Tag Archives: Darrill Connelly

three recent purchases

a Darill Connelly drawing on the generic Steinweiss squares CBS cover. A Decca which could be Steinweiss, the stars in the background are a nice touch. And a London which has drawings that look like Steinweiss but otherwise the design … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

words for steinweiss, connelly, stone martin, shahn

The first one, Truetone, really looks like Steinweiss to me. Bad condition cover, but worth posting because it is so unusual. The next three are Darrill Connelly, another favorite of mine. Then comes a cover by David Stone Martin. I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

steinweiss?, darrill connelly, david stone martin, ben shahn, lee myles assoc

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

the most I have ever paid for a Steinweiss, and new Connelly covers

I just got back from NYC, where I went to four thrift shops. I could not resist this Artie Shaw album even though it was $4. It is signed Steinweiss, and it is on Epic. I had never seen a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

two recent acquisitions, including a darrill connelly

On a thrift shop trip to Annapolis (most people go there for the history and the waterfront) i picked up this Darrill Connelly 10 inch lp. The middle picture. There was another one concerning Mark Twain, but it was in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

a darrill connelly reissue, and an RCA reissue

I don’t know why Columbia reissued Gentlemen Prefer Blondes with a white border around the design. It must have looked more modern to them. The RCA Dukes of Dixieland is easier to speculate about. It was originally on Vik, an … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment