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Marty Robbins – Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs album art

Contributed by Garrison Martin on Sep 20th, 2020. Artwork published in .
    Marty Robbins – Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs album art 1
    Source: https://www.last.fm License: All Rights Reserved.

    The album Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs by Marty Robbins from 1959 is perhaps best known for including, among others, the song “El Paso.” The song is a country standard that was also a major pop hit at the time. The song “Big Iron” was included the video game Fallout: New Vegas.

    The gaming community has paid considerable tribute to the album cover, also featured in the game by mashing up different images and repurposing glyphs to a bewildering comedic effect. What’s interesting is, often times new text references none of the original typefaces.

    The original album art pairs a photograph by Don Cravens with Cheltenham and Clarendon.

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    Marty Robbins – Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs album art 2
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    Party Anthems & Pickup Trucks, a persiflage that keeps Clarendon in place, but paired with  and a condensed Tuscan.
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    Party Anthems & Pickup Trucks, a persiflage that keeps Clarendon in place, but paired with Bleeding Cowboys and a condensed Tuscan.

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    • Cheltenham
    • Clarendon (Haas)

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