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Interview with Larry Vigon

Mike Goldstein, AlbumCoverHallofFame.com – Larry, I’d like you to think back and tell me how it was that you were first introduced to the notion of doing album artwork for clients in the music business. Was it something you’d set out…

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BONEY JAMES – SWEET THING

This is one of six covers I did for Boney James and by far the most controversial. We’d met when I was hired to work on the package for his Seduction album and he’d had something in mind – an image of…

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SPARKS – IN OUTER SPACE

I don’t know if any of you reading this have ever had the joy of throwing a cream pie in someone’s face but, as an art director, I have. This is beyond a doubt the funniest photo shoot I ever…

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OINGO BOINGO – DEAD MANS PARTY

I met Danny Elfman in L.A. in 1985.  He told me he had just written some theme music for a new TV show and that he had loved the experience and was looking forward to doing more theme music. I…

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ERIC CLAPTON – BEHIND THE SUN

It was 1984 and I was in London. Warner Bros. asked me to do the sleeve for next Eric Clapton album and so I met with Eric’s manager at the time, Roger Forrester. Roger said this new album was much…

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CHICAGO – 17

As I said before, you never know when you are doing the next big album, and Chicago 17 turned out to be their biggest selling album ever. The “Chicago” logo was well established (Editor’s note – originally designed by John Berg and Nick…

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BOB WELCH – THE OTHER ONE

About this image – My wife Sandra and I were in Paris, and one night we went to a burlesque club with Mick Fleetwood and his security man, Dennis Dunstan. There was a great atmosphere in the club, a smoke-filled…

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FLEETWOOD MAC – MIRAGE

                About this cover – I was in New York for work but I had some time off, which I spent at an art museum. As I was leaving MOMA, I saw a…

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The Art of Journaling

A six week course led by artists Larry Vigon and Thomas Van Stein   ‘It took me four years to paint like Raphael but a lifetime to paint like a child.’ Pablo Picasso Give yourself permission to put your heart…

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