Psychedelic Album Covers Collectors Guide

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Label & Catalogno Band/Performers - Album Title Year Country
RCA Victor 443.043
BARRABAS - Wild Safari (Afro Soul) ( 1972 France )
Liberty LBS 83 210
Canned Heat - Livin' the Blues . "Livin' the Blues" is the 1968 double LP album by Canned Heat. It was one of the first double albums to place well on album charts. It features Canned Heat's signature song, "Going Up The Country," which would later be used in the Woodstock film. John Mayall appears on piano on "Walking by Myself" and "Bear Wires." Dr. John appears on "Boogie Music.

Canned Heat - Livin' the Blues ( 1968 Germany ) "

Livin' the Blues" is the 1968 double LP album by Canned Heat. It was one of the first double albums to place well on album charts. It features Canned Heat's signature song, "Going Up The Country," which would later be used in the Woodstock film. John Mayall appears on piano on "Walking by Myself" and "Bear Wires." Dr. John appears on "Boogie Music.

Roadrunner RR 9301
Crimson Glory - Strange and Beautiful

CRIMSON GLORY - Strange and Beautiful ( 1991 The Netherlands ).

In an era of sound- and look-alike metal bands, Crimson Glory they wore full-face metallic silver masks on-stage (as well as for all photo shoots and public appearances). The mystically-named vocalist Midnight was the exception to this, as his mask left his mouth uncovered.

Barclay XBLY 80 581, Panache License Yameta

JIMI HENDRIX - Are You Experienced? ( 1967 France )

This verson of "Are You Experienced" is from the independent Barclay Records in France, which produced a completely different cover featuring a photo of Hendrix performing on a recent French TV show, surrounded by "psychedelic" painted, swirling graphics;

JIMI HENDRIX - Moods

Virgin – VOZ 01212

LIME SPIDERS - Weird Libido ( 1987 Australia )

"Lime Spiders" are an Australian punk rock band from Sydney which formed in 1979. This EP (Extended Play) record was recorded and released in 1987.

Album Cover Design and Photography was by Cody Anderson

Europa Records E 307
Love is Blue Psychedelic Sexy Nudity
Love is Blue Psychedelic Sexy Nudity ( Germany )
Sire 0-020369
MADONNA - Dress You Up

MADONNA - Dress You Up ( 1984 USA )

"Dress You Up" is the song by American singer Madonna. It was released as the final single from her second studio album, "Like a Virgin" , on July 24, 1985, by Sire Records.

ABC / Dunhill records PROBE SPBA 26254
STEPPENWOLF - 7

STEPPENWOLF - 7 ( Seven ) ( 1970 Gt. Britain )

"Steppenwolf 7" is the album by Steppenwolf, released in 1970, and their fifth studio recording for Dunhill Records. It is the first Steppenwolf album with new bass player George Biondo. While the album featured Steppenwolf's trademark rock and roll sounds, none of the songs were able to make the Top 40. The album featured a classic cover of Hoyt Axton's "Snowblind Friend", their second cover of one of his anti-drug songs (the first being the famous "The Pusher"). Other tracks such as "Who Needs Ya," "Renegade," and "Hippo Stomp" stand out as often-mentioned additions to their catalog.

Chrysalis CHR 1300

STIFF LITTLE FINGERS - Hanx! ( 1980 UK )