greatalbumcovers

Great Album Covers provides a forum for everyone to learn about and enjoy record album art. The vinyl record album provided a format that allowed the album cover art to be enjoyed. Record Albums and the cover art are collectible pieces of music history. See cover art from artists such as the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, the Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, the Cream, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Ray Charles Frank Sinatra and more. The album cover art is from many genres of musical, including rock and roll, jazz, country, R&B, Soul, heavy metal, classical, etc. There is also album cover art related to movies, television shows, comedy and more.

Tag Archives: Rock

Heaven and Earth Digs Glen Wexler


Glen Wexler Creates Cover Art For Heaven and Earth’s Latest Album,”Dig” Heaven and Earth, the creation of lead guitarist, Stuart Smith, fuses elements of hard rock, metal and blues, to create its unique, celestial brand of classic rock for audiences all over the world. With obvious influences from iconic rock bands such as Deep Purple, …

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Invasion of Your Privacy by Ratt


Invasion of Your Privacy was released in 1985, peaked at Number 7 and went double platinum. Ratt, a heavy metal band from the 1980s and best known for songs such as “Round and Round,” “Wanted Man,” and “Lay It Down”, was very influential in the formation of Los Angeles hard rock and glam metal scene …

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Jackson Browne or Saturate Before Using


The Story of the Jackson Browne/Saturate Before Using Album Cover – As told by Jackson Browne Other albums by Jackson Browne: Jackson Browne (1972) For Everyman (1973) Late For The Sky (1974) The Pretender (1976) The Fuse – Live In Chicago (1976) Running On Empty (1977) Rock Around The World (1977) Hold Out (1980) Lawyers …

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A history of 1960’s album art – UNDER THE COVERS


These videos are part of a series by album cover designer Gary Burden and photographer Henry Diltz. They provide some interesting insights into the creation of album covers back in the late 1960s and early 1970’s. They also provide some interesting bits of rock history related to certain rock stars, including the Eagles, the Doors, …

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The Ten Greatest Albums Of All Time – Rolling Stone Magazine


Note: This list was complied by Rolling Stone Magazine. I do not necessarily agree with entire list, but this video offers a nice look at some great albums, along with some of the music on these albums. So with that in mind please enjoy!!!

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Dog Eat Dog Warrants A Look


Above is the final album cover on Warrant’s 1992, “Dog Eat Dog” album. Below is the orginal illustration done by noted artist David McMacken.

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Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy


Led Zeppelin’s fifth studio album, “Houses of the Holy”, was released in 1973 and quickly went Platinum. Considered one of the greatest albums of all time by Led Zeppelin fans, “Houses of the Holy” initially meet with mix reviews from the music critics. “Over the Hills and Far Away” was the stand out hit from …

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Out of The Blue Came The Electric Light Orchestra


The big orchestral-rock fusion band from England, Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) was one of the biggest selling groups of the 70s and 80s. Out of the Blue, ELO’s seventh studio album, was written and produced by Jeff Lynne, ELO’s front man. Released in 1977 this was one of ELO’s most commercially successful albums, being certified …

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Slaughter Sticks It Their First Time Out


Slaughter is a hard rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1988. Their debut album,”Stick It To Ya”, was released in 1990 on Chrysalis Records. The album went multi-platinum and was nominated for the best metal album of the year award at the American Music Awards in 1991. Slaughter also released a live album,”Stick …

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Rumours – Fleetwood Mac – 1977


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