ROCK HISTORY – OUR FAVOURITE ALBUM COVERS (PART II)

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The album cover is a lost art now. In this feature, we celebrate some of our favourites (and the people behind them) over the course of rock history.

In alphabetical order.

Bob Dylan – Blonde on Blonde

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Photographed by Jerry Schatzberg

Beach Boys – Surf’s Up

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Original art direction by Ed Thrasher

Deep Purple – In Rock

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Original art direction by Nesbit, Phipps & Froome

George Harrison – All Things Must Pass

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Photographed by Barry Feinstein

Jefferson Starship – Freedom at Point Zero

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Photographed by Gary Regester, art direction by Ria Lewerke-Shapiro

Journey – Escape

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Original artwork by Stanley Mouse

Nirvana – Nevermind

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Photographed by Kirk Weddle

Pixies – Doolittle

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Photographed by Simon Larbalestier

Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians – Perspex Island

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Original artwork by Robyn Hitchcock

U2 – Joshua Tree

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Photographed by Anton Corbijn

… still there’s more …