Abbey Road

Abbey Rd, London NW8, UK 📍

Hundreds of Beatles' fans flock to Abbey Road to mark 45 years since the Beatles' were photographed on the crossing.It's been 45 years since The Beatles were photographed as they walked across a zebra crossing in St. John's Wood, London, for the cover of their iconic album, Abbey Road. Since then, thousands of fans from around the world have visited the crossing to recreate the pose and see Abbey Road Studios, where the Fab Four recorded most of their songs. To mark the anniversary on Friday, the cast of the West End hit show Let It Be led fans across the famous street, exactly 45 years to the minute after their heroes struck the pose. It's 45 years to the minute since The Beatles posed for this picture. It only took 10 minutes to do and since then god knows how many millions of people have crossed. We reckon about 200,000 people a year cross Abbey Road to replicate this picture, said Richard Porter, a professional Beatles tour guide and the organiser of the event. Abbey Road is still considered by many as the British rock band's final album (although Let It Be was released after Abbey Road, most of it was in the can before the Abbey Road sessions even began.) With classic hits, like Come Together, Something and Here Comes the Sun, Abbey Road was released towards the end of 1969 and still to this day is regarded by many as a masterpiece.