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it was fifty years ago today...
#1
….that one of the most recognisable and iconic album covers of all time was taken:

the article:  https://www.msn.com/en-au/entertainment/...spartanntp

the album cover:

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#2
^Yep – iconic and much parodied! 

Have you seen these posters? From photographs by Richard Avedon - 1967. I think they’re pretty amazing – 

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"The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us." ~ Bill Watterson
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#3
Some interesting background facts on Abbey Road ............

https://www.itv.com/news/2019-08-08/abbe...xOFoGJ0-7o
Nice to be able to go back to trust and friendship!!!!!!!!!

It's a mixed up sensation this being alive
Oh! it wears a man down into the ground
It's the strangest elation
I can't describe it
Oh it leaves a man weary
It makes a man frown.
.............................Chris Simpson ( "Mixed Up Sensations" 1975 Martin's Cafe )
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#4
yeah, I was aware of those little facts re: the album Gryphon, but nevertheless, its still a good read...

a super deluxe version of the album comes out in September which includes remastered album, 2 disks of demos..
also includes "the ballad of J&Y"/"old brown shoe" which were recorded during that time, also Macca's original version of Mary Hopkins' "goodbye"...

gonna be an interesting set IMO
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