The album cover of The Beatles “Let It Be” features four individual square photos of each member of the band taken from the “Get Back” sessions. No instruments are featured on the cover but both the John Lennon and Paul McCartney photos have microphones in the frame.
Archive | July, 2012
George Michael officially acknowledged his homosexuality on April 11, 1998. How it was ever in question is beyond me. Check out some of my favorite George Michael Wham! era photos taken in the mid 1980’s.
“Live Through This” was released only four days after Kurt Cobain was found dead and although Cobain contributed background vocals on the track “Asking For It” he was not credited and was not thanked on the album. So why was DG thanked???
The Clash released their second album “Give ‘Em Enough Rope” on November 10, 1978. The album cover features a painting in stark flat colors of a Chinese horseman looking down at an American cowboy’s body being picked at by vultures.
A Collection of Great Dance Songs is a compilation album by Pink Floyd released on November 23, 1981 on Harvest/EMI in the United Kingdom and Columbia Records in the United States.
Seems like Liam Gallagher is still bitter about the Oasis break-up and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds album being just about a million times better then Beady Eye’s debut album.
This classic picture commissioned by EMI back in 1997, to cleverly advertise the release of the “back” catalogue of Pink Floyd was taken at a private indoor pool in Putney (London Borough of Wandsworth) by photographer Tony May. The nude models had the cover art of six Pink Floyd albums painted onto their backs by artist Phyllis Cohen.
Here is the cover to Elvis Presley’s self-titled debut album released on March 23, 1956 featuring what is known as the “Elvis Tonsil” photo. The original un-cropped “tonsil photo” shows bassist Bill Black behind Elvis and guitarist Scotty Moore’s hand and guitar neck.
Rumors have always surrounded Kurt Cobain’s actual role in Courtney Love’s band Hole. Love detractors have always maintained that the majority of Hole’s breakthrough album “Live Through This” was written by Kurt Cobain.
Zack de la Rocha father is of Mexican American heritage and his grandfather was a Sinaloan revolutionary born in Cananea, Sonora, Mexico, who fought in the Mexican Revolution. In keeping true to his Mexican roots, his band Rage Against The Machine.