EP39 - Bill Smith - The Jam Art Director + Cover Stories... "I've climbed the highest peaks, caught the wild wind home..."
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In this episode, I chat to former Polydor Art Director, Bill Smith. Not only did Bill create that famous spray-paint The Jam logo that lives on today but he also created the covers for 5 of their albums and 16 of their singles! Across five decades, Bill Smith Studio has worked with more than 200 bands and artists, creating hundreds of album covers, singles bags, and CD covers. You may not know it, but if you bought records over the past forty years, you’ve probably bought a number of theirs. Bill Smith Studio worked with some of the world’s best photographers, illustrators and painters on covers for, among others, The Jam, The Cure, Kate Bush, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, King Crimson, Eric Clapton, Toyah, Johnny Thunders, Genesis, Queen and Mike Oldfield. In his new book 'Cover Stories' you’ll find the stories of 70 plus albums including contributions from the bands, the artists, photographers and painters involved. Find out more and order your copy here - https://redplanetmusicbooks.com/products/cover-stories
In this episode of Art on your sleeve, I speak with graphic designer and art director, Bill Smith. Since the 1970s, Bill has been one of the busiest designers servicing the music industry and he's worked on so many record sleeves that a book has been published celebrating his amazing portfolio. In the introduction to the show I read from the back cover of the book - a succinct summary of a life's work..."Bill Smith and his studio have been designing record covers since 1976. In those five decades they have worked with over 200 bands and artists, creating hundreds of album covers, singles bags, and CD covers. Bill Smith Studio worked with some of the world's best photographers, illustrators and painters on covers for among others; The Jam, The Cure, Kate Bush, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, King Crimson and Mike Oldfield."With such a massive portfolio of work, it's a challenge to cover all bases in a one-hour podcast but we cover plenty of ground and I'm thankful to Bill for his honest insights about the creative process and key artists he's worked with, including: The Jam, Toyah, The Cure, Genesis, Thomas Dolby, Queen, Kate Bush, Sigue Sigue Sputnik and Alison Moyet.I hope you enjoy this episode, if you do, please subscribe at Apple Podcasts and if you’re very nice, you could give us some stars or a positive review. Art on your sleeve is also available on several other popular platforms including Spotify and Google Podcasts.Art on your sleeve now has a growing Facebook group which you’re welcome to join.https://www.facebook.com/groups/442664446671424
Want to know what happens when you get 3 Nikon fans together? Join us today while we talk with Bill Smith from the Classic Camera Revival. Sorry... it is a bit of a long show today... but Bill is just so easy to talk with! This episode is a gear heavy show, sorry, not sorry for any GAS you may acquire! Also we chat film and developers. We would love to hear from you the listener! Send us an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org You can check out Bill over on IG & Twitter @wbsmith200 or funwithcameras.blogspot.com also you can find your hosts @jakerosephoto or @ ruralrouteonefilm on IG Buy us a Ko-Fi at : Ko-fi.com/embracethegrainpodcast Intro music by: Sea Hero
Bill Smith of Inseparable on leverage points for mental health policy work.
Interest to Impact
Inseparable focuses on policies to reduce the treatment gap in mental health, putting comprehensive school mental health systems in place, and stopping the criminalization of mental illness. Policy work on these takes place at the federal, state, and local levels, and philanthropy can make an important difference.
The Divine Treasury: A Star Trek Collectibles Podcast 010 - The Bill Smith Collection
Trek Geeks Podcast Network
(or, "The One Where We’re Threatened With Cancellation") In this very special tenth episode, we speak to the Co-founder of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network, Bill Smith. He highlights many wonderful moments in his life of Star Trek fandom and a few of the items that he has acquired along the way. Bill talks about his once-in-a-lifetime meeting of Gene Roddenberry and how George Takei snuck him into a New Hampshire convention. Bill also highlights pieces of his physical collecting throughout the years. Items that range from Legos to Funkos to Freezicles. In recent years, however, he’s delved into things such as pins, photo ops, and autographs. Be sure to stay tuned to the end of the episode where Bill reveals a special surprise that was uncovered in preparation for this episode that you don’t want to miss! If you would like to be featured on The Divine Treasury, reach out to us on: Twitter: @divine_treasury Instagram: @divine_treasury You can also find video of the collections of our guests and reveals of our new items by subscribing to the Trek Geeks Podcast Network on YouTube.
Bill Smith On Selling His Business To Target For $500 Million And Now Raising $145 Million To Help You Live Anywhere
Bill Smith is the founder and CEO of Landing which develops a membership-based network of fully-finished urban apartment homes. The company has raised over $145 million from top-tier investors which include Greycroft, Foundry Group, Maveron, and Abstract Ventures. Prior to this Bill Smith founded Shipt which he sold to Target for $500 million.
🏈 Legends Interview with Bill Smith, Johnny Haynes, Larry Coffey, Charles Ferguson
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