One for the Road: Inside The Beatles' Abbey Road campaign

James Hanley

Where did The Beatles record Abbey Road? If you answered, “Abbey Road Studios”, then sorry, but you’ve just succumbed to one of the oldest trick questions in the book.

The seminal 1969 LP came together (pun intended) at what was then known as EMI Recording Studios. Named after the street where the studio was located, the album’s subsequent success prompted the now world famous building to be renamed Abbey Road Studios the following year.

“That’s how iconic it is,” smiles ...

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