If I Fell
John Lennon/Paul McCartney
1929 Gibson F5 Fern mandolin
The previous owner, Bobby Clark, gave me this photo of Bill Monroe playing this mandolin. The photo was taken in 1991.
1924 Gibson K-2 Mando Cello
1980s Classical M. Horabe Model 35 Guitar
Unknown American Maker 1940s Upright Bass
"If I Fell" is a song by the Beatles which first appeared in 1964 on the album A Hard Day's Night in the United Kingdom and on the North American album Something New. It was written by John Lennon, and credited to Lennon–McCartney. "That's my first attempt at a ballad proper....It shows that I wrote sentimental love ballads way back when", Lennon stated in his 1980 Playboy Magazine Interview. The song was ranked as the 371st best song of all time by Q104.