All posts filed under: Warhol on 45

Night Beat: rarest of the rare

Oh how I wish the copy of the Night Beat box I have in my collection were a real one. But of course, it’s not. This is the most rare Warhol cover ever. The record Paul Maréchal has found when doing the research for his catalogue raisonné […]

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Wedding March/ Scherzo on Japanese EP

The recording of Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream – incidental music by the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) conducted by Pierre Monteux  took place on 25-28 November 1957 in the Sofiensaal, Vienna. In those years record company Decca undertook a series of recordings in a licensing agreement with […]

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Latin Rhythms record bin divider

A recent find on eBay is this vintage cardboard record divider with the image of Warhol’s Latin Rhythms cover, for making browsing easier at the record shop. Apparently RCA provided this kind of cards to the record shops, that fitted in record bins or drawers […]

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Latin Rhythms by the Boston Pops

Looking at Warhol’s cover for the EP Latin Rhythms by the Boston Pops always makes me happy. The drawing of the Mariachi musicians with so-called ‘sprite faces’, and the design are so beautiful and funny. This cover was only released as a 7″, in the period where […]

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Miguel Bosé: Light My Fuego

The June 1983 issue of El Gran Musical, a Spanish pop & rock magazine, offers some great color pictures of Andy Warhol at work, making Polaroid shots of singer Miguel Bosé. Warhol was asked to design the cover for Bosé’s new album Made in Spain. I don’t […]

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Walter Steding – Secret Spy

Finally found the time to write a new blog entry. This one was supposed to follow immediately after the previous post, about Warhol’s involverment as manager for Walter Steding. The reason I made a second post, is that I try to seperate the singles from the […]

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Warhol on 45: Waltzes by Johann Strauss Jr.

This beautiful EP on Camden records is the pride of my collection, because in fact I myself discovered this Warhol cover. In 2006 I visited Kdx Fairs!, a famous record fair in Ghent, Belgium. I was browsing a box of old American jazz and classical EP’s, hoping to score […]

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Not enough colours!

This is also a remarkable Paul Anka release: the single Happier/Closing Doors, which only in Spain had this Warhol portrait on the cover. But the local art director must have thought: “The song is called Happier, but the singer does not look happy at all. Maybe this Warhol […]

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