All posts tagged: record cover art

Honey, where’s the can opener?

So today – and yesterday – we will all be running to the record store I guess, because the official worldwide rerelease of the Rolling Stones’ masterpiece Sticky Fingers is now a fact. Also the rare Spanish cover version gets a rerelease. In Spain, at that time under Franco […]

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Some more Progressive Pianos

Let’s have a look at some great drawings for the Progressive Piano cover. As usual Warhol did a lot of different drafts for one singular project: with real piano keys or colored patches; with jacket & shirt sleeves or bare arms. After 10 years of […]

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Progressive Horowitz Piano

The RCA Victor album Piano Music of Mendelssohn and Liszt, by Vladimir Horowitz, is one of the six new additions to the brand new second edition of Paul Maréchal’s catalogue raisonné of Andy Warhol record covers. Maréchal situates the date of release about 1954, and to […]

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Sticky Fingers Zipless

In the second week of June The Rolling Stones are going to officially rerelease their 1971 classic album Sticky Fingers, and all the songs will be played live during the Zip Code Tour in the US starting May 24. The album will be released in a wide variety of […]

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Skyline – Susanna De Maria screen test

Even when you have been collecting Warhol covers for years, and you think you’ve seen them all, a surprise can turn up. Like this album by Skyline on the French label Four Stars Records, found in a joint research with friend and collector Raimund Flöck from Germany. […]

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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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Paul Anka – The 8 Paintings

There will be not much of a chronology in my blog. I’ll write about whatever I think of first. This post is about the portraits made for Paul Anka’s 1976 album The Painter. It was the first album cover that made use of commissioned portrait […]

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Happy 100, Lady Day!

The legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday was born on April 7th, 1915. So next week on Tuesday her 100th birthday will be celebrated. With of course a lot of new releases, among which one of my all time favourite albums: Lady In Satin. Looking very much forward to […]

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Kenny Burrell – Blue Note 1543

The first Andy Warhol-Reid Miles collaboration on Blue Note was for the album Kenny Burrell, no title, Blue Note 1543. The album was released in 1956. The cover has a great drawing of Burrell playing the guitar. The original drawing can be seen in the […]

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