ONE of the many iconic images of all time facilities a dark photobomb that’s sparked years of debate.
The Beatles’ famous Abbey Road manuscript cover shows an identified man in the credentials – and fans have spent decades trying to uncover the mystery.
The design of the Fab Four striding opposite the zebra channel in north west London is one of music’s many fast images.
However, when you demeanour closely at the picture, there is a matched gent gent station on the cement close to where the rope are channel the road.
The man is wearing a brownish-red coupler and white shirt and appears to be looking opposite to wear the musicians are having their picture taken.
It was speckled by fans shortly after the album’s recover in 1969 – and it’s stirred a flood of people claiming to be the man in the photo.
It’s widely believed the man in the photo is actually an American traveller called Paul Cole.
He was tracked down years after the manuscript cover’s recover and Paul pronounced he was enclosed in the shot quite by chance.
Paul pronounced he was station by the side of the highway watchful for his wife, who had been looking around a museum.
He told the The Mirror in 2004: “[I told her] I’ve seen adequate museums. I’ll just stay out here and see what’s going on outside.'”
He combined that he was struck by the steer of the 4 men walking opposite the highway with Paul McCartney not wearing any shoes.
Paul added: “I just happened to demeanour up, and we saw those guys walking opposite the street like a line of ducks.
“A garland of kooks, we called them, since they were rather radical-looking at that time.
“You didn’t walk around in London barefoot.”
Paul after recognized himself on the manuscript cover as his code new eyeglasses were a passed giveaway.
He said: “I saw the manuscript and we recognized myself right away.
“I had a new sports coupler on and I’d just bought new shell-rimmed glasses.
“I pronounced to my children, ‘Get a magnifying potion out and you’ll see me’.”
Paul died in 2008, aged 98.
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