Monday, December 31, 2012

Jimi Hendrix: "Electric Ladyland"

Released in 1968,
this was the third (3rd) and final LP
for "The Jimi Hendrix Experience"

Read more about this LP HERE.

Art Direction: Ed Thrasher
Cover Photography: Karl Ferris
Inside Photos: Linda Eastman, David Sygall

The Beatles: "Abbey Road"

Released in 1969,
this was The Beatles' eleventh (11th) studio LP.

Technically, it is their last studio LP
because although "Let It Be" was released several months later
in 1970
that LP was a compilation of previously recorded material.

Read more about the "Abbey Road" LP HERE.

Cover Concept: Paul McCartney
Photography: Iain McMillan

Friday, December 21, 2012

Jethro Tull: "A Passion Play"

Released in 1973,
this was Jethro Tull's sixth (6th) studio LP.

A "one-song" concept, progressive rock album,
it did not receive great reviews.
the album managed to reach #1 on the charts
in the U.S.

Read more about Jethro Tull HERE.

Rod Stewart: "A Night On The Town"

Released in 1976,
this was Rod Stewart's seventh (7th) studio LP.

Read more about Rod Stewart's life and career HERE.

Jim Nabors: "The Heart-Touching Magic Of..."

Released in 1980,
this was a "TV-only" offering
from the surprising voice of Jim Nabors.

All the world marvelled
at the sonorous quality
of the singing voice
that belonged to
"Gomer Pyle."

Read more about Jim Nabors HERE.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Creedence Clearwater Revival: "Bayou Country"

Released in 1969,
this was Creedence Clearwater Revival's second (2nd) studio LP.

Read more about Creedence Clearwater Revival HERE.

[borrowed this pic from Wikipedia cuz I couldn't find the pic I took of my own LP!]

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

John Fogerty: "Centerfield"

Released in 1985,
this was John Fogerty's second (2nd) solo LP
(not counting the unreleased "Hoodoo" LP).

This was also his most successful outing as a solo artist.

For more about John Fogerty's career, go HERE.