Monthly Archives: December 2014

Black Sheep Of The Family

I’ve got around to looking at one of my favourite Hipgnosis sleeves at last, the Quatermass album.  Although I don’t have it, this German single sleeve I found on the web lifts the Pterodactyl’s from the front sleeve of the … Continue reading

| Leave a comment

Home Sweden Home

Home Sweden Home, featuring Egon Kjerrman Orchestra and soloists. This charity shop find struck me a quite ‘seasonal’ cover (it even has a track on it called Black Rudolf!). Issued in America in 1959 on London Records, I have seen … Continue reading

Posted in Crate Digging | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trevor Kelly IS Elvis

With the opening of the Elvis Presley exhibition at the O2 Arena, I figured here’s one album which might have escaped the curator’s attention!  It’s another privately pressed album, this time by Trevor Kelly, “architect and entertainer”.  Resident compare at … Continue reading

Posted in Crate Digging | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

metal threesome

A contrasting trio of covers for heavy metal collections circa 1980, from the sublime to the ridiculous perhaps!  It’s a music genre that threw up many real horrors cover wise but occasionally they aspired to something greater as one of … Continue reading

Posted in Sleeve Galleries | Tagged , , , , , , , ,