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The Greatest Album Covers of All Time

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At a time when listeners increasingly download or upload songs, creating personal playlists on MP3 players and I-Pods, the art of packaging music seems to be fading away. But, for more than 50 years, musicians have released their work inside brilliantly-designed packages that made an important statement about their music and style. Look at the cover of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published October 7th 2008 by Collins Brown (first published October 28th 2005)
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Rudy Gutierrez
Enjoyed the walk down memory lane and the changes in music through out the years. Not all the styles covered were genres I cared for and would have much more enjoyed more of a classic rock format but this gave me exposure to some genres I was not used to listening to and gave me a well rounded view.
Elizabeth Wylder
Not bad--especially for the earlier sections on jazz--but the selections made for the '90s and '00s are a bit of a let-down and an odd representation of the overall album art being produced at the time.
Avis Black
Unfortunately, the quality of the choices in the book are very uneven, and there are too many just plain bad covers.
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