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    Bon Jovi, Def Leppard, Joan Jett, Pat Benatar, John Cougar Mellencamp, Duran Duran, and Others: Original Full Album Cover Press Proofs (1979-1986). Many of the top names in music during the early 1980s are represented in this lot of twelve proofs on cardstock, 26" x 14" (or larger), rescued from the archives of Bert-Co Graphics by the son of the founder. Bon Jovi: A proof of the band's second album 7800° Fahrenheit (Mercury 8240509-1 M-1), the title of which is taken from the melting point of rock. This print features some editor's corrections and exhibits some crinkling and inky fingerprints. Def Leppard: Two proofs for High 'n' Dry, their second album. One for the original release (Mercury SRM-1-4021, 1981) and the other for the re-release (Mercury 818 836-1 M-1, 1984) with two additional tracks. Handwritten dates and approvals by proofer. Excellent. Joan Jett: Proof of the major label re-release of her first indie solo album, Bad Reputation (Boardwalk NB33251-1, 1981). Very fine with minor crinkling. Pat Benatar: Proofs of her first two albums, In the Heat of the Night (Chrysalis CHR 1236, 1979) and Crimes of Passion (Chrysalis CHE 1275, 1980). Both fine or better. John Cougar Mellencamp: A proof for his seventh album Uh-Huh (Riva RVL 7504, 1983); this was the first album where he used his given last name. Also, a proof for the 12" Promo only release of "Crumblin' Down" (Riva PRO 235-1, 1983). Both excellent. Duran Duran: Two proofs of their second album Rio, first US release (Harvest ST-12211, 1982), both with handwritten proofer's approvals. Excellent with just a minor crease on each. The Fabulous Thunderbirds: A proof of their third album Butt Rockin' (Chrysalis CHR 1319, 1981).Very fine with a few light creases. Georgia Satellites: A proof for the eponymous first album (Elektra 9 60496-2, 1986). Very Fine.

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