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

Guitars

You are currently browsing the archive for the Guitars category.

Girl power

Two by the Travellers and The Stylers

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (45 votes, average: 4.11 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

Shot on location

The Teen Scene  The Hunters Play the Big Hits  Fontana Records (UK)

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (52 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

When Irish eyes are smiling

An Irish Evening with Willie Brady  (Recorded in Ireland)   Avoca Records

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (48 votes, average: 3.77 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

White as a ghost

Another beautiful nude cover from Japan and Toshiba Records.  Shoichiro Matsumiya  “Haunted Guitar”  And its pressed on ruby red vinyl.

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (56 votes, average: 3.98 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

Guitar pickup

Adriano Celentano   “Stai Lontana Da Me”   Ri-Fi Records (Milan)

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (45 votes, average: 3.71 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

Pick me up on your way down

Sobe e Desce  CBS Records (Brazil)   Hi, My name´s Rafael and I´m from Brazil.   The “LP Cover Lover” is Fantastic.  “Prateado e Belinho” – In English, “Silvered and Handsome – Up and Down”  This is “Sertanejo” music. (a.k.a american country music)

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (35 votes, average: 3.03 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

One funky LP sleeve

Freddie Robinson, Guitar and Vocals   “Off the Cuff” (1973)   Enterprise Records (Stax)   With Wilton Felder (Bass), Monk Higgins (Electric Piano also Producer, Arranger and Conductor), Joe Sample (Keyboards), Harold Mason (Drums), Red Holloway (Tenor Sax) and George Bohannon (Trombone).   Darlene Love adds to the backing vocals.   Art Direction by Ron Gorden, Artwork by Edwin Murrell

After playing blues guitar on Chess studio recordings with Howlin’ Wolf and Little Walter, Robinson played in Jerry Butler’s band from 1963-67. He also worked with Syl Johnson and then moved to Los Angeles to be part of Ray Charles’ outfit.

(“Off the Cuff” was sampled by Ice T in “Pulse of the Rhyme”)

1. Off the cuff       2. Georgia on my mind       3. Could it be I’m falling in love       4. Smoking       5. Medicine man       6. River’s invitations       7. Changing dreams       8. Try it one time       9. You’re on my mind       10. You never ever miss away       11. I remember

(Also check out “The Coming Atlantis on World Pacific)

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (38 votes, average: 3.21 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

Tot Rundgren

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (38 votes, average: 3.61 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

Sell it, Livio!

Livio Romano   Columbia Records

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (41 votes, average: 3.78 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...

Slappin’ da bass mon

Robo Arigo Sexy Thing Nigerian funk from 1982.   Check out Comb and Razor – a cool music site which has done posts on this and other rare grooves.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (46 votes, average: 3.46 out of 5)
Loading ... Loading ...