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The Nashville Sound: Bright Lights & Country Music

Contributed by R B on Mar 24th, 2018. Artwork published in .
    The Nashville Sound: Bright Lights & Country Music
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    The Nashville Sound: Bright Lights & Country Music is a 6 LP box set released on Columbia House Records, as a companion to the book The Nashville Sound: Bright Lights & Country Music by Paul Hemphill.

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    1 Comment on “The Nashville Sound: Bright Lights & Country Music

    1. Mar 24th, 2018  4:02 pm

      A lovely contribution! Thank you, Robert. It’s our first in-use example for Phil Martin’s Harem (digital as Johnny).

      The cover art obviously references the jacket design for Hemphill’s book, with the jukebox and the title set on a curve. Harem even has similar flared stems as the face used for the book jacket. Unlike Nottingham, it was a clearly contemporary choice, with the isolated dots for the bars in ‘H’ or ‘E’.

      Apparently 6 LPs weren’t enough: Columbia House soon added a 7th volume. The cover features a very different design, though.

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