Never Mind the Ed Sullivan Theater, Abbey Road Is the Top Beatles Travel Spot
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Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles playing on the Ed Sullivan Show
, the Fab Four's first U.S. television appearance. To commemorate the occasion, New York City's
Ed Sullivan theater (now home to The Late Show with David Letterman
) unveiled a special marquee
; the New York Port Authority placed a historical marker at JFK International Airport
, where The Beatles held their first press conference; and CBS is airing a two-hour tribute Sunday at 8 p.m. EST, "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America -- A Grammy Salute
But just as Abbey Road is the group's best-selling album
, a visit to the setting of its iconic cover -- outside Abbey Road Studios in London
-- has got to be the top Beatles-related travel destination. (Just watch the Abbey Road Crossing Cam
and count the photo shoots.) Here are some of the better shots we found online.
A little coffee will help fight off the golden slumbers.
Heading to London and want to take your own Beatles-like Abbey Road crossing shot? Here's the map: