Country is more than a cowboy hat. It's Texas swing, Countrypolitan and outlaw music. It's Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson. It's "Sixteen Tons" and what do you get...
Ask anyone to name a great album cover, and I’d bet you’d get something from the rock or jazz genres. The best of rock imagery, especially from the psychedelic and progressive bands, have become touchstones of pop culture. Likewise, the Blue Note, Prestige and Riverside jazz labels were behind some of the best-designed and most influential album covers of all time. But what about country music? It probably doesn’t make the short list for most people. And that’s too bad... more