Below are magnified fragments of album covers. Most of them are well-known albums, but there are a few obscure covers (or lesser-known albums from well-known artists) mixed in to keep you honest. You must guess both the artist and album cover. In order to keep things simple, live albums, soundtracks and singles compilations will not be used, and with all apologies to our European and Japanese friends, we are going with the covers that appeared in the US record stores…back when we had record stores. Sigh.

The rules are the same as Name That Tune. Each player can make three guesses between updates (“Update” is defined as “The time when I post a comment listing all of the covers that have been guessed correctly”), so everyone will have a chance to contribute. And, just to spice things up, we have a puzzle cover this week, yay! One guess per player of the puzzle between updates, please.

Also there is an acrostic this week. The FIRST letter to each band or artist’s name will spell out a clue as to the puzzle cover’s identity, so there are two parts to the puzzle. One is solving the acrostic, and the other is the identity of the puzzle cover. I am also adding a couple rules for this week’s game: anyone who is a member of the Popdose or Bullz-Eye staffs, along with those who are friends with me on Facebook, are welcome to guess as many covers as they like, but they cannot guess the “puzzle” cover. And once the cover is guessed, then the rest of you will understand why Cover Me is taking a couple of weeks off. But don’t worry, there is already a quiz in queue for the first Wednesday in May. Thank you, good luck, and I’ll see you in May.

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I suggest subscribing to the comments on the post (click on “Track Comments”) to more easily follow the progress of the game. Remember, maximum of three guesses between updates of the list. Have fun!

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David Medsker

David Medsker used to be 'with it.' But then they changed what 'it' was. Now what he's 'with' isn't 'it,' and what's 'it' seems weird and scary to him. He is available for children's parties.

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