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Various Artists – German Super Rock album art

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Sep 25th, 2017. Artwork published in .
Various Artists – German Super Rock album art
Source: Michael Mechthold-Jin. License: All Rights Reserved.

From Michael’s great collection of album art on Flickr:

A terrible name for a record. And not even true: Hardy Hepp (from the band Krokodil) was Swiss and Jimmy Jackson American.
But an interesting compilation of early 70s progressive rock anyway, with unusually long songs for a compilation on a major label.
The Gila track stands out: Recorded with Florian Fricke from Popol Vuh.

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5 Comments on “Various Artists – German Super Rock album art”

  1. The image — a depiction of Germania, from the Niederwald monument? — was quoted on the covers of a compilation series (Jazzkraut, Live Kraut, Son of Kraut) issued by Sireena Records.

  2. Interesting combo, Marvin and Desdemona. They are certainly related. Maybe the designers were seeking a lighter version of Marvin for the small stuff, or vice versa.

  3. Also, Desdemona was revived by Face Photosetting (where Marvin originated), as Mathieu has pointed out.

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