Classic Album Covers Photographed in Original Locations

Classic Album Covers Photographed in Original Locations

Simon & Garfunkel’s album “Wednesday Morning, 3am” – this photo was shot in the subway on the lower platform of Fifth Avenue and 53rd Street in New York City. The outbound E and F subway lines run out of this platform.

Classic Album Covers Photographed in Original Locations

This clip from Bob Dylan’s “Subterranean Homesick Blues” video was filmed behind London’s Savoy Hotel. The alley sits in a dead end at the intersection of Savoy Hill Road. This film clip also appeared in “Don’t Look Back,” D.A. Pennebaker’s documentary on Dylan.

Classic Album Covers Photographed in Original Locations

The Boss was photographed on this corner by Joel Bernstein while he was working down the block on his album The River. This New York City corner is located in Hell’s Kitchen at 10th Avenue and 53rd Street. The playground belongs to P.S. 111.

Classic Album Covers Photographed in Original Locations

Back in the 1960′s, Bob Dylan was Freewheelin’ down the corner of Jones Street and West 4th Street in New York City to get this iconic shot

Classic Album Covers Photographed in Original Locations

Steely Dan’s third studio album produced this quite straight-forward album art. The cover for Pretzel Logic was shot on Fifth Avenue and 79th Street in New York City. The cart sits just above the 79th St. Transverse near the “Miners’ Gate” park entrance.

Classic Album Covers Photographed in Original Locations

Bob Dylan didn’t really revisit Highway 61 for this album cover, instead he took a seat on the steps of 4 Gramercy Park West in New York City.

Classic Album Covers Photographed in Original Locations

Neil Young’s After the Gold Rush featured southern country folk music, but album art came straight from New York City. The cover was photographed on the northwest corner of Sullivan Street and West 3rd St. – also known as Greenwich Village, NYC.

This collection of photographs by Bob Egan is mesmerizing! First of all, Egan has managed to decode the locations where these iconic rock album covers were photographed, secondly, the artist placed the albums (or in some cases, a music video still, or promotional photography) in the accurate position in which the musicians were located when photographed. Double dose of awesomeness.

Classic Album Covers Photographed in Original Locations

This never-before-seen overlay is a new special from Popspots. It features blues legend Bo Diddley atop a motorcycle in Brooklyn. The shot from 1960 was photographed in front of 368 Livingston Street.

Classic Album Covers Photographed in Original Locations

English rockers, The Who, may have snuggled up underneath a British flag for the cover of “The Kids Are Alright,” but the shot was actually taken in New York City. The band sits on a part of the Carl Schurz Monument which is located on 116th Street and Morningside Drive in Morningside Heights, New York City.

This collection of photographs by Bob Egan is mesmerizing! First of all, Egan has managed to decode the locations where these iconic rock album covers were photographed, secondly, the artist placed the albums (or in some cases, a music video still, or promotional photography) in the accurate position in which the musicians were located when photographed. Double dose of awesomeness.

via Daily News

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