Pacific Eye & Ear; The Fine Art of Rock

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Pacific Eye & Ear

Original Album Cover Art

The Fine Art of Rock

Publicity photo of the musical group Tony Orla...
Publicity photo of the musical group Tony Orlando and Dawn from the premiere of their television program. From left: Joyce Vincent Wilson, Tony Orlando, Telma Hopkins. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The first Black Sabbath album with its gothic ...
The first Black Sabbath album with its gothic cover art (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Explore and celebrate the extraordinary original album cover artworks of world renowned illustrative artist Ernie Cefalu, Owner/Senior Creative Director of Pacific Eye & Ear of Los Angeles, California. During the 1970’s and 1980’s Ernie Cefalu fostered a tremendous creative environment where some of the best illustrative artists in the United Stated and beyond were brought together in a collaborative team environment to ultimately create many of the most iconic album cover art designs of that era.

High profile clients of Pacific Eye & Ear include The Rolling Stones, Alice Cooper, Aerosmith, The Bee Gees, Burton Cummings, Anne Murray, Iron Butterfly, Black Sabbath, Black Oak Arkansas, Earth Wind & Fire, Jesus Christ Superstar, Jefferson Airplane, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Tony Orlando & Dawn and many more.

The story continues to this day as Ernie Cefalu has launched a new venture that will continue to brand the excellence that Pacific Eye & Ear has garnered for decades.

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Ernie Cefalu, Then & Now
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**Copyright Notice:  All images, related original album cover artworks and articles/back stories and other intellectual property materials written by Ernie Cefalu are © Ernie Cefalu, Pacific Eye & Ear. No materials including intellectual property, images or as otherwise stated or contained herein may be reproduced without the express written permission by this Writer/Author and or Pacific Eye & Ear**

This page has been created, along with future sub-pages yet to come, for the purpose of showcasing and celebrating the magnificent original album cover artworks of Ernie Cefalu and Pacific Eye & Ear. Watch for exciting news as new this story continues to unfold! Following are just a few of many links to websites, feature articles and more that provide the picture of then and now!

Ernie Cefalu Cover Art :  Browse a tremendous archived look at the many remarkable, iconic album cover artworks Ernie Cefalu and his historic team of illustrative artists created through the Pacific Eye & Ear years of the 1970’s, 1980’s and beyond. It is noteworthy that all of these original artworks were hand-drawn and painted (no digital computer enhancement), an incredible achievement given the extent of precision detail and symmetry represented in these fine artworks.

Ernie Cefalu Leads: Best Album Cover Designers

Ernie Cefalu; Album Cover Design Hall of Fame 2013

A FEW OF MANY ICONIC ALBUM COVER ARTWORKS BY ERNIE CEFALU & PACIFIC EYE & EAR…

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The Very Best of the Bee Gees
The Very Best of the Bee Gees (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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