Friday – August 8, 1969.
45 years ago today one of (if not the) most iconic album covers of all time was shot in front of the EMI studios where The Beatles were recording their final album.
‘Abbey Road’ was was appropriately named after that street.
The story of the photo shoot is delt with in good detail in this article.
And check out who’s crossing the iconic spot at this minute with this link to the Abbey Road live cam.
And here’s an audio outtake to boot.