The Red Devil

There’s a devil in every one of us, no doubt about that and it’s a phenomenon of all times. Christianity speaks about satan (the serpent) and islam about shaitan as opponent of Allah. The red devil is a kind of romantic version of the satan. He plays with you as an alter ego and he likes blue angels …  He (or she) has the color of passion, of blood. The red devil is just one of his many incarnations. He appears on album covers since the beginning of it’s history and never really went away. Today’s heavy metal and punk bands liked the image a lot as you’ll see.

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The Hollywood Playboys Orchestra – Music For Playboys To Play By (Urania UR 9012)

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Various – Best Known Overtures, Volume 2 (ABC Westminster WGS-8289)

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Alain Vian – Le Piano Diabolique (Ricordi 45 S 026)

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Los Santos – Volume 2 (Musart D-524)

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Ralph Edwards – Let’s Have A Party (Mercury 2 X 10″ 78 RPM A-18) 194.

The Sweet and the Swingin' — Paul Weston

Paul Weston – (Capitol ST-1361)

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The Supersuckers – The Sacrilicious Sounds Of The … (Sub Pop SP-303b)

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Yoichi Suzuki – Pink Mood De-Luxe (Victor SJV-232) – inner gatefold spread

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Bob Peck – Songs That Never Made The Hymnal (Jubilee Lp-18)

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Dr. Jack Van Impe – Hell Without Hell; Is It A Grave? (Diplomat DLP-310)

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The Devil’s Pad; A Modern Dance (Cam LP)

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Fausto Clava & The Metropolitan Opera Association Orchestra Of New York – Faust; Ballet Music (Coronet …) 196.

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Buddi Satan – Satan Takes A Holiday (ZSP-1013)

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The Louvin Brothers – Satan Is Real (Capitol T-1277)

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Jim McKnight – It Is Written (Rainbow R-2433-LPS)

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Los Diablos Rojos – Al Rojo Vivo (…) 195.

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Various – Hillbillies In Hell; Country Music’s Tormented Testament 1952-1974 (Iron Mountain Analogue Research Facility IMAR 102)

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Various – Hillbillies In Hell; Country Music’s Tormented Testament 1952-1974; Volume 2 (Iron Mountain Analogue Research Facility IMAR 104)

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Various – Hillbillies In Hell; Country Music’s Tormented Testament 1952-1974; Volume 2 (Iron Mountain Analogue Research Facility IMAR 106)

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Various – Wowsville (Monsieur MNSR-LP 1002)

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Michel Attenoux & His New Orleans Orchestra – Music To Chase The Blues Away (Felsted EDL-87021) 195.

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Mario Bua Et Son Orchestre – Cha Cha Chacrileges (Polydor 7″ EP 20939) 196.

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Tommy Brown – Soul Brother In Heaven And Hell (T. And L. Productions TL-2282) 1973

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Jack Hammer – The Wiggle (Vogue S 287)

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Theodore Bikel – Sings More Jewish Songs (Vogue MDINT-9128)

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Jerry Goldsmith – Legend; O.S.T. (Up Art 86002)

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O.S.T. – Mark Of The Devil (…)

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Boito – Mefistofele Highlights (London 0521003) 195.

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Ralph Edwards – Let’s Have A Party (Aren’t We Devils) (Mercury 78 RPM album …) 194.

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John Davis And The Monster Orchestra – Up Jumped The Devil (Sam SAM-701)

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Dracula Disco – Red Blood (Maximus M-30) 197.

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Johnny Ray, With Jack Parnell & His Orchestra – A Sinner Am I (Philips BBL-7348) 1959

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The New York Rock’n’Roll Ensemble – Roll Over (CBS C-30033) 1971

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Elder Marshall Taylor – Don’t Let The Devil Blow Your Mind (Zion Apostolic Christian Memorial Label 908034) 1979

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Lucifer & Co. – Amen Eden (Vogue 7″ V451816)

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Queens Of The Stone Age – Villains (…) 2017

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Wet Willie – same (Capricorn CP-0138) (album spread, red finger …)

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Windy City Four (Peace LP 1148)

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Andre Le Bec & His Accordeon – Mardi Gras (Kent K245)

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Los 3 Pelos De Oro Del Diablo Y El Rey Pico De Tordo (Harmony HL-7010) 195.

