Record Cover of the Week

February 17, 2008

Pagan Love

Stanley Wilson: Pagan Love

Classic 1950’s exotica. Television and movie composer Stanley Wilson originally conceived the pieces on this album as the score for The Mating Urge, a 1958 documentary about “primitive” courting rituals in the south seas, Africa and Asia. The front cover reminds me of amateur Sasquatch footage (if the Sasquatch was a naked white woman with a Betty Page haircut). The back cover has some fun line art (click the image below to see it up close and read the informative liner notes).

Pagan Love back cover

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One Response to “Record Cover of the Week”


  1. Awesome Cover. Did you scan that yourself. And if yes, any tips? I have a scanner, but ‘t’aint’ no way I’m gettin’ an album cover completely within my scanner’s glass…


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