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10 ALBUM COVERS WITH ARTIST PORTRAITS — FINAL SET

Welcome to the final part of this meandering series of album covers featuring what we will loosely call portraits of the band. Once again we’ll begin in the 1960s, with an all-time favourite. I love the way artist/designer Bernard Yeszin utilised the television image of The Monkees (Davey’s shirt, Mike’s beanie) to create an engaging […]

10 ALBUM COVERS WITH ARTIST PORTRAITS

Quintessentially Sixties in its technicolour glory, The Beatles 1968 animated film holds up very well due to the sheer vivacity of the artwork. Directed by George Dunning, Time magazine labelled it “a smash”, observing that the film “delighted adolescents and aesthetes alike”. The album was released in January 1969, by which time it was somewhat […]

10 AWESOME AUTO ALBUM COVERS

* THE ALBUMS Miles Davis – A Tribute to Jack Johnson [CBS 1971] The Orange Humble Band – Humblin’ (Across America) [Half A Cow 2000] Beach Boys – The Capital Years [Capital/EMI 1983] Chuck Berry – Motorvatin’ [Chess 1977] Original Soundtrack – Rikky and Pete [EMI 1988] The Cars – Since You’re Gone (12″ Picture […]

FINAL PRINT RUN [COVERART #64]

  * Peter Sellers – Sellers Market – EMI/United Artists 1978 Tom Paxton – The Paxton Report – Mountain Railroad Records 1980 Beach Boys – Beach Boys ’69 Live in London – Capitol USA 1976 / EMI UK 1970 * These album covers are clearly not in the ‘facsimile newspaper’ category but provide an epilogue to the occasional series. […]