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Great Album Art IX

by Mark Cartwright

Sometimes an album may not have the greatest art in the world, but you have to give it a nod just for the WTF factor.  Such is the case with Captain Beefheart's 1969 album Trout Mask Replica.  It was nearly impossible for anyone fingering through the albums at a party not to stop and pull this album out, just to look at it's awkward, freakish cover.  The "trout" looks more like a carp to me.