In rock ‘n roll history, there are many designs and logos which played a big part in the fashion and design of rock ‘n roll apparel. Rock fans from all over the world wear their rock ‘n roll design shirts and other rock ‘n roll apparel with pride to support the genre and its bands.
In this article, we will have a look at some of the most historic designs and logos in US rock ‘n roll.
The Rolling Stones – Lips and Tongue Design
The Rolling Stones’ famous tongue and lips design was created in 1971 by design artist John Pasche. The iconic logo appeared for the first time on their album Sticky Fingers. Before the logo was decided, the vocalist and frontman of the band reached out to the Royal College of Art in 1969 to design a logo for the band but later decided on this historical design.
Although it is believed that John Pasche was the designer of the logo, it is disputed by many in the music industry over who the creator and designer were.
Pink Floyd – Dark Side of The Moon
Pink Floyd Released the Dark Side of the Moon album in 1973 and it became one of the most used and loved rock ‘n roll designs for t-shirts and other merchandise quickly. They are one of the most revolutionary and experimental rock ‘n roll bands of the 60s and 70s and the album itself has been considered as one of the most influential and greatest records of all time in popular music.
Since the release of the album, the logo, and design of the album are still used by all rock ‘n roll lovers and fans from across the world. The design can be seen on anything from t-shirts, coffee mugs, and towels.
Grateful Dead – Steal Your Face
The Grateful Dead is one of the most influential and one of the biggest bands in rock ‘n roll history. The band has a 30-year history with founder Jerry Garcia who passed away in 1995. They released 22 albums and made it into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame.
This iconic logo was developed in 1973 by the band’s friend and artist Owsley Stanley and was a big hit with the band and fans of rock ‘n roll.