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Neil Young – Tonight’s The Night

[wpaudio: url=”http://garyburdenforrtwerk.com/audio/BT-clip.mp3″ text=”Tonight’s The Night” dl=”0″] This is one of the most interesting and deeply inspired packages I have been a part of making. It is filled with mystery and heavy drama that includes the death of a young man who was very close to Neil, the project, and all of us. Bruce Berry was… Read more

Steppenwolf – The Second

When I look at the Steppenwolf album covers I made, I did their first three or four, I think of a few important things. For the first time I was able to force my hand with the record company and get them to agree to my using special papers and effects on some of the… Read more

Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne – Jackson Browne (not a.k.a. “Saturate Before Using”) Jackson Browne says, “I always thought of album covers like a shield, the way Indians would dream up, literally dream, or imagine, or think of their “thing” that represented them and put that on their war shield. We used to spend a lot of time… Read more

Eagles – One Of These Nights

This was the fourth and last cover I made for Eagles. I am grateful for the amazing times we shared, from before they were signed to a record label to the crazy, psychedelic, American Indian Shaman magic, mind bending adventures on our trip to the desert for the first album cover. Historically hilarious. They are… Read more

Eagles – On The Border

This image was created by renowned Navajo artist Beatien Yazz. I bought the original at a rummage sale for a quarter without knowing it was an original painting or who the artist was. I just thought it was a beautiful thing. When it came time to create the artwork for On The Border I pulled… Read more


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