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Thursday, December 18, 2014
George Harrison to receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

The Recording Academy announced its annual Special Merit Awards recipients earlier today. It was announced that George Harrison will be honored with The Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award. The Grammy Awards ceremony will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 8, 2015.

Source: NME, UK
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Smokey Robinson still thrilled by George Harrison's long-ago tribute

George Harrison's "Pure Smokey," a 1976 tribute to Smokey Robinson, gave credit to an artist who had been part of the Beatles' musical foundation, Robinson's "You Really Got a Hold on Me" appeared on 1963's With the Beatles. These hat tips from one of rock's biggest bands didn't go unnoticed by the Motown legend.

Source: Something Else Reviews
Parents fight plan to expand Beatles' old school

Dovedale Junior School, off Penny Lane in Liverpool, has remained virtually unchanged since John Lennon and George Harrison were pupils there in the late 1940s and early 1950s. But parents today launched a campaign to halt a plan that would see the present school, built in the 1930s, expanded to accommodate 840 pupils from 630.

Source: Liverpool Confidential
Monday, December 15, 2014
John and Yoko launch War Is Over! campaign 45 years ago today

On December 15, 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono launched their global War Is Over! campaign, performing at UNICEF's "Peace for Christmas" concert in London. George Harrison also performed, it was he first time that Lennon and Harrison performed together in a scheduled concert since The Beatles' last show in 1966.

Source: WZLX FM, Boston
Monday, December 8, 2014
George Harrison releases the very dark Dark Horse 40 years ago today

Produced during a particularly turbulent period of George Harrison's life, Dark Horse marked the beginning of a '70s-era downward turn for the ex-Beatle that was as sudden as it was complete and surprising. After all, this all-star project, released on Dec. 9, 1974, followed a pair of bestselling, mind-changing solo studio efforts.

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Monday, December 1, 2014
Fans gather for George Harrison memorial in Hollywood

Fans paid tribute to George Harrison on Saturday outside Capitol Records in Hollywood, on the 13th anniversary of his death in 2001. L.A. Councilman Tom LaBonge greeted the fans and said that George's tree in Griffith Park will be reseeded very soon. Zane Suarez, Jason Berk, and a duo named Jewels and Johnny Nation performed.

Source: The Examiner
Friday, November 28, 2014
Beatles ashram now becoming lost in India wilderness

George Harrison died on November 29, 2001. But in a nondescript ashram, overrun by creepers of Uttarakhand's Rajaji National Park, one of the defining legacies of Harrison and The Beatles continues to live on. Today, a few Beatles devotees, mostly Western tourists, seek out the ashram to pay their respects.

Source: The Times of India
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
George Harrison's former doctor to pay $2.5M for Medicare scam

Gil Lederman, who became infamous for pushing late icon George Harrison to sign a guitar, has agreed to fork over $2.5 million to pay for bogus Medicare billings between 1996 and 2003 related to his oncology practice, prosecutors said Monday. Lederman has denied any wrongdoing.

Source: NY Post
Friday, February 21, 2014
George Harrison birthday celebration this Tuesday in Hollywood

A George Harrison birthday celebration will take place this Tuesday, February 25 at 6:00 PM at George Harrison's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the Capitol Records Tower in Hollywood. There will be a "Cake-Cutting Ceremony" led by Chris Carter, KLOS FM radio host of "Breakfast With the Beatles."

Source: Beatles News Blog
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Friends to meet in Los Angeles to wish George happy birthday

Next Tuesday, George Harrison would have been 71 years old. A few friends, including Beatles news personality Gillian Lomax and myself, Adam Forrest, are going to meet up again at "The George Harrison Tree" up at Griffith Park Observatory in Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon to remember George and wish him "Happy Birthday".

Source: Beatles News Blog
Friday, November 22, 2013
George Harrison to be remembered in Hollywood next Friday

George Harrison, 12 years after his passing, will be remembered and honored by his fans and admirers at a public gathering being held next Friday at his Hollywood Walk of Fame star in Hollywood. Fans are invited to bring flowers and candles to place around his star and will also be invited to perform music and poetry.

Source: Beatles News Blog
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Review: George Harrison Living in the Material World

Martin Scorsese's documentary film George Harrison Living in the Material World takes you on a musical and spiritual journey of one of the music world's most mysterious and fascinating personalities. When most people think of The Beatles they refer to George as "the quiet one". He was much more than that.

Source: Beatles News
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Beatles DJ giving away George Harrison next week

Fans can win both the new George Harrison DVD for the Martin Scorsese directed documentary Living In The Material World and the accompanying CD release Early Takes Vol. 1 on Ken Michaels' website next week. The DVD and CD together as a package will be given away 8 days in a row leading up to Father's Day.

Source: Beatles News
Saturday, February 25, 2012
George Harrison's birthday saluted with music video tribute

Today is the 69th anniversary of the birth of George Harrison. His birthday is saluted this year with the release of a new music video featuring actress/singer Evan Rachel Wood that honors an organization that George Harrison both supported and inspired.

