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the tail end of Command records new releases

At the end, 1969-1971, Command Records was trying new things graphically. The music remained the same middle of the road schlock, except for the records released on Command Probe, which I will show later. Here are my last few Command … Continue reading

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command records 920s and 930s

Sometime after 900 the Artistic Director changed. The look did not change immediately, and Giusti is still good, but to my mind Command lost its earlier distinctiveness. On the other hand, someone created the bizarre paper folding covers like Soft … Continue reading

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Command records 910 to 919

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finally, a few more Command records

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Command 880s

The next Command records, 880 to 889 that I have. The Carol Channing one is kind of unique. I can’t imagine wanting to design it that way to sell records, but different covers work for different audiences in different time … Continue reading

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Command 870 to 879

the 870s, 1964 to 1965. While no individual cover on command moves me, the entire series has a certain industrial beauty that I love.

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finally, the next few command records

RS860 to RS669, 1964.

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and yet more command records

The Command catelog is the greatest disconnect between great cover design and lousy music in all of recorded sound. Every once in a while I try to play one, and I never like the music. Eventually, starting around 1966, this … Continue reading

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Command RS804SD reissue, not my copy

This is the reissue of the Sound of the World’s Most Precious Violins, vol. 2. The design is probably by Giusti, I don’t own it so I don’t know. The new design makes it fit in with the company’s overall … Continue reading

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