Monday, November 17, 2008

Clearwater Beach, Florida: The Beatles On Clearwater Beach???

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Clearwater Beach, Florida: The Beatles On Clearwater Beach???
Did you know that when the Beatles were recording their album called Abbey Road, they were originally intending to call it Clearwater Beach? They all came over here to Clearwater Beach, Florida and started shooting all sorts of scenes. They came up with this really cool shot, but eventually decided the Coast Guard helicopter just wasn't working. So they had to settle for the Abbey Road scene after all that. But the Beatles always fondly remembered their time here on Clearwater Beach.

At least, that is to say, that's how it happened in my head while I was daydreaming about this photograph I snapped on Clearwater Beach recently. You have to admit, there are four of them in the water, and the one second from left looks a lot like Ringo! :) Haha.
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If you would like to see more of this area, check out Dunedin Daily Photo, and Clearwater Daily Photo. If you enjoy photography, check out my photography blog. Thanks for coming today, I hope you enjoyed your mini-vacation to Clearwater Beach, Florida!

3 comments:

  1. I love this pic with the coastguard chopper in the background.

    Cheers!
    Regina In Pictures

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  2. Hi Wayne,
    Are you sure you weren't thinking about Yellow Submarine? It's obvious that the big wave headed towards the Beatles, is caused by a sub...probably diving, trying to get away from the chopper. The Beatles will be ok, their mop tops will keep them afloat...for a while anyway.

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  3. great photo! i have been following your blog for a couple of months now because i was going to plam harbor and now i am here and have visited many of the places iv seen in your blog. you are an amazing photographer!

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