Count Every Star - Various - The Roots Of RockN Roll (Vinyl, LP)

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Even the jingle you heard on that candy advert as a child that still stays with you today for whatever reason took inspiration from something. If you've followed the San Francisco underground for the past ten years, you might already be familiar with John Dwyer. Or--tastes depending--you might not know him at all. A friend and devotee of preeminent Providence noise rock act Lightning Bolt, the m.

Who are we to refuse them? This not quite. Page 1 of Please accept cookies to help us improve this website Is this OK? Yes No More on cookies ». The lightning-bolt eye makeup, the red mullet -- this is quintessential Bowie. Whatever Warhol created for the set was seemingly never used, but his concept of employing a working zipper on an album cover came to fruition on the cover of Sticky Fingers.

With photographs by Warhol focused on the bulging jeans of a still-unidentified male model and graphic design by Craig Braun, the set would earn a Grammy Award nomination for best album cover.

Disney's Mickey Mouse shirt parody four decades later only reaffirmed its legend. One of metal's most iconic album covers, Judas Priest's British Steel -- depicting a hand emerging from studded leather holding a razor blade -- is also one of its most fascinating. How is the hand holding the blade without bleeding? Does this cover capture the moment just before the blood bursts out and covers the blade?

While many metal bands would compete to out-gross each other throughout the rest of the '80s, this simple, menacing image outlives them all. Taken from a Mati Klarwein painting he also did the cover for Miles Davis' Bitches Brewthe cover for Santana's Abraxas album is a gorgeously surreal psychedelic feast for the eyes. Inspired by the Biblical story of the Annunciation, this painting gives us a naked, black Virgin Mary and a red angel with a conga between her legs. One of the priestesses on the back cover also appears on the back cover of his Bitches Brew art.

The London Calling cover simultaneously pays tribute LP) Elvis Presley while also blowing up his version of rock n' roll. Count Every Star - Various - The Roots Of RockN Roll (Vinyl pink-and-green title letters mimic Presley's self-titled album cover, but the King probably never smashed a bass guitar on stage.

For the cover of their mainstream breakthrough LP, Blink enlisted adult actress Janine Lindemulder to put a highly suggestive -- and literal -- spin on the album title. The most iconic grunge album cover after Nirvana's NevermindHole's Live Through This depicts a sobbing beauty queen with mascara running down her face. The desperation on the woman's face reveals the tragic self-doubt fueling the beauty industry, but she's not made to look entirely ridiculous -- we're still forced to view her as a human instead of a broad parody of an archetype.

This is the rare satiric album cover that still manages to Count Every Star - Various - The Roots Of RockN Roll (Vinyl empathetic. Where to begin with this album cover? The image features the Beatles, in their Sgt. While listeners try to discern the secret meaning of LP) high-minded music, they can also try to identify the plus faces on Count Every Star - Various - The Roots Of RockN Roll (Vinyl crowded cover.

Elvis knew what a killer combo green and neon pink were some 20 years before the Clash copped the cover style for London Calling. A nod to the Afrofuturism of artists like Sun Ra, the artwork for Fear of a Black Planet was conceived by Chuck D, who imagined the titular black planet eclipsing earth. Johnson to draw the final design. Photographed by Annie Leibovitz in front of a derelict wax museum in Coney Island, Lauper strikes a willfully weird pose wearing a second-hand prom dress, fishnets and a mish-mash of clashing jewelry.

Tellingly, her heels are kicked off to the side. More so than any album cover from a female pop queen, this remains the ultimate rallying cry to stay strange and love yourself for it.

One of the most recognizable album covers of all time features an underwater naked baby reaching for a dollar bill on a string. It's a sad statement about the values our society passes on to our youth -- and oh, btw, that baby is a twenty-something man now.

This simple art says so much. The light going through a prism and coming out as a rainbow was meant to convey the band's stage lighting and the album's lyrics. And, as evidenced by the number of t-shirts bearing this image today, the prism has become synonymous with Floyd itself. Somehow the image of a burning airship erupting into flames just moments before plummeting to the ground and claiming dozens of lives is the perfect visual introduction to Led Zeppelin's debut masterpiece.

Whether you see it as an indication of the explosive music within the sleeve, or a heartless shock tactic capitalizing on a real-life tragedy, this black-and-white rendering of the Hinderburg disaster has become of the most indelible images in hard rock. The innocence of a baby-sized Biggie on the cover of his classic debut Ready to Die vastly contradicted the content contained inside.

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