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Topic: Lennon influenced by Wilson?



Domenic has suggested that John Lennon got many of his ideas directly from Brian for Sgt. Pepper. Here’s an interesting reference…

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Posted by Third Coast on June 25, 1999 at 09:42:58:

In Reply to: Re: I bet Sean would know posted by Precious on June 25, 1999 at 08:08:30:

I vaguely recall a quote from, I think, Teen Set, the cover of which was displayed Sunday night during the A&E documentary. The magazine was issued by Capitol, if I remember right, and there was also an issue about the Beatles. Anyway, I remember the magazine quoting an alleged conversation between John and Paul in which John agreed the Beach Boys were great but that they "sound like bleedin' choir boys." I might not have the quote exactly right. But that's the only reference from John about the Beach Boys that I can recall in 30-plus years of following both groups.



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