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Many Moods of Alton Ellis

Contributed by Stephen Coles on May 5th, 2018. Artwork published in .
    Many Moods of Alton Ellis 1
    Source: Image: paperstax. License: All Rights Reserved.

    In his request on Font ID, Drew Heffron aptly describes this typeface as “1970s Gaelic Futurism”. The creator of Rustikalis is unknown. It appeared in VGC catalogs in the 1960s. O’Neil Nanco, the designer of this sleeve, flipped the ‘M’s on this cover (which was apparently common so may have come from a faulty knockoff font) and chose a green that is strangely difficult to read against the black-and-white photograph.

    Many Moods of Alton Ellis 2
    Source: Image: deepgroovesounds. License: All Rights Reserved.


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    2 Comments on “Many Moods of Alton Ellis

    1. matt cotsell says:
      May 8th, 2018 5:02 pm

      His name is Alton not Anton!

    2. Golly! Thanks, Matt. Fixed it.

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