You've probably seen some of these albums in dusty bins at the thrift store, forgotten and unloved, for less than a dollar. You could probably walk out the front door with them and no one would care.
They don't make saxophone-album covers like they used to. Apparently back in the day there were three main ways to sell the public on your latest collection of sax tunes: 1) Symbolically but absolutely unsubtly portray a blow job; 2) Symbolically but absolutely unsubtly portray a vagina; 3) Throw in the towel and just put a nude woman on there.
It gave sax aficionados something to think about while listening, we guess. Plus -- and we never realized this -- "sex" and "sax": They sound alike!
Here are 12 of the best examples:
12. Cootie Selmer's wet dream
No, no, that doesn't look phallic at all. And we're sure most sax players hold the top of the instrument as if they were adding some manual stimulation to the blow job.
11. You want me to WHAT?
This is the face of an innocent late-`50s-early `60s bride on her wedding night, getting up the gumption to actually do her marital duties. That
dick sax isn't going to blow itself, miss.
10. Moe has size issues
Instead of putting her lips around the thick shaft of a sax, this extremely sad-looking naked lady slurps on a straw instead. Don't worry, Moe Koffman: It ain't the meat, it's the motion.