The Best of George Harrison, 1976. Photograph by Bob Cato

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The UK edition contained Bob Cato's color photo of Harrison sitting in front of an antique car, with art direction for the package being credited to "Cream" designs.Bob Cato, a ground-breaking graphic designer who helped turn the record album cover into an important form of contemporary art, During 10 years as an art director and the vice president of creative services for CBS-Columbia Records, Mr. Cato created or supervised some of the most memorable record-album covers of the 1960's. It was his idea to put the work of the underground illustrator R. Crumb on Janis Joplin's ''Cheap Thrills.'' Some covers featured his own photography, for instance on Miles Davis's ''Miles'' album. Mr. Cato employed some of the era's most influential painters, designers and photographers for other covers, among them Andy Warhol and Robert Rauschenberg. He also worked with musicians ranging from Thelonious Monk to the Band to Johnny Mathis to Leonard Bernstein. For his cover designs, Mr. Cato was awarded two Grammys by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. During World War II he was imprisoned as a conscientious objector because he was a Quaker. While vice president of Revlon, he conceived and designed the Charlie fragrance campaign, contracting Lauren Hutton to be the brand ambassador.