On 8 August 1969, one of the most-imitated events in pop music history occurred.

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The Beatles – George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and John Lennon – gathered for a brief photoshoot outside the EMI Studios in London, where the band were working.

Iain Macmillan took the rather modest shot of the musicians on a zebra crossing on the B507 road, an image which would adorn the cover of the band’s Abbey Road album.

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