One band for me that has always had very cool album art is Molly Hatchet ...

Views: 795

Replies to This Discussion

Teaser and the Firecat is a great album Sean !!!! :)
I miss the lost art of album covers! I am 99% positive that some (if not all) of the Molly Hatchet albums are Frank Frazetta's artwork.

How about some classic Yes?



indeed, that's why I love a lot of my old jazz I have on cd, they have reproduced the original album art in the packaging so I "kinda" feel like I have the vinyl album in my hands from 1958 or so.
My brother in law just bought and retro stereo (with a turnstyle!), and has been collecting old albums. Sean you are right on the money here: the album cover is a lost art.

Remember how it used to be a completely interactive (pardon the term) experience? The cover... the back cover... the record sleeve and the liner notes... truly, a lost art.
Two Saturdays ago I got to experience the warm sound of vinyl at an older gentleman from my church who has been building his audio/video studio for the last 50 years and I was totally blown away. Not only does Bill have LP's from the 50's,60's,70's and 80's, he has reel to reel tapes from the bands he was in so listening to demos and live concerts was a treat. He has set up his speakers for true quadraphonic sound and listening some of the older jazz with each instrument coming out of the different speakers was pretty wild. I had not heard anything like that in a long time.
Outstanding! It's expecially cool when you look at old jazz music, or some of the great artists that really pushed the use of stereo: Pink Floyd, the Beatles, etc.

Plus those snaps and pops that can only be produced by a needle in a groove give the music special character.
Yeah it was cool I took my cd of Dave Brubeck's Time Out and Bill played the LP so we listened to them back to back and the album was so much warmer, deeper sound. I love my cd's, but I do miss my vinyl collection.
Good call Bob and yes it was Frank for Molly's album art and he also did ...

One of the great fantasy artists of all time! Nobody does barbarians like Frazetta and Vallejo!
+1 for good music. :^)
Indeed good music Jarrett :)
I dig the last one.

RSS

Latest Activity

Northumbrian replied to Stein's discussion Essential shirtless experiences growing up. in the group The Shirtless Man
"I always mow the lawn shirtless. Mostly because I don't wear shirts at all when I'm at home. Would rather be topless 24 hours a day"
9 minutes ago
Juan Marcos Martinez joined Herb Munson's group
Thumbnail

The Great Debate

"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
20 minutes ago
Juan Marcos Martinez joined thehuhman's group
Thumbnail

Manly Mentors

Do you mentor? Have an interest in doing so? Want to connect with others who are making a positive difference in the lives of younger men? Mentoring is not for every man, but if you've felt the call... this is definitely YOUR group!See More
26 minutes ago
Juan Marcos Martinez joined A.C.'s group
Thumbnail

Musicians

A group for Musicians to discuss musicianship and share experiences.
26 minutes ago
Juan Marcos Martinez joined Andrioux's group
Thumbnail

Teachers' Club (for men in Education)

Virtual staff room for visionary teachers of every discipline. This is a good place for educators to discuss their collective role in society--particularly in regards to their duty as role models for young men. What does it mean to be a male role model for young boys in the classroom? How can we serve them best? See More
29 minutes ago
Juan Marcos Martinez joined Tyler Wainright's group
Thumbnail

Manly Dads

This group is for men out there who have children and are looking for a better way to balance manhood with fatherhood
31 minutes ago
Juan Marcos Martinez joined oracle989's group
Thumbnail

AoM Do It Yourself-ers

If you want it done right, you have to do it yourself, the old adage goes. That may not always be true, but if you love a good project, this is your place to be!See More
32 minutes ago

© 2016   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service