I Got a Head Like a Rock; Fare Thee Well

I Got a Head Like a Rock; Fare Thee Well

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Josh White. side 1: I Got a Head Like a Rock; side 2: Fare Thee Well (Asch 348-1), from the album, Songs By Josh White (Asch 348).
78 rpm.

Album cover illustration was by David Stone Martin (born David Livingstone Martin, 1913-1992). Martin was an American artist best known for his illustrations on jazz album covers for labels including Mercury, Asch, Disc, and Dial. Many of his commissions were from Martin’s longtime friend, American jazz record producer and concert promoter Norman Granz (1918-2001).

American writer and social activist Langston Hughes (1901-1967) wrote the liner notes for this album.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sound recording
release date
1944
recording artist
White, Josh
artist
Martin, David Stone
writer
Hughes, Langston
manufacturer
Asch
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
ID Number
1988.0824.33
accession number
1988.0824
maker number
348-1
catalog number
1988.0824.33
Credit Line
Gift of Lillian S. Kaplan
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