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Les Brown & His Orchestra, Don’t Worry ’Bout Me / What Goes Up Must Come Down (And Baby You’ve Been Flyin’ Too High) (10" 78 rpm single, Bluebird B-10161, 1939 Canadian cream & light blue label). Both sides are from “The World’s Fair Edition of the Cotton Club Parade” — a reference to the 1939 New York World’s Fair.

VG; sleeve; $10.00
Item # 2582 [also listed under Les Brown]

Colin Butler, XXI Olympiad [English] / Victor Jean Dupuis, XXI Olympiad [French] (7" 45 rpm single, Skyline SKY 007X, 1976 Canadian; stereo). Souvenir of the 1976 Summer Olympic Games, Montreal.

VG picture sleeve, NM disc; $3.00
Item # 6652

City of Montreal, The Sound of Man and His World / La Ville de Montréal, Echos de Terre des Hommes (7" 33/13 rpm single, RCA TDH-1001, 1968 Canadian; mono). Collection of miscellaneous “human” sounds, recorded around the former site of the 1967 Montreal World’s Fair, turned in 1968 into a “permanent” exhibition called Man and His World (which lasted only a couple of years); spoken introduction by [unidentified] Montreal mayor Jean Drapeau.

VG; $3.00
Item # 6658

Roger Keene, One Man And His World (Trans World TW 6703, 1967 Canadian; mono).

VG cover, VG disc; $5.00
Item # 9563 [also listed under Comedy; Montreal-related]

Billy Graham, Billy Graham Presents From His World’s Fair Pavilion, “Man In The 5th Dimension” (12" LP, RCA Camden CAL 813, 1964 Canadian; mono). Souvenir of the 1964–65 New York World’s Fair.

G+ cover, VG disc; $5.00
Item # 6663

Alexander Laszlo, Memories aux Bruxelles: The Official Music Of The Brussels World’s Fair (12" LP, Carlton STLP12/112, 1958 U.S.; stereo).

G+ cover, VG+ disc; 4" split in top of cover; $5.00
Item # 6665

The Travelers Insurance Companies, The Triumph Of Man (7" 33 1/3 rpm extended play, RCA Custom Records R4LM-4348, 1964 U.S. red vinyl; mono). Souvenir of the Travelers Insurance pavilion at the 1964–65 New York World’s Fair.

VG disc, with VG gatefold picture sleeve; $5.00
Item # 6653

The Trinidad & Tobago City Syncopators Steel Orch., Alouette / National Emblem (7" 45 rpm single, Sparrow RA-818, 1967 Trinidadian; mono). Steel band souvenir from the Trinidad & Tobago pavilion at the 1967 Montreal World’s Fair.

NM disc, G+ picture sleeve; $5.00
Item # 6655

Various Artists, 10 chansons finalistes du concours de la chanson d’adieu [10 finalists of the farewell song contest] (12" LP, Solo SO-21101, 1976 Canadian; stereo). Souvenir of the 1976 Summer Olympic Games, Montreal.

VG+ cover, NM disc; $5.00
Item # 6660

Various Artists, Original Music From The Official Ceremonies (2-LP boxed set, [RCA no number], 1976 Canadian; stereo). Souvenir of the 1976 Summer Olympic Games, Montreal.

VG box, NM discs; $10.00
Item # 6661

Various Artists, Games Of The XXI Olympiad, Montreal, 1976: Music Of The Official Ceremonies (12" LP, Polydor 2424 124, 1976 Canadian gatefold cover; stereo).

VG cover, VG+ disc; inventory sticker on back cover; includes custom inner sleeve about compose André Mathieu; $3.00
Item # 7945

Various Artists [incl. Bill Conti, Christopher Cross, Foreigner, Philip Glass, Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, Loverboy, Toto], The Official Music Of The XXIIIrd Olympiad, Los Angeles, 1984 (12" LP, Columbia JS 39322, 1984 Canadian gatefold cover; stereo).

VG+ cover, NM disc; gold foil LA Games sticker taped to front cover, inventory sticker on back cover; $5.00
Item # 7946

 

Stéphane Venne; orch. dir. by Marcel Lévèque, Un jour, un jour (Chanson Officielle de l’Expo) / Ces temps dejeunesse (7" 45 rpm single, Select S-7106, 1967 Canadian; mono). The official song of the 1967 Montreal World’s Fair, sung by its composer. The tune was said to have been inspired by the musical sound of the rubber tires of the then-brand-new Montreal subway cars as they started up.

VG; sticker on both sides of label; $3.00
Item # 6657

 

Bobby Vinton, Clinging Vine / Imagination Is A Magic Dream (7" 45 rpm single, Epic 5-9705, 1964 Canadian; mono). B-side featured in Max Liebman’s “Show-Go-Round” at the Chrysler Exhibit, 1964–65 New York World’s Fair.

VG; tear in label, writing on label; $2.00
Item # 6654 [also listed under Male Rock & Roll Artists]

The World’s Fair Symphony Orch.; Paul Lavalle, cond., World’s Fair Suite (12" LP, RCA Victor Red Seal LM-2764, 1964 Canadian; mono). Music by american composer Ferde Grofé for the 1964–65 New York World’s Fair.

VG cover, VG+ disc; $5.00
Item # 6664

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