John Lennon's guitar sells for $2.4 million at auction
The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the foremost and most influential act of the rock era. Their hairstyle, unusually long for the era and mocked by many adults, became an emblem of rebellion to the burgeoning youth culture.
'When I joined, he didn't really know how to play the guitar. He had a little guitar with three strings on it that looked like a banjo, I put the six strings on and showed him all the chords - it was actually me who got him playing the guitar. He didn't object to that, being taught by someone who was the baby of the group. John and I had a very good relationship from very early on.” George Harrison testimony about his relationship with John Lennon