Two years before they rescued Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks released the poor selling but wonderful sounding Buckingham Nicks. The album has yet to be released on CD.
As you can imagine outtakes from the album cover shoot are surprisingly popular for an album that failed to chart.
JACKSON HEIGHTS BUMP 'N' GRIND
Formed in the UK by former Nice bass player and vocalist Lee Jackson, Jackson Heights suffered poor sales despite the band's very approachable progressive rock sounds.
Their fourth and final album is best remembered for its widely celebrated album cover.
JANE BIRKIN DI DOO DAH
The same year she played Brigette Bardot's lover in Don Juan 1973, Jane Birkin released her Serge Gainsbourg produced debut Di Doo Dah. Anyone who has heard her breathy vocals on Gainsbourg's classic Histoire de Melody Nelson must at least be curious. The video below is shot on a topless beach.
GAL COSTA: INDIA
One of the leaders of Brazil's Tropicalism sounds, Gal Costa 's esoteric 1973 album India was immediately banned thanks to the album cover which appears to be focused on her...um. The back cover is just as salacious.
O'DONEL LEVY EVERYTHING I DO GONNA BE FUNKY
Jazz guitarist O'Donel Levy tries to grab the uh...jazz crossover market with this funky album on which he covers Stevie Wonder, Billy Preston and an uncredited Allen Toussaint. Fans came for the ass but stuck around for the funk.
The Danish Beatles, Gasolin' recorded some of Denmark's top selling albums in the 70's, including the English language Gasolin' 3 which features a woman in distress. Will you be the lucky guy to save her day?