The Guess Who On The Wall

guess who mural winnipegI was walking to an appointment on Tuesday when I came upon a striking mural that honors the music group The Guess Who. I had never noticed the mural before so I stopped to take some photos. According to an interview with artist Michael Bridgford Read on  Murals of Winnipeg his Main Street artwork has images from a number of The Guess Who’s records.main street guess who mural

This is exactly how The Guess Who appear on the cover of their album It’s Time. guess who it's time album cover

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This blue -faced woman pays tribute to the face on the album American Womanamerican woman album cover

And the car in the centre of the mural

Is the one featured on the album So Long Bannatyne

The cans of wheat allude to the cover of the album Canned Wheat. 
There are other interesting images on the mural and if you want to check them out in person you will find The Guess Who mural at 1400 Main Street.

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