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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.

Doh.

Peter

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:
>
> http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/13/arts/john-berg-art-director-who-made-album-covers-sing-dies-at-83.html
>
> 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
>> even
>> 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
>>
>>
>>