How I-84 (probably) landed on the cover of a Radiohead album and other famous album covers shot in CT
The National perform at Sound On Sound in Bridgeport, Conn. on Sunday, Sept. 25.
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CANADA - DECEMBER 02: His rolling thunder revue making its way toward New York; Bob Dylan (left) last night took centre stage before 16;000 people at Gardens; accompanied by a host of other folk music personalities including Mick Ronson (centre) and Bobby Neuwirth. Joni Mitchell was there; and Ramblin' Jack Elliott and Ronee Blakley and Roger McQuinn and Gordon Lightfoot. Joan Baez joined in duet with Dylan; her dignity filling hall; according to Star writer Peter Goddard. (Photo by Frank Lennon/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 12: Rock band Radiohead poses for a portrait at Capitol Records during the release of their album OK Computer in Los Angeles, California on June 12, 1997. (Photo by Jim Steinfeldt/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
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(L-R) The National, Bob Dylan and Radiohead all have iconic album covers that were shot in Connecticut.
robust assortment of music venues and its oft-forgotten recording history, Connecticut is a breeding ground for musical creativity. Connecticut boasts a comprehensive discography of albums that have been recorded or produced in the state from artists like Trey Anastasio of Phish, Alice Cooper and even Beyonce.
Those with a keen eye will also be able to spot some Connecticut sites in famous album covers, like the I-84/I-91 interchange spotted on Radiohead's "OK Computer."