Source: Beatles News
Monday, November 21, 2011
McCartney tribute band marks 10th anniversary of passing of George Harrison

New England-based tribute band "One Sweet Dream: The Paul McCartney Experience!" will be performing a special concert next Tuesday, the 10th anniversary of the passing of George Harrison. Along with the usual format of Paul's Beatles and solos, there will also be a special set of George Harrison's Beatles and solos, including Traveling Wilburys.

Source: Beatles News
Friday, October 28, 2011
George Harrison Tribute Concert at Hofstra University next Friday

To celebrate the music and spiritualism of pop superstar George Harrison, The Godfrey Townsend Band, with musicians from the Alan Parsons Project, will join the Indian kirtan ensemble, Gauravani and Kindred Spirits, to perform "Here Comes the Sun" - The Musical, Mystical Journey of George Harrison at Hofstra University next Friday.

Source: Beatles News
Monday, March 21, 2011
Legendary Concert for George released on Blu-ray tomorrow

The legendary tribute concert, Concert for George, will be released for the first time ever on Blu-ray on March 22. The 2-disc Blu-ray will include the complete concert, with a second disc containing the original theatrical version featuring concert highlights, interviews with the performers, rehearsals, and behind-the-scenes footage.

Source: Beatles News
Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Ravi Shankar
Ravi Shankar George Harrison box set available next week

On October 19th, Dark Horse Records/Rhino Entertainment will release Ravi Shankar George Harrison Collaborations, a 3 CD and 1 DVD uniquely numbered limited edition box set. The DVD is a rare concert performance of the Ravi Shankar's Music Festival From India recorded at London's Royal Albert Hall in 1974.

Source: Beatles News
Sunday, January 17, 2010
George Harrison's nephew passes away

Gordon Caldwell, George Harrison's nephew, and son of Louise Harrison, this morning, Sunday, January 17th, 2010 at the age of 52. Louise said, "Gordon, like his uncle George Harrison, was a very spiritual person and was a siddha".

Source: Beatles News
Saturday, August 22, 2009
Liverpool George Harrison exhibition wows fans

George Harrison was always known as the "quiet Beatle" but he outshines John, Paul and Ringo in this unique exhibition "For George" in George's hometown of Liverpool. This one of a kind exhibition features the largest collection of rare George Harrison memorabilia ever displayed and charges no admission.

Source: Beatles News
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
New George Harrison solo hits collection June 16

As George Harrison is celebrated today with a new star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Capitol/EMI announces Harrison's first ever career-spanning solo hits collection, Let It Roll: Songs by George Harrison. Available June 16, it will feature digitally remastered tracks in deluxe packaging with previously unseen and rare photos.

Source: Beatles News
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Fans honor George Harrison with concerts and memorabilia exhibit

A small group of devoted George Harrison fans have come together and assembled a huge collection of George Harrison memorabilia and organized two concerts taking place to honor George Harrison and his lasting legacy. The lead organizer for the show said, "The exhibition is free so there is no money to pay, as George would like."

Source: Beatles News
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Beatles-related films dominate film festival

The American Cinematheque announces the lineup of its 9th annual "Mods & Rockers Film Festival". The expansive two-week program features 31 films and shorts and the first full-length solo concert in the festival's nine-year history. 24 of the films are receiving their theatrical premiere at the festival.

Source: Beatles News
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
New book captures photographer's life with Ringo Starr

A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll is a photographic essay about photographer Nancy Lee Andrews' life with Ringo Starr. Andrews met Ringo through Lennon who introduced them in May of 1974. The photographs, taken over a decade starting in 1970, are a personal journey through her life at the peak of pop culture history.

Source: Beatles News
Monday, March 3, 2008

Original Rutles reunite for 30th anniversary

March sees the 30th anniversary of the premiere of the Rutles film "All You Need Is Cash". The Mods & Rockers Film Festival is presenting the official celebration of the Rutles' 30th anniversary with a gala event at Grauman's Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. It will take place on Monday March 17th 2008.

Related Articles  Source: Beatles News
Friday, December 7, 2007
Stars to salute Lennon and Harrison in Hollywood

On Sunday December 9th the Mods & Rockers Festival in Los Angeles is presenting a special event that will salute John Lennon and George Harrison, honoring the anniversaries of their passing with special performances of some of their songs, including several rarely-performed compositions.

Source: Beatles News
Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Gary Wright remembers his friend George Harrison Saturday on XM

The next upcoming edition of "Every Little Thing" on XM's Fine Tuning channel 76 will include an interview with Gary Wright, discussing his friendship and work with George Harrison, along with their shared interest in eastern philosophy. Also featured on the show will be music from the new Paul McCartney releases.

Source: Beatles News
Friday, October 26, 2007

Beatles radio show to interview Pattie Boyd

This Saturday morning on Breakfast with the Beatles on WZLX 100.7 FM, Boston's classic rock, and online at wzlx.com, host Cha-Chi Loprete will interview Patti Boyd. Patti will talk about her years of living with Beatlemania, her life with George Harrison, her second marriage to Eric Clapton and her new book, "Wonderful Tonite".

Source: Beatles News

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