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Rediscover Iconic Album Cover Locations in Google Street View

The Street View specialists over at TheGuardian.com uncovered famous album cover locations from cities all around the world!

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    This shot was captured in London's Soho on Berwick Street for (What's the Story) Morning Glory by Oasis.

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    The album cover photo for Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea by PJ Harvey was captured in New York City in the bustling Times Square. The shot captures the sunglasses-clad Harvey walking across 7th Avenue in lit up Times Square at night.

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    Another artistic album cover photo, for Led Zeppelin's album Physical Graffiti, is shot on the bustling streets of NYC. This shot is taken on the residential blocks on St Mark's Place in the East Village.

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    Another shot straight from London was taken for Pink Floyd's album, Animals. This shot was captured in Wandsworth, London at the Battersea Powerstation.
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    A clothing store on the corner of Ludlow and Rivington on New York's Lower East Side was the backdrop for the album cover of the Beastie Boys' album, Paul's Boutique.

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    Taken in 1969, the Fish Kee Market on Hollis Street in Oakland, California became the setting for the album cover for Willy and the Poor Boys by Creedence Clear Revival. The album cover features the band members posing outside the market.

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    Taken on his own home turf, Eminem's album The Marshall Mathers LP features his childhood home. Eminem is pictured on the album cover sitting outside his childhood home located in north Detroit on Dresden Street, just down the road from the famous road 8-mile.
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    Jackson Browne's album, Late for the Sky, featured a more surrealist album cover. The album cover captures a classy home in Los Angeles near Hancock Park.

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    The Streets 2002 album, Original Pirate Material, features the Kestrel House in Islington, London.

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    Taken in 1981 in front of the Ontario Legislature in Toronto, Canada was the album cover for Rush's album, Moving Pictures. Like the album name, the cover captures people literally moving paintings.

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    Bob Dylan is featured on his own album cover for The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan along with his girlfriend of the time Suze Rotolo. The picture, taken in 1963, captured Dylan and Rotolo walking down Jones Street in the West Village of NYC.

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    This photo features one of the most famous, and most recreated, album covers of all time. The photo, shot in 1969, became the album cover shot for Abbey Road by the Beatles. This album cover draws so much attention from fans that Westminster council in London has to repaint the crossing every three months to cover up graffiti left by adoring fans.

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