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50 Alternative 'Abbey Road' Posters

"We didn't need to write the band's name on the cover ... They were the most famous band in the world" - John Kosh ... Walk this way...

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The Original.

Designed by John Kosh, a creative director at Apple Records -- it's the only original UK Beatles album to not show show the artist name or album title on the front cover. Kosh simply put "we didn't need to write the band's name on the cover ... They were the most famous band in the world".The front cover design, a photograph of the group traversing a zebra crossing, was taken on August 8, 1969. Principle photographer, Iain Macmillan, had 10 minutes to get the perfect shot from a step ladder while police held up traffic. The shot consists of the group crossing Abbey road with Lennon as leader, followed by Starr, McCartney, and Harrison. McCartney is barefoot and out of step with the other members. In the photo, a white Volkswagen Beetle is parked on the left, which belonged to one of the residents on the block -- following the album release, the license plate (LMW 281F) was stolen multiple times. Also, the man standing on the sidewalk on the right is Paul Cole, an American tourist unaware he had been photographed until he saw the album cover months later.
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Designed by John Kosh, a creative director at Apple Records -- it's the only original UK Beatles album to not show show the artist name or album title on the front cover. Kosh simply put "we didn't need to write the band's name on the cover ... They were the most famous band in the world".

The front cover design, a photograph of the group traversing a zebra crossing, was taken on August 8, 1969. Principle photographer, Iain Macmillan, had 10 minutes to get the perfect shot from a step ladder while police held up traffic. The shot consists of the group crossing Abbey road with Lennon as leader, followed by Starr, McCartney, and Harrison. McCartney is barefoot and out of step with the other members.

In the photo, a white Volkswagen Beetle is parked on the left, which belonged to one of the residents on the block -- following the album release, the license plate (LMW 281F) was stolen multiple times. Also, the man standing on the sidewalk on the right is Paul Cole, an American tourist unaware he had been photographed until he saw the album cover months later.

1. Star Trek

2. The Simpsons

3. South Park

4. London Olympics

5. Why did the chickens cross the road?

6. Impressionist skeletons

7. LEGO!

8. Cheerleaders

9. Paralympic torch crossing

10. Tennis greats

11. Aqua Teen Hunger Force

12. Peanuts

13. Food art...Yum. Can I get one of those meat suits?

14. Fantastic 4

15. Powerpuff Girls

16. Animals that are not getting eaten

17. Geeky Crossing

18. Oh, Kanye...

19. Portable bikes

20. Anti-gravity

21. Star Wars -- the good guys

22. LEGO + Star Wars

23. Adventuretime

24. Gorillaz!

25. Psychedelic giraffes

26. Beetles (VW that is...)

27. Zombies

28. Downton Abbey

29. Red Hot Chili Peppers

30. Mickey Mouse & Co.

31. Segway, anyone?

32. Teletubies

33. Catz

34. Disney Princesses (IRL)

35. More Disney Princesses

36. Parent Trap!

Natasha Richardson and Lindsay Lohan
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Natasha Richardson and Lindsay Lohan

37. Futurama

38. Tintin

39. TMNT

40. Tebowing...Ugh

41. Sesame Street

42. My Pretty Pony

43. Popes

44. Planking

45. One Direction (serious)

One Direction (jumping)

46. Pacman ghosts

47. Pokemon

48. Caveman evolution

49. Lightsaber upgrade

Jedi Beatles
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Jedi Beatles

50. GIF-ified

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