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


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Happy to be nappy

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Plas Johnson  “Dance Party in Harlem”  London Records (France)

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Thumbs up!

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Frenchman Henri Salvador has lots of great covers.  Here’s a picture sleeve on the Rigolo Records label from Germany.

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License to grill

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“A Party in Suburbia”  Arranged and conducted by Bill Leavitt  Tiffany Records (Canada)  Great cover and great song titles.

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Dany and his $100 hoes

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Dany Maurice  Varietes Records (France)

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The “Boop-Boop-A-Doop” Girl!

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Helen Kane  with the Leroy Holmes Orchestra  MGM Records  (1954)

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More cowbell

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Nossos Ritmos  Various Artists  RCA Victor (Brazil)  A joyful and fun folk art illustration from Brazil.

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“Who ordered the spinach?”

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Jai Jai Shri Hanuman  “Hari Om Sharan”  Murli Manohar Swarup

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A record, by Henry Gibson

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Henry Gibson  The GRASS Menagerie (or a flower child’s garden of verse)  Epic Records  (1965)  Cover photo by Roy Cummings  Read more about Henry here!

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Honky tonk woman

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Joe “Fingers” Carr   “Piano Gaiato”  Capitol Records (Brazil)

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