Joe Dallesandro is famous for being one of the “Warhol Superstars” (a clique of New York City personalities promoted by artist Andy Warhol in the 1960’s & 70’s). He is considered to be the most famous male sex symbol of American underground films and also a sex symbol of the gay subculture.
Dallesandro has also graced the cover of two significant record albums without ever being in the bands. First, his crotch was featured on the album cover of The Rolling Stones 1971 album “Sticky Fingers“.
His ass was also featured on the back cover.
The Smiths also used a photograph of Dallesandro from the film “Flesh” as the cover of their 1984 self-titled debut album “The Smiths“.
Here’s the photo of Dallesandro from “Flesh” that was used for The Smiths album cover.
Dallesandro who considers himself bisexual is an actor who lives in Hollywood and manages a hotel. Those album cover must be good for the his resume. Here’s a 2009 photo of Dellasndro…