The Beverly Massegee LP has become something of an all-star in the world of bad albums. You can listen to a sound clip from it at bizarrerecords.com and read about it in the book Horrifically Bad Album Covers, which I own and love.
The biggest oddity surrounding this album is not the strangeness of the record, but Beverly herself. Many believe she is actually the Babushka Lady. Let me repeat this to ensure that you hear me loud and clear - Beverly is the Babushka Lady. That's the woman who filmed JFK up close at the very moment he was assassinated! Here she is at the scene of the crime.
To read more on her possible connection and witness to the president's assassination go here. I'm not much of a JFK assassination expert, so I really can't make heads or tails of how credible the story is. But it does seem like a strong possibility that she was actually there.
What's perhaps even more interesting is that Beverly Massegee (then Beverly Oliver) was a strip club dancer and was a regular entertainer at Jack Ruby's club, the Carousel. Now, what are the odds that an affiliate of Ruby, the guy who would kill Lee Harvey Oswald, would just happen to be at the exact spot of the Kennedy assassination? True or not, the mystery is extremely intriguing.
Side note: Don't you find it kind of strange that a ventriloquist act would even make a record? Isn't the whole basis of ventriloquism, like a magic show, in the presentation? Yet, believe it or not, there was actually an entire sub-genre of ventriloquist records! We live in a strange and interesting world.