1962 Gibson J-160E acoustic/electric, sunburst finish.

1962 Gibson J-160E acoustic/electric, sunburst finish.” width=”236″ height=”339″ class=”alignnone size-full wp-image-3524″ /> Lennon and Harrison each bought one of these “jumbo” models (price: £161) in Rushworth’s Music House in Liverpool on 10 September 1962 (shown at right with guitar/amp department manager Bob Hobbs). Mersey Beat,…


On this day in 1967, The Beatles recorded sound effects onto the song ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ at Abbey Road studios in London.

At the beginning of the track, you hear audience murmurs and sounds of an orchestra tuning up for a performance along with the sounds of an audience screaming. The orchestra sample was recorded on 10th February during their session on ‘A Day In The Life’…