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

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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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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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six more Columbia 10 inch lps, ML2000 series

These are my next six Columbia 10 inch lps. The first two are apparently Darrill Connelly drawings. The next two are signed Steinweiss covers. The last two are one generic and one sticker. My guess is as follows: Columbia issued … Continue reading

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Columbia SL103 La Traviata – design by steinweiss, drawings by Darrill Connelly

The front cover of SL103 La Traviata is signed steinweiss. But the drawing looks much more like Darrill Connelly. The inside drawings are clearly Connelly. His style is unique.

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my last few connelly covers on columbia, 1950-51

These are the last few Darrill Connelly covers on Columbia that I have. Not all of them are definitely Connelly. On the other hand, The Age of Anxiety is signed, and here it is in three colors. I may have … Continue reading

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