Ajax

Ajax (The Netherlands) / c. 1952

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Design: The label features the Amsterdam Ajax soccer team's logo, named after the fearless warrior from Greek mythology.

History: Max van Praag ('of Prague,' 1913-1991) was a popular Dutch-Jewish singer who had spent the war years in hiding from the Nazis. Later, he opened a successful record store in Amsterdam. Apparently, this record, issued in celebration of Amsterdam Ajax's 50th anniversary, features the team's anthem.




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