The agricultural side of Johann Sebastian Bach

The agricultural side of Johann Sebastian Bach


norman lebrecht

April 24, 2018

A new one for our collection of inappropriate record covers.



  • George says:

    Love it. Made me and everybody else in our office smile and I’ll definitely remember it.

  • Sue says:

    Let’s think of some appropriate titles!!

    “Tractorpuncture 9; The Art of Food”

  • Petros Linardos says:

    Love that the driver wears dress shoes.

    We’ve seen quite a few ridiculous covers. But this may be the funniest. I can’t stop laughing.

  • Sixtus says:

    Tractors are great for retrograde motion, not so good at inversion nor retrograde-inversion. They are also great for bringing food to the counter (point).

  • boringfileclerk says:

    I wouldn’t call it inappropriate. It’s not like it’s a Lara St. John cover. It is odd, but hey, that’s Austria for you.

  • JoBe says:

    Is that Elton John, the prominent portly elderly man with a lavender shirt?

  • Robert Holmén says:

    Do the covers even matter now that everything is streamed?

    • Sixtus says:

      As a subscriber to 3 streaming services I’d say yes. On a portable player or other mobile situation they are essential for the the quick identification or selection of an album or track, especially if reading track or album names is impractical or using a voice command is inappropriate. However, .the content or artistry of the image is pretty much irrelevant here. It just needs to be distinctive in thumbnail size.

  • Gordon Davies says:

    Die Kunst der Pflüge.

  • Frederick West says:

    Sheep may safely graze.

  • Adrian Murray says:

    That cover has traction.

  • Rob van der Hilst says:

    GREAT!!! What a great testimony of incredible funnyfull baaaaaaaad taste is this.
    I just LOVE it (just for one time).

  • Deborah says:

    Hilarious!! What on earth were they thinking? Well, at least people might find it funny and then buy it.