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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
10 things you didn't know George Harrison did

"I play a little guitar, write a few tunes, make a few movies, but none of that's really me," George Harrison once said. Harrison was many things, including a master of understatement. But he was right to point out that his true character remains elusive. These are some lesser-known tales from his life outside Beatles.

Source: Rolling Stone
The quiet Beatle's most inspiring quotes

When George Harrison died 15 years ago today, we didn't just lose "the quiet Beatle", but one of the most curious, spiritual, eclectic superstars in the world of music. Today The Huffington Post salutes the unique George with his own words, 10 quotes that demonstrate his wit, wonder and timeless appeal.

Source: Huffington Post
George Harrison is still classic rock's best-kept secret

It's been 15 years since cancer took the life of George Harrison, the former lead guitarist of the Beatles who would go on to become a successful solo star, and a symbol of spirituality and higher awareness amongst mainstream rockers of his generation. He never got to showcase his all-around skill set within the context of the Beatles.

Source: The Daily Beast
Monday, November 28, 2016
George Harrison 15th annual remembrance tomorrow in Hollywood

The 15th Anniversary George Harrison Public Memorial Remembrance will be held tomorrow at George's Hollywood Walk of Fame star. Fans of Harrison and the Beatles are invited to bring candles and flowers to place around his star. Fans are also invited to share songs, poems and personal remembrances at the event "open mic".

Source: Beatles News Blog
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Dhani Harrison to divorce wife of four years

Entertainment news website TMZ claims Dhani Harrison, 38 year-old son of the late Beatles legend George Harrison, has reportedly issued divorce proceedings against his wife of four years. Harrison cited irreconcilable differences as a motive for his separation from model turned psychologist Solveig 'Sola' Karadottir.

Source: The Daily Mail, UK
Monday, November 21, 2016
40 Years Ago: George Harrison tries to collect from Lorne Michaels on SNL

Seven months after Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels offered the Beatles $3,000 to reunite on his show, George Harrison tried to take him up on it. The Nov. 20, 1976 episode featured Harrison as the musical guest. In the cold open, Harrison confronted Michaels about the money, only to be denied.

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Anoushka Shankar
Anoushka Shankar talks about her Uncle George

As a child, Sitar player Anoushka Shankar, daughter of the late Pandit Ravi Shankar, frequently had George Harrison sitting in the next room, trying to figure out the grammar of the sitar, from her father. She says "I can't explain how much Uncle George meant to me. He was one of my closest parental figures. I have fond memories of working with him."

Source: Mid-Day, Mumbai
Friday, November 4, 2016
The Beatles used to open shows for me

Joe Brown had The Beatles as his support act when they were still unknown, and he was also the man who played guitar behind his head, something Jimi Hendrix soon copied. He became good friends with George Harrison, who was best man at his wedding. At 75, Brown is still touring around the UK.

Source: The Sunday Post, UK
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
November 2, 1974: George Harrison first solo tour begins

On November 2, 1974, George Harrison performed at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver BC. It was called the "Dark Horse" tour after his current single and album of the same name that came out midway through the trek on December 2. But Harrison suffered bouts of laryngitis that prompted some to refer to the tour as "Dark Hoarse."

Source: Best Classic Bands
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
48 Years Ago Today: George Harrsion releases first beatles solo LP

48 years ago today, 11/1/68, George Harrison released his first solo album, Wonderwall Music on the Apple label. The songs which were mostly Harrison instrumentals, with Eric Clapton and Ringo Starr. Wonderwall Music marks the first solo album by a member of The Beatles and although it doesn't have any standout hit songs.

Source: Glide Magazine
Thursday, October 27, 2016
George Harrison shows off Beatles-era guitars in 1974 video

In late 1974, George Harrison released the holiday single, "Ding Dong, Ding Dong," one of the catchier tunes from the Dark Horse album. Luckily for Beatles and guitar fans, Harrison filmed a music video of the tune with guitar cameos including a few of his iconic, Fab Four-era axes a full 10 years after the height of Beatlemania.

Source: Guitar World
Friday, February 19, 2016
George Harrison 73rd birthday celebration this Thursday in Hollywood

"Love One Another" will be the theme of a special George Harrison 73rd Birthday Public Celebration this Thursday at George's Hollywood Walk of Fame Star in Hollywood. Highlighting the event will be the placement of 73 birthday cupcakes to form the shape of a large heart encircling George's star.

Source: Beatles News Blog
Friday, February 20, 2015
George Harrison birthday celebrations in Hollywood and Rochester

The annual George Harrison Public Birthday Celebration will take place 6:00 PM on Wednesday, February 25 at Harrison's Hollywood Walk of Fame star in Hollywood. Also, fans in the Rochester area are invited to come out and celebrate as they salute George Harrison on Tuesday, February 24th at the Abilene Bar & Lounge.

Source: Beatles News Blog
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.

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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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