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Tag: Colpix Records

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Nina Simone (vs. Syd Nathan) at Bethlehem Records

Browsing Nina Simone‘s early single releases on Bethlehem Records — Gus Wildi‘s jazz label, whose control and eventual ownership would ultimately be given over to Syd Nathan of King Records — my eyes are immediately drawn to the instrumental B-side, “African Mailman,” a fairly radical and oblique song title for

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Duane Eddy’s Twang + Strings

In 1965 Duane Eddy released a pair of tuneful albums on the Colpix label that one can now find smartly packaged together as a single compact disc — Duane a Go-Go [and] Duane Does Dylan. Lee Hazlewood would be Duane Eddy’s chief collaborator on both Colpix albums, and the two

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