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Lotus Jazz Orchestra – Vaval 65 (Kouloukera 7″ EP KEP-07)

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Lord Melody – … Say Mas Is Devil Power (Strakers PLS-7778)

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Various Artists – Red Hot + Bothered; The Indie Guide To Dating (Red Hot / Kinetic 9 45983-2) 1995

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Various – Their Sympathetic Majesties Request (Sympathy For The Record Industry SFTRI200CD) 1998

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Various – Their Sympathetic Majesties Request; Volume 2 (Sympathy For The Record Industry SFTRICD)

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The Supersuckers – The Smoke Of Hell (Sub Pop SP-164)

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The Supersuckers – Thinkin’ Out Loud / Call It Christmas Time (Mid-Fi 7″ single MIDFIS-003 / Zodiac Killer 10″ ZKR-041) 2002 / 2010

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The Supersuckers – Devil’s Food; A Collection Of Rare Treats & Evil Sweets! (Mid-Fi MF020010.5) 2005

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Lords Of Acid – Voodoo-U (Columbia COL 478370 2) 1995

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Marcel Bontempi – Old Man Witch (Witchcraft 7″ EP WCI 107) 2011

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The Raunch Hands – Payday (Crypt CRYPTLP-015) …

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Tav Falco Panther Burns – Red Devil (New Rose ROSE-140 / Citadel CITLP-517)

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Cave Cat Sammy – Whiskey And The Devil (Rubric RUB-54)

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Various – Devil’s Comin’ Vol. 1: 13 Norton Spook Show Blowouts (Norton NDL-6661)

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Devil In A Woodpile – same (Bloodshot BS-042)

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Washington Dead Cats – El Diablo Is Back (Pllay It Again Sam 9420132020) 2005

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Drunken Prayer – I Intend To Comprehend The Devil & The Blues (Fluff & Gravy FnG-030)

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Andrew Bird’s Bowl Of Fire – Thrills (Rykodisc RCD-10397) 1998

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Ray Lamontagne – Trouble (RCA 82876 63459-2)

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Billy Childish & Dan Melchior – Devil In The Flesh (Sympathy For The Record Industry SFTRI-529)

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The Mojomatics – A Sweet Mama Hoodoo Me (Alien Snatch SNATCH!028)

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The Devil Dogs – Big Beef Bonanza (Crypt CRYPT-022)

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Various – Hell Ain’t A Bad Place To Be …; A Tribute To AC/DC (Reptilian REP-032) 1999

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INXS – Devil Inside (WEA 7-258084)

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Danny Boy Et Ses Penitents – Twist (Ricordi 7:” EP 45S210)

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The Monomen – Hexed (Trash Kitty Rekids SMUT-001) 1994

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Paul Horn – Altura Do Sol (High Sun) (Epic PE-34231) 1976

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Boy George – The Devil In Sister George (Virgin EP VST-1490) 1994

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Mikey Classic And His Lonesome Spur – same (Farmageddon FR0017) 2014

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Dynamite Daze – Tango With The Devil (…)

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Route 67 – Sinful Way (Crazy Love CLCD-64325)

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The Cult – Lil Devil (Sire 7-28290) 1987

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MC 900 Ft Jesus – Hell With The Lid Off (I.R.S. IRSD-82032) 1989

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O.S.T. – Alleluiah! The Devil’s Carnival (Cleopatra CL-00030)

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Coal Chamber – Giving The Devil His Due (Roadrunner RRD-8389)

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Coven – Blood On The Snow (Buddah BDS-5614) 1974

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Uriah Heep – Abominog (Bronze BRON-538)

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Blue Stahli – The Devil; Chapter 01 (Fixt FXT-110) 2013

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The Inspiral Carpets – Devil Hopping (Mute DUNG-25)

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Alice In Chains – The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here (Capitol 478002)

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Carl Orff – Catuli Carmina (Decca DL-9824)

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