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Tony Thaxton explores the weirder side of music, celebrating and telling the story behind those strange albums that make you wonder how and why they exist. Doing deep dives on albums released by pro athletes, actors, fictional characters, and more. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

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Tony Thaxton explores the weirder side of music, celebrating and telling the story behind those strange albums that make you wonder how and why they exist. Doing deep dives on albums released by pro athletes, actors, fictional characters, and more. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

    Groovie Goolies

    Groovie Goolies

    A rock band with Dracula, the Wolfman, and Frankenstein. Need I say more? This is the story of Groovie Goolies, from 1970.



    Spooky version of the theme song performed by Eban Schletter. 


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    • 18 min
    Chevrolet Sings Of Safe Driving And You

    Chevrolet Sings Of Safe Driving And You

    A promotional record released by Chevrolet in 1965 to promote driver safety among young drivers. This is the story of Chevrolet Sings Of Safe Driving And You, from 1965. 






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    • 18 min
    The Adventures of Ali and His Gang vs. Mr. Tooth Decay

    The Adventures of Ali and His Gang vs. Mr. Tooth Decay

    Muhammed Ali is one of the greatest boxers of all time. One of the most famous people of all time. A Boxer, activist, and philanthropist. But did you know that in 1976, he teamed up with his friend Arther Morrison to make a children's album about dental hygiene? This is the story of The Adventures of Ali and His Gang vs. Mr. Tooth Decay, from 1976. 






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    • 16 min
    John Travolta

    John Travolta

    After becoming the breakout star of Welcome Back Kotter, John Travolta caught the attention of Bob Reno at Midland International Records. It didn't hurt that he was already a singer with Broadway experience.  This is the story of John Travolta's self-titled album, from 1976. 










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    • 18 min
    Miss Barbara Eden

    Miss Barbara Eden

    Actress Barbara Eden stole the show on I Dream of Jeannie. But before she got into acting, she’d always had a love of singing. So after a couple of successful seasons on television, Barbara got to make an album for Dot Records. This is the story of Miss Barbara Eden, from 1967. 














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    • 17 min
    Deion Sanders - Prime Time

    Deion Sanders - Prime Time

    Professional baseball player. Professional football player. Why not try rapping? This is the story of Deion Sanders' Prime Time, from 1994. 












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    • 19 min

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