The most famous photo ever?

Everyone knows the famous beatles photo on the crossing outside the Abbey Road Studios- right?

Yesterday back in 1969, the photo session for the cover of the Abbey Road album took place. Photographer Iain McMillan, balanced on a step-ladder in the middle of the road took six shots of John, Ringo, Paul, and George walking across the zebra crossing while a policeman held up the traffic. The band then returned to the studio and recorded overdubs on ‘The End’, ‘I Want You (She’s So Heavy)’ and ‘Oh! Darling’.

More on Abbey Road here.

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