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60s/70s rock +/- pop
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Frank ‘The Riddler’ Gorshin on King Records

From Nilsson‘s brilliantly sung end credits for 1968 cinematic bomb, Skidoo, we learned that the film’s director, Otto Preminger, once essentially paid $7,600 to appear on an episode of TV’s Batman.  How interesting then to learn that Cincinnati’s King Records has its own – albeit indirect – connection to television’s

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"Cast and Crew"
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“Cast and Crew”: Cinema Credits as High Art

Highly unlikely that anyone will be able to top Harry Nilsson‘s tuneful approach to presenting the end credits of Otto Preminger‘s long-forgotten 1968 film, Skidoo: “Cast and Crew” Nilsson (1968) “Cast and Crew” is the first track on Nilsson’s Skidoo soundtrack LP, an album that went largely unnoticed at the

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