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From Born To Run to Abbey Road, these are the stories behind some of the most famous album covers.
The friendship between Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe began by accident when Smith wandered into his apartment looking for someone else. The cover for her 1975 epic Horses was shot in their shared Chelsea Hotel room, with a Polaroid camera, 12 takes and only natural light. Smith relentlessly fought the record company’s attempts to alter the image.
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