The Clash Artist Dead At 64

Ray Lowry, the artist/illustrator who worked for Nme and designed the front cover of The Clash's classic album "London Calling", has died aged 64.

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Ray Lowry, the artist/illustrator who worked for Nme and designed the front cover of The Clash's classic album "London Calling", has died aged 64. Lowry died in his home in Waterfoot, Lancashire last Tuesday (October 14) after suffering from illness for a number of years. Lowry contributed illustrations to Nme throughout the '70s and '80s as well as The Guardian, Private Eye and Punch. A Ray Lowry exhibition is currently running at the See Gallery, Rawenstall, Lancashire until November 7. See Raylowry.com for more. Thanks for the info to Nme.com.

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    Dunne147
    Wow that sucks, he made probably one of the most iconic album covers of all time, may he RIP
    tom1thomas1
    xcmasta91 wrote: r.i.p. u drew one of the greatest album covers ever
    lol he didn't draw that picture. it is the best picture I've ever seen
    conorscriv
    i live in rawtenstall and i always see him out and about looking pretty lonely really, a shame in its self due to his impecible talent even more of a shame he has gone now RIP Ray