This is the last project brought to market from the World of anArchie.. Lance Ledbetter and Dick Spottswood at the Dust-to-Digital label here in Atlanta have begun a Holiday Series that they are curating from Spottswood's endless collection of pre-war records. This is the first in the series. The next issue will be for Mother's Day.
The idea was to create a Christmas gift: a gift from D-to-D to music lovers and a gift that could be sent from the buyer to his or her loved one. We incorporated a greeting card theme as the overall concept -- with small gifts included inside the wallet.
The inside of the wallet was supposed to seem like a sheet of wrapping paper, with all of the artists represented either by their portrait or an icon of the song or artist if a photo wasn't available.
| || The inserts include a 16 page booklet (left) and a postcard suitable for mailing, which includes art from the original Vocalion records ad for "Christmas in Jail -- Ain't That A Pain".|
Personal Notes: I have to thank Potsy Duncan for her invaluable assistance illustrating the wrapping paper centerfold. I could not have pulled this job off without her.
For more information: Dust-Digital, The Dick Spottswood Show
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