'Two Virgins' LP Cover (Obscenity or Art?)
KTVU News footage from January 1969 featuring scenes of a GRT music executive talking about John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 'Two Virgins’ LP cover (in relation to record sales and obscenity) and also the merits of Lennon as a recording artist. When asked about his thoughts on their controversial album cover from Apple Records, he states: "My initial reaction to the album cover was ... it would help the sale of the product." Includes glimpses of other album cover art and ends with silent views of GRT's album production line. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.
Added to Bay Area Television Archive on March 25, 2017.
- Originally aired on: KTVU
- Date aired: January 1969
- Recording medium: 16mm color magentic sound film
- Rights for this video belong to: Fox Television Stations, LLC/KTVU
- Duration: 3:28
- Type of material: local newsfilm
- KTVU 49-1.mp4 (55.50 MB – MPEG4 video)
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