3 thoughts on “Columbia ML 4001

  1. This is the third design of a cover for the original pressing of the first LP, ML 4001. The first, by Alex Steinweiss, was the blue and white “tombstone” kraft paper, top open envelope. The second placed that design on a cardboard, side open sleeve in one of three colors, red, yellow or green. This third design with the four violin pegs was by Meyers Monogram. The logo appears at the top left edge

  2. This was the first LP. Mastered at 78 rpm for pressing MM-577 and at 33 rpm for ML 4001 shown here with the color slick by Meyers Monogram, late 1948.

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