FROM THE BEATLES TO BOWIE, the Stones to Santana, Joni Mitchell to the Mothers of Invention, the artwork that adorned the LPs of our youth was as singular a statement as the sounds it enclosed. In Album Cover Album, Storm Thorgerson and Roger Dean, (both notable cover designers themselves), have gathered the most striking, graphic, funny and outrageous sleeves that held musical vinyl pressed between 1950 and the late 70s. From the infamous to the obscure, jazz to psychedelia, if you managed to listen to a single note before your parents demanded that you "Turn that noise down!" you'll find the visual vestiges of it here. Click on the covers below to see larger versions and to hear a bit of what those remarkable cardboard casings protected.