ESPN Magazine's Music Issue has a fabulous photo editorial that I simply had to share with you (along with some 'behind the scenes' shots). Photographed by Mattias Clamer, 14 athletes, all with a good sense of humor, let themselves be transformed to emulate musicians and recreate iconic album covers from the past few decades.
NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson (and wife Chanra) as Bob Dylan (Album: The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, 1963)
Olympic God Medal Swimmer Ryan Lochte as the baby on Nirvana's Nevermind Baby (Album: Nevermind, 1991):
NFL Players Trent Richardson, Marshawn Lynch and LaMarr Woodley as Run-D.M.C.(Album: Run DMC's Greatest Hits, 2002):