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 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 54: News

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

“Forecast: Snow Flurries…Accumulation 1-2 inches” Narrated by John Webster 1967 WCFL News Chicago
Associated Press “The World in Sound 1981” 1982 AP
“Politics USA” narrated by Will Rogers Jr. 1957 Columbia Masterworks
Don Adams “Don Adams Meets the Roving Reporter” 1963 Crescendo
Edward R Murrow “I Can Hear It Now Vol 1” 1948 Columbia Masterworks

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Episode 53: Black & White and Color

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

Cheap Trick “In Color And In Black And White” 1977 Epic
Argent “All Together Now” 1972 Epic
Lynyrd Skynryd “Gimme Back My Bullets” 1976 MCA Records
Kwick “Foreplay” 1983 Capitol Records
George Van Eps “Seven-String Guitar” 1967 Capitol Records

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Episode 52: How-To

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

Center for Studies of Suicide Prevention: First Training Record In Suicidology 1969 National Institute of Mental Health.
ATC Clears 1960 Aero-Progress Inc. Narrator: Vincent Pelletier.
Frank, Sid & Ralph Stein “Time To Tell Time” 1967 Golden Records.
Jack Burger & Danny Gould “Let’s Play Bongos” 1957 Hi-Fi Records
Brother Int Corp “Hear how to touch type For beginners or refresher course” 1960 Bestway Products.
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Episode 51: Adventures in Sound

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

Popular Photography “Sound For A Picture Evening Vol III” 1969 Ziff Davis.
Enoch Light “Patterns In Sound Vol. 1” 1966 Project 3.
Bell Telephone Laboratories Inc “The Science Of Sound” 1960 Folkways Records.
Various Artist “Sounds in Space” 1958 RCA Victor.
Buddy Cole “Ingenuity In Sound” 1962 Warner Bros.

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Episode 50: Smokes

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

Johnnie Taylor “Best of the Old and the New” 1984 Beverly Glen Music.
Various “Times Square Original Soundtrack” 1980 RSO.
The Art of Noise “In No Sense? Nonsense!” 1987 China Records.
Weather Report “Mr Gone” 1978 Columbia.
Wes Montgomery “A Day in the Life”1967 A&M Records.

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Episode 49: Bowler Hats

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

Various – “Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange – Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” 1971 Warner Bros
Tony Mottola “Mr Big” 1959 Command Records
Men Without Hats “Folk Of The 80’s part III” 1980 Hats Inc
Lou Reed “Coney Island Baby” 1975 RCA Victor
Leo Kottke “Ice Water” 1974 Capitol Records

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Episode 30: Hipgnosis

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: Hipgnosis. 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).

Pink Floyd “Wish You Were Here” 1975 Columbia/CBS Records.
AC/DC “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap” 1981 Atlantic Records.
Scorpions “Animal Magnetism” 1980 Mercury Records.
XTC “Go 2” 1978 Virgin Records.
Rainbow “Difficult to Cure” 1981 Polydor Records.

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Episode 29: Things That Come with Your Album

Vinyl record covers discussed. This episode: Things That Come with Your Album. 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).

Three Dog Night “Seven Separate Fools” 1972 Dunhill Records.
Red Red Meat “There’s a Star Above the Manger Tonight” 1997 Sub Pop Records.
Queen “Jazz” 1978 Elektra Records.
Devo “New Traditionalists” 1981 Warner Bros Records.
Rick Wakeman “No Earthly Connection” 1976 A&M records.

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