Unusual album titles

I often use YouTube to listen to full albums that are not in my collection.  It reminds me of Pandora (used to be a good radio website) in that it makes suggestions based on your taste.  In this case, Rolling Stones took me onto REO Speedwagon.  I was attracted by the highly puntastic album title – ‘You Can Tune a Piano But You Can’t Tuna Fish’

It got me thinking about other unusual album names.  I found some crackers.  I’m looking forward to working my way through these.  Hope I’m not disappointed!

The Incredible String Band – The 5000 Spirits or the Layers of the Onion (1967) 

A Silver Mount Zion – He Has Left Us Alone but Shafts of Light Sometimes Grace the Corner of Our Rooms… (2000) 

George Clinton – Hey Man Smell My Finger (1993) – Ha ha! No thanks.

The Butthole Surfers – Hairway To Steven (1988) 

Tom Waits – Swordfishtrombones (1983)

Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention — Weasels Ripped My Flesh (1970)

Fishbone – Give a Monkey a Brain Transplant and He’ll Swear He’s the Centre of the Universe (1993)

Elton John – Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy (1975)

Omar Rodríguez-López — Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fungus (2008)

I loved Mars Volta so I’m looking forward to this.

Sparklehorse — Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot (1995)

Please let me know if you can think of any others

Di 🙂

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