Nightly News bought a copy of Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs, which goes on sale next week, for an early and often poignant look into the world of a brilliant man who changed our world.
Among Steve Jobs' favorite artists were Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, his onetime girlfriend Joan Baez, Aretha Franklin, B. B. King, Buddy Holly, Buffalo Springfield, Don McLean, Donovan, The Doors, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash, John Mellencamp, Simon and Garfunkel and The Monkees ("I'm a Believer").
Isaacson writes that only about a quarter of the songs were from more contemporary artists such as Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas, Coldplay, Dido, Green Day, John Mayer, Moby, U2, Seal and Talking Heads.
Jobs enjoyed classical music, too, including Yo-Yo Ma and Bach, his favorite classical composer.