Ed Thrasher

Real Name:
Edward Lee Thrasher, Jr.
Profile:
Ed Thrasher began his career as art director for Capitol Records. He then worked as art director for Warner Bros. Records from 1964 to 1979. He assembled hundreds of projects, from Jimi Hendrix's "Are You Experienced" to the Doobie Brothers' "Toulouse Street." In the 80s, he thrived as a photographer and graphic designer, forming an advertising company called Ed Thrasher And Associates. Among his most famous works during this latter period was the album cover and film poster for Prince's "Purple Rain." Ed was nominated 12 times for the Grammy Award during his career - the first one in 1962 for his work on Edith Piaf's 'Potpourri Par Piaf.'
Born 7 March 1932, died 5 August 2006.
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Writing & Arrangement

Ed Thrasher - Surfing's Greatest Hits album art Various Murphy's Grey Wet Suit (as Edward Thrasher) Various - Surfing's Greatest Hits (Comp) Capitol Records US 1963 Sell This Version
TOCP-71330 Ed Thrasher - John Severson Presents Sunset Surf album art Jimmie Haskell Murphy's Grey Wet Suit (as Edward Thrasher) Jimmie Haskell - John Severson Presents Sunset Surf(CD, Album) Capitol Records TOCP-71330 Japan 2012 Sell This Version
7C 138-97270/71 Ed Thrasher - Surfin' USA album art Various Murphy's Grey Wet Suit (as Thrasher) Various - Surfin' USA(LP, Comp) Capitol Records 7C 138-97270/71 Sweden Unknown Sell This Version

Visual

R-6131 Ed Thrasher - Sings The Big Ones For Young Lovers album art Sammy Davis Jr. Sammy Davis Jr. - Sings The Big Ones For Young Lovers(LP, Album, Mono) Reprise Records R-6131 US 1962 Sell This Version
Ed Thrasher - The Big Sounds Of The Drags! album art No Artist No Artist - The Big Sounds Of The Drags! (Album) Capitol Records US 1963 Sell This Version
ST 2001, ST-2001 Ed Thrasher - The Big Sounds Of The Drags! album art No Artist No Artist - The Big Sounds Of The Drags!(LP) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2001, ST-2001 US 1963 Sell This Version
Ed Thrasher - Softly, As I Leave You album art Sinatra* Sinatra* - Softly, As I Leave You (Album) Reprise Records Australia 1964 Sell This Version
Ed Thrasher - The Door Is Still Open To My Heart album art Dean Martin Dean Martin - The Door Is Still Open To My Heart (Album) Reprise Records US 1964 Sell This Version
Neal Hefti Neal Hefti - Sex And The Single Girl (Original Motion Picture Score) (Album) Warner Bros. Records Canada 1964 Sell This Version
Ed Thrasher - Sings The John Lennon - Paul McCartney Songbook album art Keely Smith Keely Smith - Sings The John Lennon - Paul McCartney Songbook (Album) Reprise Records US 1964 Sell This Version
Ed Thrasher - The Love Album album art Trini Lopez Trini Lopez - The Love Album (Album) Reprise Records South Africa 1964 Sell This Version
LPW 1527 Ed Thrasher - The Monkey, Everybody's Doing It Vol. 3 album art Bobby Jay And The Hawks Bobby Jay And The Hawks - The Monkey, Everybody's Doing It Vol. 3(LP, Album, Mono) Warner Bros. Records LPW 1527 France 1964 Sell This Version
W 1559 Ed Thrasher - Charge! album art The Routers The Routers - Charge!(LP, Album, Mono) Warner Bros. Records W 1559 US 1964 Sell This Version
Ed Thrasher - My Fair Lady Swings album art The Kirby Stone Four The Kirby Stone Four - My Fair Lady Swings (Album) Warner Bros. Records US 1964 Sell This Version
Ed Thrasher - I Started Out As A Child album art Bill Cosby Bill Cosby - I Started Out As A Child (Album) Warner Bros. Records Canada 1964 Sell This Version
RS-6136 Ed Thrasher - Come Ray 'N Come Charles album art The Allan Davies Singers The Allan Davies Singers - Come Ray 'N Come Charles(LP) Reprise Records RS-6136 US 1964 Sell This Version
W 1558 Ed Thrasher - Terry-Thomas Discovers America album art Terry-Thomas Terry-Thomas - Terry-Thomas Discovers America(LP, Mono) Warner Bros. Records W 1558 US 1964 Sell This Version
Ed Thrasher - The World's Greatest International Hits album art Petula Clark Petula Clark - The World's Greatest International Hits (Album) Warner Bros. Records US 1965 Sell This Version
Ed Thrasher - Why Is There Air? album art Bill Cosby Bill Cosby - Why Is There Air? (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records Australia 1965 Sell This Version
Ed Thrasher - Country Love Songs album art Vic Damone Vic Damone - Country Love Songs (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records US 1965 Sell This Version
Ed Thrasher - Rock 'N Soul album art The Everly Brothers* The Everly Brothers* - Rock 'N Soul (Album) Warner Bros. Records US 1965 Sell This Version
Ed Thrasher - I'm A Fool album art Dino, Desi And Billy* Dino, Desi And Billy* - I'm A Fool (Album) Reprise Records Argentina 1965 Sell This Version
Ed Thrasher - The Windmills Are Weakening album art Bob Newhart Bob Newhart - The Windmills Are Weakening (Album) Warner Bros. Records UK 1965 Sell This Version
W 1629 Ed Thrasher - The Downtown Sound Of Tony Hatch album art Tony Hatch Tony Hatch - The Downtown Sound Of Tony Hatch(LP, Album, Mono, Promo, Whi) Warner Bros. Records W 1629 US 1965 Sell This Version
Ed Thrasher - Kinks Kingdom album art The Kinks The Kinks - Kinks Kingdom (Album) Pye Records Canada 1965 Sell This Version