Album Cover Art Wednesday: Cheap Thrills

San Francisco was teeming with talented artists and musicians in 1968.Robert Crumb’sCheap Thrillscover captured the spirit of the times, and the music was pretty damn awesome as well. Janis Joplin had some pipes, y’all:


Here’s the entire LP. Merely listening to Janis belt out Ball and Chain gives me a sore throat:

2 thoughts on “Album Cover Art Wednesday: Cheap Thrills

  1. I still have this album. I’ve probably spent as much time looking at the cover as I have listening to the record (and trying to figure out the Barney’s Beanery references).

  2. Cover art like this is about the only reason I miss LPs.
    Turtle Blues is too seldom played.

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