The record was born on this day in 1888. Thomas Edison perfected the cylinder phonograph. He also invented the solid wax cylinder. I am sure he would be proud of how his record is still popular with today's youth. You can hear some of the earliest recording by clicking here.

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If you would like to see some really bad album covers click here.

I have more awful album covers here.

Iron Maiden, Judas Priest and Pink Floyd had some of the greatest album covers ever. What was your favorite record and album cover on a record? They looked so much better on a big record.

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