Both John Lennon and Yoko Ono are fully nude (naked) on the front and back cover of this album. This album includes the brown censorship outside sleeve (brown paper bag)
|Photo of John Lennon and Yoko Ono on the brown bag|
|Photo of John Lennon and Yoko Ono - Two Virgins Album's Front Cover|
|Photo of John Lennon and Yoko Ono - Two Virgins Album's Back Cover|
|Collector's Information:||The album front cover displayed Lennon and Ono frontally nude, while the rear cover featured them from behind. Distributors were prompted to sell the album in a plain brown wrapper, and copies of the album were impounded as obscenity in several jurisdictions.|
|Album Summary:||Recorded by John Lennon (ex-Beatles) and Yoko Ono|
|Genre:||Rock, Psych, Acid|
|Format:||12" LP Vinyl Gramophone Record|
|Year & Country||May 1968 Recorded in Merrie England, Manufactured in USA|
In 1969 a musician called "RAINBO" released the song "John You Went too Far this Time": critizing the album cover of John Lennon's: Two Virgins, A newspaper from "Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin"
`John, You've Gone Too Far' Lennon Album Nudity, Not Art By RICHARD ROBINSON NEW YORK
John Lennon and his love, Yoko Ono, may have created a money-making sensation with their "Two Virgins" nude album cover, but from one 18-year-old Beatles fan the word is "John, You've Gone Too Far This Time." Her name is Rainbo, and her comment about John is the title of her first record. "It's not art. It's just a dirty picture," said Rainbo, brushing her blond hair back to let her green eyes sparkle. Apparently, many Beatles fans agree since the record is creating a sensation in many parts of the country. "The record isn't really putting him down," explained Rainbo. "I still love him, but he still went too far this time."
Originally from Texas. Rainbo came to New York City several months ago to visit her cousin Rip Torn and his wife Geraldine Page. During her visit she met a record producer who asked her to record the song about John. After hearing the tune, she agreed. Although she's upset with Lennon's photo, Rainbo doesn't nix all nudity. "Somebody could come along and use nudity and there is probably a way to do it if you use it right. But for the fans John has, the teenage girls, it was very tasteless.