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Casatschok!

Here’s another Vacaciones sleeve (see our previous posting below), which is quite timely given the growing tourist trade boycott some Spanish hardliners are stirring up right now. A Casatschok is a Ukrainian traditional dance which was lifted and adapted for … Continue reading

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Vinyl tourism

Away from the big name sleeve designers, I’ve always been interested in the work of those who toiled at or for labels, mostly uncredited and forgotten.  But when you bring some of these covers together they start to tell their … Continue reading

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Ah! Men

Ah! Men is a strange concept, and a bit of a weird mix musically unless your play list switches between Val Doonican and Jerry Lee Lewis by choice.  Still the concept title must have seemed fantastic at the Polydor brain-storming … Continue reading

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Ann Pickford, fifties cover girl.

The world’s first LP cover super model?  Ann Pickford appeared on over fifty albums sleeves in the mid-fifties, stunningly photographed by Paul Huf for the Dutch Philips label.  The story of her sleeve career and nine examples are shown in … Continue reading

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girls, guitars and ganzies

A mid-sixties German sleeve which turns out to have an interesting back-story, being an early example of designer Peter Wandrey‘s work. He also took the fabulous cover photograph…

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metal collections

Three glossy art director driven photo shoots decorated these Deep Purple compilations, showing that budget spend even on reissue albums was rarely stinted!

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Airwaves

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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More cover girls

It’s been a while since the Top Of The Pops cover girls appeared here, so I’ve dug out another less well known series for this new gallery. The Flag label pushed their cover images a little beyond their more famous … Continue reading

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Moonlighting models

Two of the Top Of The Pops models popping up (and in one case out) on other sleeves…

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Top Of The Pops 1 – 92 complete

ST33 finally gets all 92 volumes of the fabulous Top Of The Pops onto the site. You can click here to look at the last batch, including the ultra rare Volume 92, or go to the Top Of The Pops … Continue reading

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