Music: The Compleat Diskman

On the album cover is a red sticker emblazoned with the record pitchman's call: "30 Complete Selections on 2 LPs, Regularly $9.98, Special Only $3.98." Inside is a strange mixture of musical candies: Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy singing Indian Love Call, Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony playing the Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin. Perez Prado, Tommy Dorsey and Perry Como rub grooves with Enrico Caruso, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Leopold Stokowski.

The black-eared fox terrier on the cover of 60 Years of Music America Loves Best is a reminder that only...

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