Tag Archives: RCA

Mike Hammer

This great sleeve came from a bunch of odds and ends I bought off a Canadian dealer last year. It dates from 1959 and I thought it was fabulous abstract sleeve, with cool jazz imagery. The art is credited to … Continue reading

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generic disco

and I don’t mean the music!  Many major labels developed their own generic 12″ single sleeves in the late 70s and 80s.  This saved them the expense of printing special covers for each single, but did give the releases an … Continue reading

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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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