Friday, September 11, 2009

NEW ARRIVAL: R. Crumb Picture Discs!

Robert Johnson
(Sleeve and label design and Picture Disc illustration by Robert Crumb)

"A limited edition (1000 copies) reissue of Robert Johnson 78s on a 10-inch picture disc, with illustrations by Robert Crumb. A portrait of Robert Johnson appears on one side, a label with all information appears on the other. The cover is also drawn by Crumb, in the tradition of old 78 records, illustrating this Paris Jazz Corner Series Devoted to the popular music of the twentieth century. On Side 1: "Sweet Home Chicago," "Come On In My Kitchen," and "Crossroad Blues" (November 1936, Chicago). Side 2 features "I'm a Steady Rollin 'Man," "Me and the Devil Blues," and "Love in Vain Blues" (June 1937, Dallas). 45 rpm." -Last Gasp

Ernest and Emilio Caceres
(Sleeve and label design and Picture Disc illustration by Robert Crumb)

"This is the fantastic picture disc recording "Ernie & Emilio Caceres" featuring the swing band sound of the legendary Caceres Brothers - Limited to 500 copies and illustrated by R. Crumb, this 10 inch 45 rpm picture disc features a fine selection of tracks by The Caceres Brothers recorded on 78 rpm records back in 1934-1937. Comes complete in a record sleeve illustrated by R. Crumb and similar to the sleeves issued with 78 rpm records. Tracks include: 1. I Got Rhythm. 2. What's The Use? 3. Who's Sorry Now? 4. Jig in G 5. Humoresque in Swing Time 6. Runnin' Wild. Musicians: Ernie Caceres - Clarinet and Baritone Sax , Emilio Caceres - Violin, Johnny Gomez - Guitar." -Last Gasp

These records, and many other books and records, can be purchased from:

Brickbat Books
709 South Fourth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

215 592 1207

Open every day, 11am to 7pm.

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