Beatles Abbey Road Cover Shoot. The Beatles iconic Abbey Road album cover photograph was taken on August 8 1969 by photographer Iain Macmillan. Incredible what ya see and here when it came to the Beatles story of the real Paul McCartney is dead over the radio and on David letterman when he walked bear footed on the abbey road crossing lol.
25 Photos of The Beatles Behind the Scenes of Abbey Road on the 50th Anniversary of the Iconic Album Cover Shoot See these rare images to celebrate the most iconic album cover. The shoot reportedly took just ten minutes but as you can see they had walked back and forth across the street before catching that. August 8 2020.
Two policeman closed the road to traffic and Macmillan positioned himself on a step ladder adjacent to the zebra crossing.
Everyone knows the Abbey Road cover photo but very few remember what happened on that fateful day. The Rolls Royce on the cover of their 1997 album Be Here Now features the same license plate number SYD 724F as the police van on The Beatles Abbey Road album. Did you know that on August 8 1969 the eternal prankster Mick Jagger drove his car through The Beatles photo shoot for Abbey Road. The Beatles gathered at EMI Studios on this hot Friday morning of August for the famous photo shoot.