Thanks Tom. I did copy the URL and even made a Tinyurl out of it and then
got distracted and forgot to paste it into the message.
On Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 2:43 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I assume you meant to include the link to this obit:
> Those are some great album covers. I always loved the Chicago "chocolate
> bar" cover, brilliant concept.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Peter Hirsch" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 12:23 PM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] John Berg obit
> I don't know that John Berg was a household name, even in this house, but I
>> thought this might resonate with at least a few on this list.
>> It is easy to forget how much the package is one of the major factors in
>> one's lating memory of an album. To repeat an oft expressed sentiment on
>> this list, there is something that a download lacks and that is the
>> tangible carrier that most of us have enjoyed for so long. The
>> miniaturization that took place with the coming of the CD was a minor
>> annoyance compared to the downloads that usually come with nothing and
>> those with accompanying PDFs, a weak substitute at best.
>> I particularly enjoyed the commentary on his George Szell Beethoven 5th
>> album cover that is towards the end of the article.
>> Peter Hirsch