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Led Zeppelin Cover Artist Dies.

Sat Aug 04, 2012 12:25 pm

Led Zeppelin cover artist Zacron dead at 68
Aug. 3, 2012, 3:30 PM EST

Led Zeppelin "III" cover sleeve (©Zacron)

Richard Drew, the man who created the cover art for Led Zeppelin's "III" album, has died.

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The reclusive artist, known professionally as Zacron, lost his battle with cancer in January, but his family members announced his passing only recently. He was 68.

Drew studied art with Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page at the U.K.'s Kingston College of Art and created a book with Page in the mid-1960s, according to Classic Rock magazine.

He created groundbreaking album art for Led Zeppelin when he inserted a picture-filled rotating disc under the cover image.
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RE: Led Zeppelin Cover Artist Dies.

Sat Aug 04, 2012 1:37 pm

Sorry to read about this.
I have this LP and it's the original pressing with the metal ring in the center. This is supposed to be more valuable.
Also have the 8track tape which isn't valuable at all.

R.I.P. Richard Drew.   
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