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Austin Record Convention SNAPSHOTS


Around Austin-Austin Record Convention at Palmer Events Center Saturday September 30th 2023. Above vendor displays the infamous "Butcher" album cover for the "The Beatles Yesterday and Today." Very few copies were purchased in the USA before Capitol records pulled the version. The June 15th 1966 "Butcher" version was issued by the Beatles as a protest against the Vietnam War. According to Wikipedia.org "others interpreted it as the Beatles protesting the record company's policy of 'butchering' their albums...[while] retailers' outrage at the gory subject matter..." led Capitol records to withdraw the "Butcher" cover and "replaced the image with a shot of the band posed around a 'steamer' trunk.

Around Austin-Austin Record Convention at Palmer Events Center Saturday September 30th 2023. Vendors discuss with collectors.

Around Austin-Austin Record Convention at Palmer Events Center Saturday September 30th 2023.

Around Austin-Austin Record Convention at Palmer Events Center Saturday September 30th 2023.

Around Austin-Austin Record Convention at Palmer Events Center Saturday September 30th 2023. Big show with a sizable crowd.

Around Austin-Austin Record Convention at Palmer Events Center Saturday September 30th 2023. Big show with a sizable crowd.

Around Austin-Austin Record Convention at Palmer Events Center Saturday September 30th 2023.

Around Austin-Austin Record Convention at Palmer Events Center Saturday September 30th 2023.

Around Austin-Austin Record Convention at Palmer Events Center Saturday September 30th 2023.

Around Austin-Austin Record Convention at Palmer Events Center Saturday September 30th 2023.

Around Austin-Austin Record Convention at Palmer Events Center Saturday September 30th 2023.

Around Austin-Austin Record Convention at Palmer Events Center Saturday September 30th 2023.

Around Austin-Austin Record Convention at Palmer Events Center Saturday September 30th 2023.

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