Monthly Archives: August 2012

every which way but loose

Clint Eastwood in Every Which Way but Loose. James Fargo. 1978.

vintage jam (costello channels the beach boys edition)

The Other Side of Summer. Elvis Costello. 1991.

spielberg directs

Steven Spielberg directs Susan Backlinie while making Jaws. 1975.

on the beach

Daydreams unit on the beach at Rye. Frank Wells, Ivor Montagu, Eileen Hellstern (Mrs. Montagu), Renee de Vaux, Elsa Lanchester, Charles Laughton, Lionel Rich, Walter Wickelow. 1928.

on your sleeve

Surfin’ Safari. 1962.

Fun, Fun, Fun. 1964.

Australian Fun, Fun, Fun.

I Get Around/Don’t Worry Baby. 1964.

Dance, Dance, Dance. 1964.

Do You Wanna Dance? 1964.

German Do You Wanna Dance?

Help Me, Rhonda. 1965.

California Girls/Let Him Run Wild. 1965.

The Monkey’s Uncle. Annette Funicello (with The Beach Boys as backing band). 1965.

The Little Girl I Once Knew. 1965.

Sloop John B. 1966.

Hits EP. 1966.

French Wouldn’t It Be Nice EP. 1966.

Good Vibrations. 1966.

Dutch Then I Kissed Her. 1966.

French Heroes and Villains. 1967.

German Gettin’ Hungry. For some reason this single was credited to Mike and Brian alone. The German sleeve designer managed a photo of Mike and Carl. 1967.

Darlin’. 1967.

German Do It Again. 1968.

Yugoslavian I Can Hear Music. 1969.

Odd Israeli Cotton Fields EP. 1970.

Yugoslavian Cotton Fields. 1970.

You Need a Mess of Help to Stand Alone. 1972.

French You Need a Mess of Help to Stand Alone. 1972.

Sail On, Sailor. 1973.

Portugese California Saga: California. 1973.

Rock and Roll Music. 1976.

German Rock and Roll Music.

Brian looks like a fucking maniac on the German Everyone’s In Love with You. 1976.

Portugese Susie Cincinnati. They got a lot of milage out of that Brian’s Back photoshoot. 1976.

Weird Brother Records Mona EP. The rear cover suggests that the music The Beach Boys were making from 73 to 77 was their definitive sound. Circa 1977.

German Peggy Sue. 1978.

Japanese Peggy Sue/Hey Little Tomboy. 1978.

U.S. and U.K. Here Comes the Night. 1978.

Good Timin’. 1979.

Horrifying Japanese reissue of Surfer Girl.

Japanese reissue (?) of I Get Around.

Getcha Back. 1985.

It’s Gettin’ Late. 1985.

Rock ‘n’ Roll to the Rescue. 1986.

Reissue of God Only Knows with an appalling sleeve. I’m guessing this is from 1986.

Wipe Out. The Fat Boys with The Beach Boys. 1987.

Let’s Go To Heaven In My Car. Brian Wilson from the Citizens on Patrol soundtrack. 1987.

Kokomo. 1988.

No clue exactly what this sleeve is for but it’s supposedly from Spain. (And supposedly from) 1990. This thing reminds me of that creep who broke into that Chicago PBS station’s signal and interrupted that Dr. Who broadcast. That was probably the only time anyone saw anything interesting while watching Dr Who.

A second Beach Boy Medley. Supposedly Spanish. That Max Headroom creep goes to the beach.

I Just Wasn’t Made for These Times. On Sub Pop! 1996.



schneider directs

Alan Schneider and Samuel Beckett direct Buster Keaton in Film. 1966.

the stickers on records

Surfer Girl. The Beach Boys. 1963.

(Also, “File under:…Surfing Music”)

pin-ups of the past no. 10

Films and Filming. August 1969.


Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg and Michèle Breton in Performance. Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg. 1970.