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Marty Robbins – The Return Of The Gunfighter album art

Contributed by Garrison Martin on Sep 20th, 2020. Artwork published in .
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    Source: sg.carousell.com License: All Rights Reserved.

    The Return Of The Gunfighter by Marty Robbins was definitely a return to territory laid out by his massively successful Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs. This album keeps with the theme and features several songs from past releases re-recorded.

    Cover photo by Byron Shaw.

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    • Breite fette Information
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    • Record Gothic

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    6 Comments on “Marty Robbins – The Return Of The Gunfighter album art”

    1. In a matter of fact, Harry Gassel’s digitization of Information was started in 2018.

    2. I have a Russian type specimen book with a Cyrillic typeface based on Breite Fette Information. I have, however, never seen an example of it in actual use.

    3. Jason, do you know if it’s an actual typeface (e.g. produced in metal)? Or is it lettering (drawn just for the showing in the book)?

    4. Florian, that’s a good question. It is possible that the specimen in the book may just be a drawing. Unfortunately I don’t have evidence that the type was actually cast in metal.

    5. If it’s a book like Шрифт в наглядной агитации (1978), chances are it’s indeed lettering. Still very interesting! Such source books were often used not only for inspiration, but also as quasi-fonts: letterforms were reproduced from them by manual or photographic means, and assembled in words.

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