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Album cover of the week: Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus

Album cover of the week: Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus

Album Cover of the Week, Music
There's a long list of bands that deserved to make it huge but just couldn't quite get all the stars to align in their favor. Case in point -- Spirit. The original lineup of this progressive/psychedelic/pop/rock outfit issued four outstanding albums before fracturing. This is the fourth -- 1970's Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus, originally released on Epic Records. There's just enough to make this image freaky, without it being over the top. I dig that distorted, fun house mirror effect. It's a little hard to tell who is who, but I'm guessing that's guitarist/vocalist Randy California in front with the hat. Behind him appear to be (l-r) Ed Cassidy (drums, percussion), John Locke (keyboards), Mark Andes (bass, vocals), and Jay Ferguson (percussion, keyboards, vocals). The photogra...