Monthly Archives: November 2012

the original 78 set of the previous post’s lps

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another recent purchases – Hansel and Gretel by Darrill Connelly

The history of lp record covers in the first 5 years 1948 to 1953 fascinates me. Here are two quasi-generic covers for the same music both linked to Alex Steinweiss. The new one, on the left, has Steinweiss’ squares generic … Continue reading

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8 recent purchases, some definitely steinweiss

the most interesting one is Lillian Roth, the first one. Jackie wilson right next to it is definitely Steinweiss, and so is Artie Shaw on the same row – because it is signed. Is Lillian Roth as good a cover … Continue reading

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the next three Steinweiss London LL series

two more drawn ones and the first of the garish photograph covers

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next six london ll steinweiss

five of them a sort of a series. mid-1950s.

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next two steinweiss london lls

one in two colors

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step back 15 years – London LL series Steinweiss covers

these are early to mid 1950s. All Steinweiss, to my eye. One is a British issue, apparently they used the american cover. I don’t know if there was an earlier British only cover.

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