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The Prophets ‎– King Tubby’s Prophecies Of Dub album cover

Contributed by Herb Lubalin Study Center on Feb 8th, 2021. Artwork published in .
    The Prophets ‎– King Tubby’s Prophecies Of Dub album cover 1
    Source: https://www.discogs.com License: All Rights Reserved.

    Nice blend of Victorian (and Victorian-inspired) typefaces on this album cover designed by Everton Mead in 1976, in Kingston, Jamaica.

    The cover blends Bottleneck (inspired by Seymour Chwast’s Art Tone), Compacta, Davida, and Ribbonette, all of which were most likely photographically set.

    King Tubby was a legendary pioneer of the Dub genre of music, a precursor to a lot of later electronic music production.

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    The typography on the back cover is in , with roman caps for the track list and italics for the credits.
    Source: https://www.discogs.com License: All Rights Reserved.

    The typography on the back cover is in Times New Roman, with roman caps for the track list and italics for the credits.

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    • Bottleneck
    • Compacta
    • Davida
    • Ribbonette
    • Times New Roman

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