Blue Pie Records will be redeveloping and redistributing a number of the Grammy-Award nominee Tiny Tim’s recordings via digital distribution with the accompanied album art to be contributed by renowned artist Martin Sharp.
Working together with Martin Sharp’s ‘Tiny Tim’ Project Manager David Rowe, Blue Pie will be bringing back to life many of Tiny Tim’s popular songs and memories, echoing the talent that he once carried. His recordings will be digitally remastered and remixed by the best digital and production teams to ensure high quality recordings of each and every one of his past works. The redeveloped material will then be available online via iTunes, eMusic and other leading digital retailers.
Herbert Khaury, better known by his stage name “Tiny Tim” (April 1932 – November 1996), was an American singer and ukulele player. He was most famous for his rendition of Tiptoe Through the Tulips sung in a distinctive high falsetto/vibrato voice (though other performances reveal a broader vocal range). While Tiny Tim was sometimes regarded as a novelty act, his recordings demonstrate a wide knowledge of American popular songs, particularly of the early 20th century.
To be release with the recordings, Australian artist and underground cartoonist, Martin Sharp will be providing the album artworks for said releases. He has a large and wealthy collection of artworks and cartoons, which he had worked on for Tiny Tim, and that reflect the pop-art culture of the 60s and 70s. His famous psychedelic posters of Bob Dylan, Donovan and others, rank as classics of the genre, alongside the work of Rick Griffin, Hapshash and the Coloured Coat and Milton Glaser. His covers, cartoons and illustrations were a central feature of Oz magazine, both in Australia and in London.
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