Robert Crumb first began drawing record covers in 1968 when Janis Joplin and Big Brother and the
Holding Company, fellow Haight- Ashbury denizens, asked him to provide a cover for their album Cheap Thrills.
It was an invitation the budding artist couldn't resist, especially since he had been fascinated with
record covers-particularly for the legendary jazz, country, and old-time blues music of the
1920s and1930s-since he was a teen.
This early collaboration proved so successful that Crumb went on to draw hundreds of record covers for both new artists and largely forgotten masters.
So remarkable were Crumb's artistic interpretations of these old 78 rpm singles that the art itself proved influential in their rediscovery in the 1960s and 1970s.
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