Gary Nicholson


Gary Nicholson is a number one hit songwriter, two- time Grammy- winning producer, recording artist, world traveling performer, and session guitarist.  There are over 500 recordings of his songs, from country, blues to rock and roll.  Some artists who have recorded his songs include my Mom’s favorite, Bonnie Raitt, my Uncle’s favorite, Willie Nelson, Robert Plant, Etta James, Keb Moe, Stevie Nicks and my favorite, Ringo Starr.

In my interview Gary talks about how the Beatles music has influenced his own music. He talks about the songs he wrote for Ringo, writing with Ringo and a funny Ringo story. He also talks about his favorite Beatles songs and a funny Beatles story.  Gary then talks about all the amazing projects he has in the works.  This is an interview not to miss.  Very special.

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Brandon with Gary Nicholson at Hudson’s on Mercer
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Brandon with Rush Evans and Gary Nicholson on Off the Beatle Path




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Gary Nicholson singing “Give more Love” which he discusses in his intervie

Gary talks about his new projects which includes a song he wrote with Willie Nelson’s “He wont ever be gone”

One of Gary’s latest projects with Michael McDonald  “Just Strong Enough”



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Brandon Rummel – Why I love the Beatles

This is my Beatles story about my love of the Beatles and their music.  My name is Brandon Rummel.  I am 25 years old.  I have the privilege to volunteer each week at the KOOP Radio Show, “Off the Beatle Path”.  This introduction I programmed and recorded about my love of the Beatles and my Beatles journey.  Sometimes people have a hard time understanding me when I speak, but it doesn’t slow me down on my love for the Beatles and their music.  Because of this I use a software on IPAD to communicate name TD Compass.  Below is the recording from my IPAD.  I will tell you why I love the Beatles, play some of my favorite songs, describe my amazing trip to England to see all things Beatles in Liverpool and London and the night I met Ringo Starr.  Why do I love the Beatles music – because the Beatles and their music make me happy.

Here are some songs I included in the recording.

In My Life – My favorite song dedicated to my mom.  She brought the Beatles into my life.  The song is “In my Life” and has special meaning to me.  This version is sung by Johnny Cash.

Yellow Submarine – One of my favorites sung by Ringo written by Paul for Ringo.

With a Little Help from my Friends –  Ringo ends each concert with this song.

Yesterday  – One of the most recorded songs of all time and my mom’s favorite.  This is Willie Nelson singing.

All you Need is Love – Because I love the Beatles.

Click the icon to hear my first blog and my story.  I hope you enjoy.

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