Top 10 Most Recognizable Well Known Rock Album Covers

U2 – "The Joshua Tree" (1987: The stark, black-and-white image of the band in the desert symbolizes the album’s themes of exploration and existentialism..

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The Velvet Underground & Nico – "The Velvet Underground & Nico" (1967: With a banana designed by Andy Warhol.

The Rolling Stones – "Sticky Fingers" (1971: Designed by Andy Warhol, the cover features a working zipper on jeans.

The Clash – "London Calling" (1979: Paul Simonon smashing his bass guitar, photographed by Pennie Smith, echoes the rebellious spirit of rock and punk.

The Beatles – "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (1967: This colorful, collage-style cover by Peter Blake.

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The Beatles – "Abbey Road" (1969: The iconic image of the Fab Four crossing the street outside Abbey Road Studios is one of the most recognizable album covers ever.

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Pink Floyd – "The Dark Side of the Moon" (1973: The simple, yet powerful prism design by Storm Thorgerson is a timeless symbol in rock music.

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Nirvana – "Nevermind" (1991: Featuring a naked baby swimming toward a dollar bill, this cover became a defining image of the grunge era.

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Led Zeppelin – "Led Zeppelin" (1969: Featuring the Hindenburg disaster, this dramatic image captures the explosive impact of Led Zeppelin’s debut.

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Bruce Springsteen – "Born in the U.S.A (1984: The image of Springsteen’s backside against an American flag backdrop is both patriotic and rebellious.

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