I Dig Chicks (Capitol Records ST/T 1193, 1959) is more properly billed to the Jonah Jones Quartet, but I’m not about to quibble. This cover is at once way too on the nose and supremely clever. I don’t have a photography or graphic design credit for the front cover, so if you know who is responsible […]
It’s been far too long since the last entry in this series, but I had to revive it for this quaint, mid-century beauty. It’s Percy Faith and His Orchestra, North and South of the Border — released on the Vocalion label (VL 3600) in 1958.
The third entry in my series on the most bizarre Christmas album covers ever is here to make your Yuletide freaky.
From a 1966 reissue of Mahalia Jackson’s I Believe album, released on the Grand Award label (GA 265 SD). Original date of release was 1955.
My 2013 Halloween countdown kicks off with the cover to the 1959 novelty LP, Shock Music in Hi-Fi by the Creed Taylor Orchestra.
This week I look at the album cover from the Deviants’ first LP – 1967’s Ptooff! – in honor of recently passed frontman Mick Farren.
The album cover for the Billy Cobham/George Duke Band’s “Live” On Tour in Europe is every bit as freaky and funky as the music contained therein.
This week we look at the debut album from the Bob Seger System, Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man (Capitol Records, 1969).
Whichever one of these four Metal Ballads album covers you choose as your favorite, you win. Because this is what awesome looks like.