40 Classic Vinyl Album Covers

the beatles sgt. pepper s lonely hearts club band lp vinyl record album australian parlophone 1969 3002 p 560x329Today, August 12th is Vinyl Record Day. The day corresponds to the date that Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in 1877. While vinyl is experiencing a bit of a renaissance with hipsters, audiophiles and DJs, it’s a format which mostly exists nostalgically at this point. Records fell out of style in the late 1980s with the dominance of cassette tapes and the emergence of compact discs. If you were born in the 90s, you likely have never even listened to music on Vinyl, but purists swear by it. In order to celebrate Vinyl Record Day, we’ve collected 40 classic album covers from the golden age of Vinyl. Hopefully you’ll recognize most of these, or else we can longer be friends.

Philip Van der Vossen

Editor at Gunaxin
Philip Van der Vossen is the Editor of Gunaxin, a Men's Lifestyle Magazine that was established in 2008. Philip also created and hosts the Trail Trek Tour, a traveling series of off-road events for automotive media.

Additionally, Philip has served as Rally Director for the Washington Automotive Press Association, Speaker at IMPAcon and Blogs with Balls, Chairman of the Relay For Life of North Anne Arundel County, Examiner Team Leader for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards, and Credentialed Founder of Capitals Outsider.
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