Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of record covers from the golden age of LPs


Subscribe to feed Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Tumblr

January, 2011

From head to toe

“From Rumba to DoDon-Pa”   Toru Arima and his Noche Cubana   Teichiku Records (Japan)

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

Comfort jazz

“Chicken & Dumplin’s”   Bobby Timmons   Prestige Records   Bobby Timmons (p, vib) Lee Otis Bass III (b) Billy Saunders (d)   Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, July 12, 1965

Chicken And Dumplin’s   /   The Telephone Song / Ray’s Idea / A Sunday Kind Of Love / The Return Of Genghis Khan

Bobby played his soulful gospel-tinged jazz piano on many of the greatest jazz albums of the late 1950’s and early 60’s –   including classics with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers (1958-1961), Cannonball Adderley, Hank Mobley, Lee Morgan, Donald Byrd, Sonny Stitt, Chet Baker and Kenny Dorham (with whom he made his recording debut in 1956).   He composed the standards “Moanin'”, “Dat Dere”, and “This Here”

Bobby died In March 1974 from cirrhosis at the age of 38, in New York.

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (34 votes, average: 3.32 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

They Were Checkin Her Out While He Was Checkin In

“Shakin’ Up Vegas”   The Tony Pastor Show   Capitol Records   Recorded live at the Stardust Hotel

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (78 votes, average: 4.46 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

Dumb Fuchs

“Shalom Pardner”   Yiddish-American Funny Songs & Humor by Leo Fuchs     Tikva Records

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (41 votes, average: 3.12 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

Back on the chain gang

“Country Hits”   Vocal by Reb Allen

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (35 votes, average: 3.31 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

Mary Ann’s desert island discs

Actress Dawn Wells as Mary Ann on Gilligan’s Island.

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (38 votes, average: 4.42 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

A minx with vinyl

Via Mudwerks!

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (25 votes, average: 4.12 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

LP Cover Lover Pop Quiz

Name the Albums and Artists.   The first one to get all four correct wins a free LP Cover Lover T-Shirt and a sense of self-satisfaction!

GARRY WINS IN JUST UNDER AN HOUR!   CONGRATULATIONS TO A REAL LP COVER LOVER!   (See Garry’s answers in the comments section here.)

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (50 votes, average: 3.34 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

Oh, Susannah

Susannah York 1960

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (27 votes, average: 4.19 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

Her master’s voice

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (20 votes, average: 3.10 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...