the Catmando Quartet: Monkey Man

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1. Ace, 1962
2. St. Lawrence, 1965
3. Hip, 1967; courtesy Opulent Conceptions
4. Victor, 1928
5. Paramount, 1924
6. Beverley's (JA), 1969
7. Step One, 1994
8. Vocalion, 1935
9. Arock, 1963
10. Imperial, 1952
11. Okeh, 1923
12. Columbia, 1949
13. Decca (UK), 1969
14. Okeh, 1925
15. Southtown, 1964

meaning of "Monkey Man"

eeeps: Downa

57.4
session 566 -- "Where Was I?" versions March 19 '16  
artist: title notes file size
1. Micki Lynn: Where Was I
2. Teri Thornton: Where Was I?

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1. Capitol, 1965; arr. H.B. Barnum; pr. David Axelrod
2. Mothers Records & The Snarf Co., 1967; arr. & pr. H.B. Barnum

wr. "Martins & Lee" = pseudonyms for Joe Kookoolis & Rose Marie McCoy, respectively

hats off to JN & MR

6.0
session 565 -- worst album of all time March 18 '16  
artist: title notes file size
1. Love Me
2. Teddy Bear
3. Hound Dog
4. All Shook Up
5. One Night
6. Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
7. Love Me Tender
8. Don't Be Cruel
9. Blue Suede Shoes
10. My Baby Left Me
11. Heartbreak Hotel
12. It's Now Or Never

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Dot, 1963
pr. Randy Wood

Elvis Presley (1957): "I think [Pat Boone]'s undoubtedly the finest voice out now. ... I mean, I'm not saying that to make me look good, I actually think that."

43.7
session 564 -- Department of Barking Up The Wrong Tree Feb. 11 '16  
artist: title notes file size
Donna Lynn: Oh I'm In Love (With George Maharis) Epic, 1963
wr., arr. & pr. Jack Wolf & "Bugs" Bower
3.4
session 563 -- va-va-voom! Jan. 26 '16  
artist: title notes file size
Jeri Simpson: In My Black Lace Sun-Kist (Sherman Oaks CA), 1956
wr. Jack & Bill Simpson
with Barney Kessel (g), Ray Leatherwood (bs)

more info

3.0
session 562 -- weird party Jan. 3 '16  
artist: title notes file size
1. Eric Burdon & The Animals: Mama Told Me Not To Come
2. Bob Dylan with The Band: Million Dollar Bash (tk. 2)
3. Van Morrison: Madame George
4. The Monkees: Randy Scouse Git
5. Velvet Underground: Sister Ray
6. Wilson Pickett: Mama Told Me Not To Come

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1. Decca (UK), 1966; wr. Randy Newman
2. from The Basement Tapes (1967); wr. Bob Dylan
3. from LP T.B. Sheets (Bang, 1973 (rec. c.1967)); wr. Van Morrison; pr. Bert Berns
4. from LP Headquarters (Colgems, 1967); wr. Micky Dolenz; pr. Douglas Farthing Hatlelid
5. from LP White Light/White Heat (Verve, 1968); wr. Lou Reed; pr. Tom Wilson
6. Atlantic, 1972; wr. Randy Newman; pr. Brad Shapiro & Dave Crawford
45.0
session 561 -- Marc Bolan as "Toby Tyler" Dec. 30 '15  
artist: title notes file size
1. Toby Tyler: The Road I'm On (Gloria)
2. Toby Tyler: Blowin' In The Wind

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1. orig. unrel.; wr. Dion DiMucci
2. orig. unrel.; wr. Bob Dylan

more info

6.8
session 560 -- New Orleans nonsense Dec. 24 '15  
artist: title notes file size
1. Ernie K-Doe: Te-Ta-Te-Ta-Ta
2. Jessie Hill: Oo Poo Pah Doo (pts. 1 & 2)
3. Art Neville: Zing, Zing
4. Dave Bartholomew & His Orch.: Tra-La-La
5. Lloyd Price: Woe Ho Ho
6. Lee Dorsey: Ya Ya
7. Bobby Marchan: Chickee-Wah-Wah
8. Lloyd Price: Chee Koo Baby
9. The Hawks: I-Yi
10. Sugar Boy & His Cane Cutters: Jock-O-Mo
11. Huey "Piano" Smith & His Clowns: Don't You Know Yockomo
12. Art Neville: Cha Dooky-Doo
13. Lee Dorsey: Lottie-Mo
14. Roy Montrell & His Band: Oooh-Wow
15. Lee Dorsey: Do-Re-Mi
16. Jessie Hill: Oogsey Moo
17. Art Neville: Oooh-Whee Baby
18. Jessie Hill: Scoop Scoobie Doobie

