Iconic Album Covers Get the Social Distancing Treatment

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One of history’s most iconic album covers is The Beatles’ Abbey Road. The photo of (in order from the right, if you’re being picky) John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney and George Harrison is masterfully simple.

The group walking across the street, VW Beetle parked not-quite-right, is lauded for its simplicity and has been tourist fodder since the album’s release in 1969.

It’s also notable that the legendary quartet is walking rather close to each other—something that would be considered verboten in today’s era of social distancing due to the spread



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