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Abbey Road endures more traffic mayhem as Beatles fans mark last album's 50th anniversary

London (CNN)Mark Kramer is a huge Beatles fan. Just hours after stepping off his overnight flight from Florida to London, he is not bleary-eyed but brimming with energy as he savors his time at the world's best-known pedestrian crossing. Beside the streaks of white paint that mark the zebra crossing on Abbey Road -- a site protected since 2010 for its cultural and historical importance -- he rattles off Beatles facts, talks about the band's musical journey and grows ever more excited.Kramer, 40, is here because of "Abbey Road," the seminal album the band released on September 26, 1969 -- 50 years ago Thursday. Named after the street where it was recorded, it got mixed critical reviews but was an immediate commercial hit, topping the charts ...
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