Rubber Soul uncropped


Photo: Robert Freeman

Uncropped, untilted and  undistorted, this photo started circulating on Facebook last night.

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13 Responses

  1. Unknown says:

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

  2. 42N says:

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

  3. Unknown says:

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

    Patrick

  4. wogew says:

    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.

  5. Anonymous says:

    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! yerdoingreat.wordpress.com/2013/01/23/famous-rockroll-image-outtakes-vol-2-rubber-soul/

  6. wogew says:

    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!

  7. Anonymous says:

    Done/thanks! Cheers.

  8. v. says:

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

  9. Vincent Truman says:

    Amazing! Thank you for sharing!

  10. Unknown says:

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

  11. georgefromhenley says:

    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?

  12. vonbontee says:

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

  13. Unknown says:

    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 ?

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