Monthly Archives: March 2012

early sleeves

A quartet of early sleeve designs for classical albums is discussed on this new page. Designed mostly in the UK, pressed here, but with covers printed over there! Advertisements

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A record of the past – Community

A record of the past – Community – The Star. The local paper picked up on the collection of old Sheffield record shop bags and ran a full page story last week; here’s the edited web version!  

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Sheffield covers covered

Waste not want not! I prepared this story for the local paper but they changed their minds. Three covers with Sheffield connections which have borrowed or been borrowed.

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Changing the back-drop

A detailed look at two early 70s sleeve illustrations by artist and writer Ian Beck, who did two album covers; one by Jonathan Kelly and the other for the slightly better known Elton John.

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