Sunday, June 22, 2014


Artist: Fleetwood Mac
Album: Bare Trees
Label: Reprise
Catalog: MS 2080
Year: 1972
Art Designer/Photo:  John McVie 
Grade: **** stars


Was this a high tech concept ?   No.  Was it particularly clever ?  No.   That said, there was just something immensely appealing with respect to this John McVie cover photo.   I can remember spending hours listening to the album (particularly Danny Kriran's 'Child of Mine' and Bob Welch's 'The Ghost' and I'll readily admit the cover art was a big part of the album's appeal - for anyone unfamiliar with the band's pre-Lindsey Buckingham/Stevie Nicks catalog, "Bare Trees" is a great place to start checking the band out.

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