The Children Of “Houses Of The Holy”

By Doyle Tatum

Melody Hill was the Circle Sky Records official magazine while we were open between 2002 and 2010.

Melody Hill #14 was our next to the last regular issue of the Melody Hill fanzine.

The cover for this issue was drawn by the Circle Sky store manager, and my good friend, Donnie Thompson.

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Album Art – Herb Alpert’s Tijuana Brass – Whipped Cream & Other Delights

Herb Albert was frightened that the cover would be censored.

This is where I’ll be talking about the Album Art that I like. That is one of the benefits of 12″ vinyl albums, the cool packaging that surrounded the record. Here I’ll research the creations that we all loved as children, teenagers, and adults. I’ll try to find as much information on the artists as I can.

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Album Art – The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

It was [over 54] years ago today, Sergeant Pepper taught the band to play
They’ve been going in and out of style, But they’re guaranteed to raise a smile

This is where I’ll be talking about the Album Art that I like. That is one of the benefits of 12″ vinyl albums, the cool packaging that surrounded the record. Here I’ll research the creations that we all loved as children, teenagers, and adults. I’ll try to find as much information on the artists as I can.

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Album Art – Emerson, Lake & Palmer – Brain Salad Surgery

There must be someone who can set them free: To take their sorrow from this odyssey – To help the helpless and the refugee: To protect what’s left of humanity.

This is where I’ll be talking about the Album Art that I like. That is one of the benefits of 12″ vinyl albums, the cool packaging that surrounded the record. Here I’ll research the creations that we all loved as children, teenagers, and adults. I’ll try to find as much information on the artists as I can.

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Album Art – Foreigner – Head Games

I’ve been in trouble since I don’t know when, I’m in trouble now and I know somehow I’ll find trouble again

This is where I’ll be talking about the Album Art that I like. That is one of the benefits of 12″ vinyl albums, the cool packaging that surrounded the record. Here I’ll research the creations that we all loved as children, teenagers, and adults. I’ll try to find as much information on the artists as I can.

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Album Art – Chicago

It’s only the beginning

This is where I’ll be talking about the Album Art that I like. That is one of the benefits of 12″ vinyl albums, the cool packaging that surrounded the record. Here I’ll research the creations that we all loved as children, teenagers, and adults. I’ll try to find as much information on the artists as I can.

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Italian Artist Sells Nothing For $16,507.50

Money for nothin’ and your chicks for free

Salvatore Garau is a 67-year-old artist born in Santa Giusta, in the province of Oristano on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, Italy. His 2021 invisible (i.e., nonexistent) sculpture “Io sono” (I am) was sold for $16,507.50 to a private Milanese collector through Art-Rite Auction House.

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