Episode 66: Preach It

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: Preach It. Hosted by Rich Bachelor and Mark Mager. StylusCast from Downtown Portland, home of the world’s most worshipped vinyl scene. Each week we discuss 5 albums selected by the merit of their covers (usually).

Alpha Blondy “Jerusalem” 1988 Shanachie Records Corp
Papa John Creach “Rock Father” 1976 Buddah Records
Lady Reed “Rudy Ray Moore Presents…The Lady Reed Album – Queen Bee Talks” Kent Records
George Duke “Don’t Let Go” 1978 Epic Records
Lionel Hampton “Lionel Hampton” 1960 Coronet Records Read more…

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Episode 65: High Concept

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: High Concept. Hosted by Rich Bachelor and Mark Mager. StylusCast from Downtown Portland, home of the world’s most conceited vinyl scene. Each week we discuss 5 albums selected by the merit of their covers (usually).

Yo La Tengo “I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One” 1997 Matador Records
Joan of Arc “Live in Chicago, 1999” 1999 Jade Tree Records
Caroliner “Sell Heal Holler” 1995 BullsHit Records
Amon Tobin “Supermodified” 2000 Ninja Tune
Red Snapper “Our Aim Is to Satisfy” 2000 Warp/Matador records Read more…

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Episode 64: Frank Frazetta-ish

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: Frank Frazetta-ish . Hosted by Mark Mager and Rich Bachelor. StylusCast from Downtown Portland, home of the world’s most “let’s be Frank Frazetta” vinyl scene. Each week we discuss 5 albums selected by the merit of their covers (usually).

Diamond Head “Borrowed Time” 1982 MCA Records
Whitesnake “Love Hunter” 1979 United Artists
Kiss “Love Gun” 1977 Casablanca Records
Manowar “Fighting the World” 1987 ATCO Records
Meat Loaf “Bat Out of Hell” 1977 Cleveland International/Epic Records Read more…

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Episode 63: Torture & Execution

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: Torture & Execution. Hosted by Mark Mager and Rich Bachelor. StylusCast from Downtown Portland, home of the world’s most tortured vinyl scene. Each week we discuss 5 albums selected by the merit of their covers (usually).

Straw Dogs “We Are Not Amused” 1986 Restless Records
Michael Schenker Group “The Michael Schenker Group” 1980 Chrysalis Records
Electric Light Orchestra “Face the Music” 1975 United Artists Records
Hank Snow “Songs of Tragedy” 1964 RCA Victor
Scorpions “Blackout” 1982 Mercury Records Read more…

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Episode 62: Picasso Guitars

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: Picasso Guitars. Hosted by Mark Mager and Rich Bachelor. StylusCast from Downtown Portland, home of the world’s artiest vinyl scene. Each week we discuss 5 albums selected by the merit of their covers (usually). Taste even more magic at www. coolalbumcovers.com.

The Three Suns “Busy Fingers” 1949 RCA Victor Records
Various “Spanish Guitars” 1962 Time Records
George Cordoba “Guitarra Exotica” 1958 Dot Records
Hank Williams “The Great Hits Of Hank Williams” 1972 MGM Records
Mason Williams “The Mason Williams Listening Matter” 1969 Everest Records Read more…

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Episode 61: Good Acid

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: Good Acid. Hosted by Mark Mager and Rich Bachelor. StylusCast from Downtown Portland, home of the world’s most mediocre vinyl scene. Each week we discuss 5 albums selected by the merit of their covers (usually).

Nektar “A Tab in the Ocean” 1972 Bacillus Records
Return to Forever. “Music Magic. 1977 Columbia Records.
Buddy Miles “Buddy Miles Live” 1971 Mercury Records
The Rolling Stones”Their Satanic Majesties Request” 1967 London Records
Sharron Lucky “Adventures In Sound” 1970 Melody House Records Read more…

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Episode 60: Boots

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: Boots. Hosted by Rich Bachelor and Mark Mager. StylusCast from Downtown Portland, home of the world’s most high heeled vinyl scene. Each week we discuss 5 albums selected by the merit of their covers (usually).

Emmylou Harris “Elite Hotel” 1975 Reprise Records.
Jeannie C Riley “Yearbooks and Yesterdays” 1969 Plantation Records.
Nancy Sinatra “How Does That Grab You?” 1966 Reprise Records.
The Alexandrov Red Army Ensemble Untitled Vox Productions
Funkadelic “Uncle Jam Wants You” 1979 Warner Bros. Records

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Episode 59: Cartoons

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: Cartoons. Hosted by Rich Bachelor and Mark Mager. StylusCast from Downtown Portland, home of the world’s most cartoonish vinyl scene. Each week we discuss 5 albums selected by the merit of their covers (usually).

Sam & Kirk McGee “Stars Of The Grand Old Opry” Guest Star Records.
Frances Faye “Bad Bad Frances Faye” 1976 Bethlehem Records.
The Exotic Guitars Play “Exotic Country Music” 1970 Ranwood Records.
Boston Pops Orchestra “Opera Without Singing” 1953 RCA Records.
Dick Harvey and The Listen & Learn Players “Let’s Play Traffic Cop” 1967 Famous Child Guidance Records.

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Episode 58: Pyramids

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: Pyramids. Hosted by Rich Bachelor and Mark Mager. StylusCast from Downtown Portland, home of the world’s most mediocre vinyl scene. Each week we discuss 5 albums selected by the merit of their covers (usually). Taste even more magic at www. coolalbumcovers.com.

Iron Maiden “Powerslave” 1984 Capitol Records.
Pink Floyd “Dark Side of the Moon” 1979 Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab.
Vandenberg “Alibi” 1985 ATCO Records.
The Blue Oyster Cult “Tyranny and Mutation” 1973 Columbia Records.
Ram Jam “Ram Jam” 1977 Epic Records.

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Episode 57: Boys in Blue

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: Boys in Blue. Hosted by Rich Bachelor and Mark Mager. StylusCast from Downtown Portland, home of the world’s bluish vinyl scene. Each week we discuss 5 albums selected by the merit of their covers (usually).

Jim and Jesse “Wildwood Flower” 1970 Harmony Records.
Paul Revere and the Raiders “Here They Come” 1965 Columbia Records.
The Trammps “The Legendary Zing album featuring the Fabulous Trammps” 1976 Buddah Records.
The Union Gap “Woman Woman” 1968 Columbia Records.
Slim Whitman “All My Best” 1979 Suffolk Marketing Records.

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