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Album Cover Art Wednesday: Robin and the 7 Hoods

I haven’t done a movie soundtrack in this segment before and Robin and the 7 Hoods struck me as a good place to start for two reasons. 246 more words


Album Cover Art Wednesday: Odessey and Oracle

The psychedelic era was chock-full-o-cool album covers. The Zombies’ Odessey and Oracle is one of those cult records that even cultists like me missed out on. 250 more words


Records and CDs with Andy Warhol Cover Art - Where to Draw the Line

I suppose it was the fact that a collection of 105 record covers bearing cover art by Andy Warhol or his associates is currently up for auction at Sotheby’s in London (auction date 29th & 30th September, 2015) with an estimated sale price of £30,000 to £50,000 that made me sit down and think about which covers should and should not be included in a collection of Warhol covers. 411 more words

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Album Cover Art Wednesday: The Call Of The Wildest

This week on cheesy album covers by good artists theatre, New Orleans’ very own, Louis Prima:

I love everything about this deeply silly 1957 album cover from the punny title to the stuffed critters to Prima’s sweater to the price tag on this scan. 136 more words


Album Cover Art Wednesday: The Rite Of Spring

Time for a long, circuitous introduction to this week’s post. I guess y’all are used to that by now. Using Barbara Tuchman’s The March of Folly… 204 more words


Album Cover Art Wednesday: Silly Uniforms

There was a lot of gimmickry used in the early days of pop-rock music. The record company suits were never quite sure how to appeal to the kids so they threw a lot of shit against the wall and hoped that some of it stuck.  221 more words


Album Cover Art Wednesday: Billy May

Billy May is best known as a stellar big band arranger who worked with Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Anita O’Day, Ella Fitzgerald, Mel Torme, Bing Crosby, and Peggy Lee among others. 95 more words