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1. Minit, 1961
2. Minit, 1960
3. Specialty, 1958
4. Decca, 1951
5. Specialty, 1956
6. Fury, 1961
7. Gale, 1957
8. Specialty, 1954
9. Imperial, 1954
10. Checker, 1954
11. Ace, 1958
12. Specialty, 1958
13. Valiant, 1961
14. Specialty, 1956
15. Fury, 1961
16. Minit, 1961
17. Specialty, 1957
18. Minit, 1960
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session 559 -- logrolling with Little Richard & Jerry Lee Nov. 13 '15  
artist: title notes file size
1. Little Richard: Whole Lotta Shakin'
2. Jerry Lee Lewis: Good Golly Miss Molly
3. Little Richard: Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On
4. Jerry Lee Lewis with The Nashville Teens: Good Golly Miss Molly

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1. Specialty, 1959; wr. David Williams
2. Sun, 1962; wr. Blackwell & Marascasco
3. Vee Jay, 1964; wr. David & Williams
4. Philips (Ger.), 1964; wr. R. Penniman
12.8
session 558 -- New Sensations In Sound Nov. 10 '15  
artist: title notes file size
1. uncredited: New Sensations In Sound
2. The Blenders with Mitchell Ayres & His Orch.: New Sensations In Sound

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1. RCA Vic., "Radio & 'Victrola' Div.", c.1955; wr. (uncr.) Raymond Scott & Mack David
2. RCA Vic., 1956; wr. Raymond Scott & Mack David
5.3
session 557 -- Charlie Foxx and Swamp Dogg make over Gene Pitney Nov. 6 '15  
artist: title notes file size
1. Gene Pitney (as "P.G."): She's A Heartbreaker
2. Gene Pitney: Baby, You're My Kind Of Woman
3. Gene Pitney: Hate
4. Gene Pitney: Run, Run, Roadrunner
5. Gene Pitney: (1-2-3-4-5-6-7) Count The Days

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1. Musicor, 1968; wr. Jerry Williams & Charlie Foxx; arr. Teacho Wiltshire & Charlie Foxx; pr. Charlie Foxx
2. Musicor, 1969; wr. Jerry Williams & Charlie Foxx; arr. Teacho Wiltshire; pr. Charlie Foxx & Gene Pitney
3. Musicor, 1969; wr. J. Williams, C. Foxx, L. Harrison & B. Coley; arr. Teacho Wiltshire & Charlie Foxx; pr. Charlie Foxx
4: from LP She's A Heartbreaker (Musicor, 1968); wr. Jerry Williams; pr. Charlie Foxx
5. from LP She's A Heartbreaker (Musicor, 1968); wr. Y. Williams, C. Foxx & B. O'Dell; pr. Charlie Foxx

< Gene Pitney, Charlie Foxx

20.2
session 556 -- The Pat Man Nov. 5 '15  
artist: title notes file size
Pat Boone: The Fat Man from EP A Date With Pat Boone (Dot, 1957)
wr. Bartholomew & Domino; pr. Randy Wood
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session 555 -- It Takes One To Know One Dept. Oct. 30 '15  
artist: title notes file size
Pat Boone: U.F.O. Melodyland (Motown subsid.), 1976
wr. L. Norman
pr. Buck Herring (for Mike Curb Prod's.)
4.6
session 554 -- greater than it's rare, or rarer than it's great? Oct. 23 '15  
artist: title notes file size
Orla Miller: This Time Is For Real

B-side:
Orla Miller: I'm So In Love With Her

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Jytta (Riverside CA) 210
wr. Orla Miller

thx FvdE, BC, TA

Orla Miller today | Orla Miller at Facebook

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session 553 -- 3040304030403 Blues Aug. 21 '15  
artist: title notes file size
1. Peetie Wheatstraw: 304 Blues
2. Lonnie Johnson: 403 Blues

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1. Decca, 1938
2. Bluebird, 1939
8.1
session 552 -- Trump himself could hardly have done better Aug. 18 '15  
artist: title notes file size
Paul Ballenger & The Flares: Pig Reed (Birm. AL), 1959
wr. Ballenger & Greene

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3.5
session 551 -- Pray-Tel Disco Hits Aug. 7 '15  
artist: title notes file size
1. Lou Reed: Disco Mystic
2. Cristina: Disco Clone
3. The Who: Sister Disco
4. White Boy: Disco Elephant
5. Bill Joy: How Long Are You Staying?

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1. from LP The Bells (Arista, 1979)
2. Ze (12" 45); pr. John Cale
3. from LP Who Are You (MCA, 1978)
4: Doodley Squat, 1977; wr. Ott & Whip
5. MSR, 1980; wr. Mary Urrutia; note: song-poem
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