Tag Archives: Abbey Road

Why Did The Beatles Cross The Road

The Beatles released the Abbey Road album in London, on this date in 1969. I’ve been thinking about the album after hearing Her Majesty referenced about a dozen times during the last two weeks. If you can’t find your copy, it’s all on YouTube now. … Continue reading

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Why Don’t We Do It In The Road

As a life-long Beatles fan, I loved this short meditation on the celebrated Abbey Road zebra crossing. The film, directed by Chris Purcell, celebrates the tens of thousands of visitors who flock to the site each year to recreate the … Continue reading

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Music, Photography and Google

This neat photo-set of iconic album cover locations was discovered on Google Streetview and put together by our friends at Whutdat.de. The paired photographs include Eric Clapton’s 461 Ocean Boulevard, the Beatles Abbey Road, Led Zepplin’s Physical Graffiti and more.

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