Mambo for Cats: Cover Art Supreme

I’ve never heard of this album, but today I found this koo koo cool album cover on a generic Google search.

Check it out:

mambo for cats

Apparently, Mambo for Cats came out in 1955. The album is a collection of various artists performing “Latinate versions of old standards” such as “Lullaby of Birdland,” “Makin’ Whoopee,” and “St. Louis Blues” (Wilds). While the album itself appears to be rather “meh” (according to Tony Wilds of AllMusic.com), this cover art–by Jim Flora–is hep, hep, hep. In fact, it’s now my Twitter page’s background.

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