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Album Cover Art Wednesday: Jimmy Rushing

Jimmy Rushing was a short, stout man with a big voice. His nickname was Mister Five-by-Five. He was the sort of guy Donald Trump would fat shame but Jimmy would have laughed it off. 118 more words

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Album Cover Art: Octopus

Gentle Giant were one of the quirkiest prog-rock bands ever. They never quite broke through commercially like their fellow Brits ELP, Yes, Pink Floyd, Genesis, or Tull but they made a lot of memorable records at their peak during prog’s pre-punk heyday. 213 more words

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Creating cover art for Airship, Part II

The fun

I officially started working up the Airship cover art layout, today. This is good, but I can’t help but feel a little sad when the creative process reaches this stage. 219 more words

Process

Album Cover Art Wednesday: Stanley Mouse

Stanley Mouse was one of the Fillmore artists grinding out what they thought was ephemera in the 1960’s. Mouse was born Stanley George Miller and is still alive and making art today at the age of 75. 52 more words

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Album Cover Art Wednesday: S.F. Sorrow

It’s concept album time again here at First Draft. The Pretty Things started off as a┬ástandard issue British blooze rock/R&B band. Then came Sgt. Pepper… 426 more words

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A Peter Blake Cover I had missed.

As I have said before, I have stopped saying that my collection of a particular artist’s record covers is complete, because, just as soon as I write this, someone points out a cover I have missed. 253 more words

Peter Blake

Album Cover Art Wednesday: Francis X. Pavy

Francis X. Pavy is an artist from Lafayette, Louisiana. He’s done some fine album covers for Gret Stet musicians. Here’s a sampler of his work: 23 more words

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