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Muffetts 45: Purchased by Laurie Records

Thanks to “tymeshifter” at rateyourmusic for providing the back story on a single issued by Counterpart Records whose A and B sides were purchased (I’m shocked) by Laurie Records in 1968: Hurricane WV‘s The Mojos, who begat The Muffetts These guys were previously known as The Mojos from West Virginia. 

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"A Thousand Devils"

Another 45 Sold to Laurie

Things were starting to really heat up for Counterpart Records in 1967.  “See What’s Right” by The Wyngates was followed by (1) a regional hit, “Hey Conductor” by Mark V (featuring Sonny Flaharty), that got picked up by Philips for national distribution and then (2) another promising 45 – “A

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