As a kid in Connecticut, Jonathan Konya, drummer for Austin blues rock band the Ghost Wolves, went on camping trips with his parents and his sister, and the only tape in the car was the 1963 album “Please Please Me,” the debut LP from the Beatles. Konya and his sister listened, on repeat, until the songs — particularly “Love Me Do” and “I Saw Her Standing There” — were embedded in his mind.
“It was music that my parents could share with us, because they had grown up with it,” Konya says. “It was so important to them, and for it to be such a high quality, such a piece of history, for them to pass that down and for me to really get it from a young age, I think that speaks a lot about Paul’s writing, and their writing together.”
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