Last week we surveyed the long history of songs about Johnny, but we can’t overlook his sidekick Mary. Songs about Mary date at least to the eighth century, though those early ones […]
Artist: Kevin Coyne Title: Heartburn Year: 1976 Label: Virgin For more great sleeves, visit the The Hipgnosis Album Cover Gallery.
Artist: Various Title: The Music For UNICEF Concert: A Gift of Song Year: 1979 Label: Polydor Cover Artist: Bill Utterback
The cassette single was a stupid format, and that’s what makes it interesting.
Artist: Pushtwangers Title: Here We Go Again Year: 1986 Label: Relativity Album Cover: Nome
Ever since Johnny came marching home during the Civil War he’s been popular with songwriters.
Artist: Montrose Title: Jump On It Year: 1976 Label: Warner Brothers For more great sleeves, visit the The Hipgnosis Album Cover Gallery.
Last week I read Anne Tyler’s Breathing Lessons, published in 1988 and set just a few years prior to that date.
Artist: The Jetsons Title: First Family on the Moon Year: 1977 Label: Columbia Special Products Cover Artist: Unknown, presumed in-house art department
If “transitional album” ever makes its way to Websters, Empire’s album cover should be pictured right next to the definition.