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Herb Alpert’s ‘Whipped Cream’ model still drawing fans

SEATTLE — A former model from a popular 1960s album cover is still drawing fans and grateful for their support.

Dolores Erickson was the naked, busty woman covered in whipped cream on the cover of the Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass album “Whipped Cream and Other Delights.” Many an adolescent boy who grew up in that area remember that cover well.

Erickson, who has lived in Longview, Wash., for about 40 years, made an appearance at the Swedish Club in Seattle Friday night to greet fans and sign album covers.

ericksonErickson is 78 now — but said she is still grateful to the fans of Herb Alpert and the residuals she has received from the famed album.

The former model was born in Seattle and started modeling when she was 15.

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