Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Rubber Soul uncropped


Photo: Robert Freeman
Uncropped, untilted and  undistorted, this photo started circulating on Facebook last night.

13 comments:

Joseph DiCupillo said...

Just when you think you seen it all, some gem pops up out of nowhere to surprise and delight!

42N said...

Now its hard to look at the cover of Rubber Soul without thinking of this "new" photo. Thanks for posting!

Patrick Wouters said...

Nice discovery. On which Facebookpage circulated this photo?Kind regards from Holland.

Patrick

Roger Stormo said...

I found it on Beatlefan's facebook page, but it didn't originate there. So far, I've been able to trace it back to it's pre-facebook appearance in a russian Beatles forum.

yerdoingreat said...

Interesting. Your original post said it started making the rounds on Facebook on Monday but I saw it there on Sunday so it might've been there before the Russians got a hold of it. Anyways, here's a ton of fun info on the cover. Your blogs have obviously influenced my thoroughness! http://yerdoingreat.wordpress.com/2013/01/23/famous-rockroll-image-outtakes-vol-2-rubber-soul/

Roger Stormo said...

Certainly more thorough than I've been able to be for the past year or so! You might want to correct the typo, not Roger but Robert Whitaker ;) Great blog!

yerdoingreat said...

Done/thanks! Cheers.

v. said...

I think I like it even more then the distorted cover.

Vincent Truman said...

Amazing! Thank you for sharing!

Bill Roberts said...

Nothing beats the fish-eye. Except... knowing Dr. Winston O'Boogie is sporting pre-hipster wrecked serge de nimes!

georgefromhenley said...

Hi - one expert - who wants to remain unnamed - told me he is very confident that this is a photoshop recreation. Personally I cant imagine. Were light blue jeans avaiiable in 1965?

vonbontee said...

Jeans that have been put through the washer many times were certainly available.

PAUL REEVES said...

I had an original album with double printed overlapped picture.I took it back as a misprint!!!! Oh dear if I only had known.Bought in Brentwood Essex.England.Did anyone buy it after me;or did it get sent back to E.M.I ?