Tag: Paul Simon

Brian Wilson on the Influence of the Beatles and Rolling Stones

Brian Wilson releases his long-awaited memoir, I Am Brian Wilson. In this excerpt, he discusses the influence of two of the Beach Boys’ only true rivals in the ’60s: the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. And also, how bandmate/rival Mike Love helped...

/ October 11, 2016
John Lennon of the Beatles, tuning a Gibson J160E acoustic guitar during the filming of "A Hard Day's Night."

“Love Me Do” guitar of John Lennon auctioned for $2.4m

JOHN LENNON GUITAR SELLS FOR RECORD $2.4 MILLION by Steve Smith. The 1962 jumbo Gibson J-160 acoustic guitar that John Lennon used to compose “Love Me Do,” “I Want to Hold Your Hand” and other all-time classic songs, was sold...

/ November 16, 2015