Janet Jackson lifts Satie. Elvis sings Martini. The Stones raided the Renaissance. And let’s not even get started with the Beatles, who regularly tapped the classical music well.
“Pet Sounds” by the Beach Boys rocked the Beatles’ world, especially Paul McCartney. And inspired John Lennon to compose “Strawberry Fields Forever.”
A Peter Gabriel SNAFU and a rare Beach Boys LP both proved especially popular with our readers.