Classic Music Gets a Google Street View Album Cover Makeover

By: Sarah Dos Santos - Published: Apr 9, 2014 • References: theguardian & laughingsquid
These Google Street View album covers by The Guardian show the world around the classic music records. From Oasis to Pink Floyd to the Beastie Boys and Rush, now you can see the greater picture that these iconic albums froze.

Below each Google Street View album photograph there is a caption that explains the location and relevance of the album cover. In the Bob Dylan cover for 'The Freewheelin,' Bob Dylan the "22-year-old Bob walks down Jones Street in the West Village, New York, with his girlfriend Suzie Rotolo in 1963."

The pictures are fun and remarkable, and you can see the changes of the world from that moment in time to now. Google Street View has inspired previous superimposed collections like the classic paintings of world cities and classic London paintings. Stats for Superimposed Album Covers Trending: Older & Average
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