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You can’t judge an album by its cover. But you can judge an album cover by its album cover. This episode, John and Colin count down some of their favorite rock album covers ever while posing the question of how well an album cover can stand on its own. As well as whether a great album cover requires an abundance of warrior dudes on it to be truly great. Also, on the flipside, they take a brief tour through some of the worst album covers by a few of their favorite artists.

John’s Top Ten Album Covers:
10. The Beach Boys – Smile
9. Molly Hatchet – Molly Hatchet
8. Grimes – Visions
7. Electric Light Orchestra – Out Of The Blue
6. The Misfits – Misfits II
5. Judas Preist – British Steel
4. Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures
3. Rainbow – Rising
2. T. Rex – Electric Warrior
1. Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavillion

Colin’s Top Ten:
10. James Brown – The Payback
9. The National – Boxer
8. Bruce Springsteen – Nebraska
7. Funkadelic – Maggot Brain
6. Roxy Music – Avalon
5. The Replacements – Let It Be
4. The Clash – London Calling
3. The Who – Who’s Next
2. Miles Davis – Bitches Brew
1. T. Rex – Electric Warrior

Yesterday And Today Picks

Yesterday: AC/DC – Who Made Who (1986)
Today: MGMT – Little Dark Age (2018)

Yesterday: Dolly Parton – Coat of Many Colors (1971)
Today: Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour (2018)