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Crappy Album Covers #168 — Sucky Latino

This is Richard Hayman’s 1969 cheezily synthesized “Genuine Electric Latin Love Machine”. Hear synthesized versions of songs like “The Girl From Ipanema”, “The Windmills of Your Mind”, and “Hare Krishna”.

Wait … “Hare Krishna” is a Latin tune? Naw! And “Windmills” isn’t exactly Latin either, come to think of it. Looks like the robot […]

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Crappy Album Covers #162 — Tribal Suckiness

This 2007 album by M. I. A. called “Kala”. It may have hit Billboard’s Hot 200 at #13, but the album by London-born Mathangi Arulpragasam won some kind of informal tastelessness award from crappy album cover blogs across the ‘net.

Could it have something to do with the color scheme? Or how ’bout the […]

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Crappy Album Covers #122 — Unpopular instruments

It is unclear to me whether this “Scottish Sing-A-Long” uses the bagpipes, but the album cover makes it clear that the reactions to bagpipes is still felt by many.This drawing was made after someone probably catheterised one of the pipes from the bagpipe to his nether region, so that every time he blew, … […]

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Crappy Album Covers #121 — Phallic Symbols III

Whirlwind Heat formed 12 years ago in Grand Rapids, Michgan, and continue to make recordings of their own unique brand of alternative music.

For their 2006 offering, their second full-length album, they find that this young lady closes her eyes when she licks her wood. Or maybe she was told to. You never know […]

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Crappy album Covers #120 — Plastic Surgery Disasters

Just before work ended, there was this explosion at the Red Rubber Coating factory, and this poor fella couldn’t escape in time. This is Tripping Daisy’s 1995 offering, called “I Am An Elastic Firecracker.”

What seems a little more worrisome is the skin tone of the fellow underneath the read paint. This is the […]

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Crappy Album Covers #114 — Cows and Cliches

Moving Geltine Plates (MGP) was, according to this bio from progweed.net, was one of France’s finest progressive rock bands. This album, released on CBS Records in 1972, was their second album, and the critical high water mark of their career. Poor distribution was blamed for the fact that this record didn’t fare well in […]

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Crappy Album Covers #113 — Groovin' … or something

BC and Frenchy are classified by Show and Tell Music as “Hillbilly Synth Wave”. This page discusses the two musicians, Bruce (last name?) and Carroll Frenzilli. An Italian named Frenchy. Nice.

Obiously a DIY album cover. Reverend Dexter Wise Rapper In Disguise Rappin’ with the boyz Makin’ joyful noise Is it gangsta rap? He […]

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