An article by Christine Jordan at Flavorwire on rejected album covers. A long time ago, one of my books almost had a book jacket that also had a disturbing dead baby kind of thing going on.
The Real Thing: Yesterday and Today
Who knew the Beatles were so creepy-weird? Robert Whitaker took shots of the Fab Four in butchers’ outfits, covered in meat and holding chopped-up plastic baby dolls for a conceptual art piece titled A Somnambulant Adventure. They submitted it as pretty in-step with their black humor, but McCartney later revealed it was a comment on Vietnam. After some controversy, the new cover was pasted over the old.