Artist Jamie Reid created the wildly subversive images of Queen Elizabeth for the Sex Pistol's "God Save the Queen" record sleeve
, which deconstructed Cecil Beaton's portrait of Her Majesty with a safety pin through her nose.
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HITS Slade Q Finally, 45 years after buying the Slade hit Merry Xmas Everybody for about 50p, I've got the autograph of guitarist Jim Lea on the record sleeve
. I was wondering what it's worth with all four band members' signatures.
The stamp is designed to look like a 45-rpm record sleeve
As years went on, he said there was a significant change in how the sleeve covers were designed as people now started to become creative in their designs as demonstrated through the sophistication of images on the covers which were brilliantly made.'It was early in the 1990s, when we started noticing these changes.This was mainly because record labels were no longer exclusive abattoirs of the record sleeve
designs, as artists were now starting to have an input in how their sleeve covers were to be designed,' he noted.
As the platforms change, downloading and streaming is the way forward, but, I must admit, I still prefer having the record and looking at the record sleeve
. I am sure some of you agree.
Corbett describes the record sleeve
, the initial release and label, the reissues, and vinyl pressing quality, before highlighting the actual music.
The show is a tribute to Bruce's 1980 double album The River - created when kids had the patience to sit down with a record sleeve
for over an hour and pour through all the new material in one go.
The art of the record sleeve
has no doubt been the subject of volumes of its own and is covered here in less depth.
Ian Payne, aged 49, is the proud owner of a art deco-style gramophone 78rpm Columbia record sleeve
promoting the planned 1940 championships.