On the Record
As some of you may recall, there used to be these cool things called "album covers." Some of the best years of our lives were spent poring over them while listening to the great music contained within. If you're like us, there's a good chance you haven't looked at your favorites in a very long time, but no matter — many of those iconic images are forever etched into your mind. Or so you thought. Click through to see if you can guess these classic album covers by just looking at a small piece of each of them. For those of you too old to rock and roll (and too young to die), we've included some hints.
Hint: No hint necessary.
"The Wall," Pink Floyd, 1982
Hint: If you don't get this one, we can never be friends.
"The While Album," The Beatles, 1968
Hint: Same deal with this one.
"Blue," Joni Mitchell, 1971
Hint: We promise that these will become more difficult.
"Born in the U.S.A.," Bruce Springsteen, 1984
Hint: Think about the first time you got high.
"Dark Side of the Moon," Pink Floyd, 1973
Hint: Wild horses couldn't drag it out of us.
"Sticky Fingers," The Rolling Stones, 1971
Hint: Also a Kevin Spacey movie.
"American Beauty," The Grateful Dead, 1970
Hint: Don't think twice.
"The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan," Bob Dylan, 1963
Hint: Two words – "mean pinball."
"Tommy," The Who, 1969
Hint: Don't stop.
"Rumours," Fleetwood Mac, 1977
Hint: Change your evil ways.
"Santana," Santana, 1969
Hint: Sorry, it's too late.
"Tapestry," Carole King, 1971
Hint: Get this one to stay alive.
"Saturday Night Fever," OST, 1977
Hint: Their songs remain the same.
"Houses of the Holy," Led Zeppelin, 1973
Hint: Think Andy.
"The Velvet Underground & Nico," The Velvet Underground, 1967
"Hotel California," The Eagles, 1976
Hint: Do it again.
"Can't Buy a Thrill," Steely Dan, 1972
Hint: Nice feet but a heart of glass.
"Parallel Lines," Blondie, 1978
Hint: One word — "jamming."
"Legend," Bob Marley, 1969
Hint: Call him Al.
"Graceland," Paul Simon, 1986
Hint: They saved the Queen.
"Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols," The Sex Pistols, 1977
Hint: Not men.
"Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!," Devo, 1978
Hint: Not Keith's ear.
"Tattoo You," The Rolling Stones, 1981
Hint: Was once God.
"Slowhand," Eric Clapton, 1977
Hint: Pump it up.
"This Year's Model," Elvis Costello, 1978
Hint: Joo-joo eyeball, toe-jam football.
"Abbey Road," The Beatles, 1969
"Grace," Jeff Buckley, 1994
Hint: Don't go changing.
"The Stranger," Billy Joel, 1977
Hint: Just what you needed.
"The Cars," The Cars, 1978
Hint: Just let it loose.
"Exile on Main Street," The Rolling Stones, 1972
Hint: One name – Elizabeth Reed.
"At Fillmore East," The Allman Brothers Band, 1971
"Goodbye Yellow Brick Road," Elton John, 1973
Hint: This is tough, but you don't have to cry.
"Crosby, Stills and Nash," Crosby, Stills and Nash, 1969
Hint: Oh, nevermind.
"Nevermind," Nirvana, 1991
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