Friday, June 18, 2010

Penal innovations of the 1970s

(That’s penal, not penile.)

1974 — Supertramp Crime of the Century sleeve art

1978 — Superman: The Movie still image

By the 1990s, we have...

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Blogger Caz said...



Not Supertramp?!

19/6/10 9:12 PM  
Anonymous Jacob said...

They were really big in Canada. Really, really big. So big they received death threats from some friendly Canadians, presumably though not fans in the strictest sense.

19/6/10 10:27 PM  
Blogger Caz said...

Aye, so there's a little bit of me that is Canadian.

Always suspected so. :-)

19/6/10 11:47 PM  
Anonymous Jacob said...

Yet they survived to sell Toyotas, exhorting us to "Take the Long Way Home" in our brand-spanking bleeding Land Cruiser (or, what was it?).

They must have known their music career was well and truly over and out by then. Sadly, an assassination might have breathed fresh life into their sales, not withstanding the lead singer's voice sounded like chopped liver.

20/6/10 12:38 AM  

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