Category Controversial Album Art : 1960s

Controversial Album Art : 1960s

List of Controversial Album Art : 1960s

The following is a list of notable albums with Controversial Album Art 1960s (based on nudity and sexuality / religion / copyright / violence & others), especially where the controversy resulted in the album being banned, censored or sold in packaging other than the original one.


The Beatles – Yesterday and Today (1966)

Controversial Album Art 1960sIn early 1966, photographer Robert Whitaker had the Beatles in the studio for a conceptual art piece titled ‘A Somnambulant Adventure’. For the shoot, Whitaker took a series of pictures of the group dressed in butcher smocks and draped with pieces of meat and body parts from plastic baby dolls. Although not originally intended as an album cover, the Beatles submitted photographs from the session for their promotional materials...

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