Album Cover Art: Rip-Offs or Homages?

Blatant plagiarism, (in)sincere flattery, and silly PR stunts.

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Robert Wilonksy, The Dallas Morning News
ECW's Extreme Music (1998) vs. Rihanna's Rated R single, "Russian Roulette" (2009)
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Deupree's Specification. Fifteen (2006) vs. U2's No Line on the Horizon (2009)
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AP
Bad Religion's Suffer (1988) vs. NOFX's Surfer EP (2001)
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T.Rex's Slider (1972) vs. The Cynics's Buick McKane (1991)
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Andrew Hill's Judgment (1964) vs. Atmosphere's Overcast! (1997)
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NBC Washington
Simon and Garfunkel's Bookends (1968) and Kruder & Dorfmeister's G-Stoned (1993)
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Hank Mobley's The Turnaround (1965) vs. The Beatnuts' Intoxicated Demons EP (1993)
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Brimstone Howl's Guts of Steel (2007) vs. Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears (2009)
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EFE
Stars' Ageless Beauty (2004) vs. Explosions in the Sky's The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place (2003)
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EFE
Radiohead's Amnesiac (2001) vs. Interpol's Turn on the Bright Lights (2002)
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NBC 7
Galt MacDermot's score to Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970) vs. the RZA's Bobby Digital (1998)
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Lubbock County Sheriff's Office
Broken Social Scene's self-titled album (2005) vs. Parts & Labor's Mapmaker (2007)
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