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The greatest album covers that never were by Michael Ochs

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Published by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in [Cleveland, Ohio .
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  • United States


  • Sound recordings -- Album covers.,
  • Graphic arts -- United States -- History -- 21st century -- Catalogs.,
  • Rock music in art -- Catalogs.

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Statementconceived and curated by Michael Ochs & Craig Butler ; organized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.
ContributionsButler, Craig., Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.
LC ClassificationsNC1882.7.R62 O25 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination74 p. :
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3383064M
ISBN 100974007803
LC Control Number2004557768

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