On May 14, 1968, John Lennon and Paul McCartney held a press conference at the Americana Hotel in New York, New York to announce the formation of Apple. Responding to questions, John Lennon named Harry Nilsson as his favorite American group.
Question: Do you think that some of your records are influencing the minds of the younger generation?
John Lennon: Well, everybody’s records influence the mind, you know. All at once. Everything influences everything. Nilsson’s my favorite group.