A look at some of the most memorable — and fashionable — covers to grace record store shelves.

Like music videos, album covers are essential components of fashion history, marketing not only the singers, but also mirroring — and in some cases creating — the looks of the day. In 1958, Chuck Berry played with the return of the zoot suit as he flashed a smile and strummed his guitar on the cover of his album, "After School Session." In the Sixties, the influence of psychedelic fashion took hold as artists like The Grateful Dead and Jimi Hendrix began singing in their corduroy bell-bottoms about the virtues of getting stoned.

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