Under the Covers: The Music, Artists and Stories Behind the Album Covers You Love (1996)

Never-before-seen photography, artwork, film and music; rare, exclusive interviews; stories with The Doors, Eagles, Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne, Neil Young, James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, The Monkees, David Cassidy, Steppenwolf, and more.

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Credited cast:
Jackson Browne ... Himself (archive footage)
Gary Burden ... Himself
Crosby Stills & Nash ... Themselves (archive footage)
Henry Diltz ... Himself
The Doors ... Themselves (archive footage)
Eagles ... Themselves (archive footage)
Joni Mitchell ... Herself (archive footage)
Richard Pryor ... Himself (archive footage)


"Step into the incredible rock-n-roll archives of artist Gary Burden and photographer Henry Diltz as they share their stories, photography, and film footage of the artists behind some of the greatest albums and album covers in rock history. The musicians made the music, and Burden and Diltz created the imagery and artwork that helped revolutionize the record industry. Filmed interviews and conversations with members of the Doors, Eagles, Crosby, Stills and Nash, and many more lend insight into the creation of such landmark albums as the Doors' Morrison Hotel, Eagles' Desperado, and the Crosby, Stills and Nash classic debut album. Get to know the people and musicians that revolutionized the art and music of rock-n-roll in the sixties and seventies."

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The music, artists and stories behind the album covers you love.


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1996 (USA) See more »

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Remade as Under the Covers (2002) See more »

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