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Mississippi John Hurt – Last Sessions album art

Photo(s) by Klaus Hiltscher. Imported from Flickr on May 13, 2021. Artwork published in .
    Mississippi John Hurt – Last Sessions album art 1
    Source: https://www.flickr.com Uploaded to Flickr by Klaus Hiltscher and tagged with “broadway”. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Last Sessions is an album by country blues singer and guitarist Mississippi John Hurt (1893–1966). It was recorded at a Manhattan hotel in February and July 1966, and released in 1972 by Vanguard Records. Design by Jules Halfant, with photography by David Gahr (cover) and Dick Waterman (back).

    The display typeface is Broadway, here with an unusual form of quote marks (like ❞❝, but mirrored) around the title. The track list and credits on the back were set on IBM’s Selectric Composer and feature the proprietary Theme in Bold and Italic styles, as well as IBM’s version of Univers.

    The images show a pressing from the UK, manufactured and distributed by RCA Limited, with the sleeve printed by Howards Printers (Slough) Ltd.

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    Mississippi John Hurt – Last Sessions album art 2
    Source: https://www.flickr.com Uploaded to Flickr by Klaus Hiltscher. License: All Rights Reserved.

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