Monthly Archives: July 2013


Another lesser known Hipgnosis cover, this one from 1979 for Airwaves. Did it provide an idea for the next Led Zeppelin sleeve?

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Mel Smith 1952 – 2013

Mel: Thanks for the inordinate amount of humour and satire which Not The Nine O’Clock News provided. A great show that kept us chuckling during some of the dark political days… Above: Original album from the series, released by BBC … Continue reading

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Make do and mend…

It’s possible to date this unusual – and possibly unique – ‘record sleeve’ to between 1936 and 1952, thanks to the mention of King George VI on the packet. The packet blurb suggests that Kelloggs have been making the cereal … Continue reading

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What we did on our holidays… a trio of album covers devoted to Bullfighting music, the ultimate sixties Spanish holiday souvenir.

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Watching vinyl dry

is just one story on a blog from New Zealand, the random jottings of a bored vinyl store worker. The stuff people come in with and much more.  Have a look at Too Tone Record’s other life, watching vinyl dry … Continue reading

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