Best 7 Album Covers Ever, According to Audiophiles

He then designed the first illustrated record cover for “Smash Hits From Rodgers and Hart.

1. “The Velvet Underground & Nico” (1967) “The Velvet Underground & Nico,” featuring Andy Warhol artwork,

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Billboard calls the banana “with ‘peel slowly and see’ instructions” a fantastic idea.

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It was boosted by the original sticker, which revealed a phallic-colored banana when peeled.

2. Beatles' “Abbey Road” (1969) The Beatles' “Abbey Road” follows.

Billboard called it the only album cover that “stops traffic” hundreds of times a day.

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