The conversation, recorded onto acetate in 1964, was bought for $5 at a market in California earlier this year. On the recording, Beach Boy
The recordings were made during a simultaneous telephone interview with the two bands as promotion for a Hollywood event.
“It’s interesting because the interview was recorded at the height of their fame, and The Beatles
and the Beach Boys
were big mutual fans of each other’s music, as different as they were,” said Mr Gioia, of auctioneers Collectors Universe Inc. told the BBC. “It’s fun to listen to, it’s a real stitch,” he added.
A fan spotted the record with its typewritten label in a box at a flea market in Newport Beach near Los Angeles. The auction closes tomorrow (November 14). Fans can make their bid at www.collectors.combr>