Saturday, December 8, 2012

BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD - Last Time Around


Artist: The Buffalo Springfield
Album: The Last Time Around
Label: ATCO
Catalog: SD 33-256
Year: 1968
Designer: Jimini Productions
Photographer: not listed
Design artist: not applicable
Grade: **** stars


As I was reminded by a friend, group cover shots are a dime-a-dozen.  As an example, the band Afterglow released an album a full year before this one that featured a group cover shot.  (I'll have to add that one to the list).  Regardless, while it may not be the first, this one's a true classic, if for no other reason than the sight of a young Neil Young already showing his rebellious nature.  While the rest of the band's looking forward, a slightly disinterested Young is shown looking over his shoulder.

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