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Should Ehrlich cross Abbey Road? Or Let It Be?

Ehrlich crosses street.jpgWhat do former Maryland governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. (R) and The Beatles have in common?

Well, no one is barefoot in the photograph that accompanied a piece about Ehrlich's record as governor that ran in The Post on Thursday. And the photo of Ehrlich was shot in Rockville, not London.

Beatles-AbbeyRoad.jpgBut otherwise, the image bears a striking resemblance to the cover of Abbey Road, the 11th studio album by The Beatles, released in 1969. Or so a number of our readers said.

All of which raises a question: Will Ehrlich's campaign prove as popular as Abbey Road, which topped the charts in England and the United States shortly after its release -- and to this day routinely shows up on lists of the best albums of all time?

By John Wagner  | October 22, 2010; 6:00 AM ET
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Comments

This is a great read! I also thought that photo looked familiar, though I would have never placed it without this story.

Posted by: DANIELVOVAK | October 22, 2010 10:50 AM | Report abuse

the original abbey road photo was popularly rumored to be a funeral procession. George in the back as the grave digger, Paul as the corpse, Ringo as the preacher and John as Jesus.
So yes, the ehrlich photo does bear a close resemblance. That is if you consider ehrlich's campaign as dead.

Posted by: MarilynManson | October 22, 2010 12:53 PM | Report abuse

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