Wings Label Proof – UK 1978

London Town is an overlooked record. About 50% of the tracks are tasty, if sounding a we bit dated. I picked up some label proofs at Rockaway Records in LA around...

ZZ Top Greatest Hits Proof – London 1992 Oct26

ZZ Top Greatest Hits Proof – London 1992

Warners gave me this great proof sheet to look at for inspiration for ads and window displays just before the album was released. It’s a one of a kind....

Apple Label Design Proof – US 1970’s

I found this design proof in an LA record store and bought it for a dollar. It’s in perfect...

Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson – Los Angeles 2003

Sadly I didn’t meet him, but I was given this by the nice Capitol folks in 2003. I saw him do a pre-tour run through of the Smile record the following year on a movie soundstage in Burbank. Very interesting although I’ve never been taken with the Wondermints. Talented, but a bit...

John Waite Promo Card – Phoenix 1985 Jul10

John Waite Promo Card – Phoenix 1985

I love the Babys as well as the solo albums Ignition and No Brakes. But what on earth was the lad thinking when it came to dress...

The Who Odds and Sods Poster – USA 1974

The original copies of Odds and Sods contained this removable poster behind the die cut sleeve front. It was later changed to a permanent card backing bearing the same photo as well as including the poster. The shot is from the North American 1973 tour. It’s a really weird shot. The...