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Thursday, July 13, 2017
City of Benton says no to George Harrison mural

Benton City Council members nixed the idea of a proposed Beatles-themed mural near Interstate 57, saying it has no economic benefit to the city. Artist John Cerney had the idea of painting the 16-foot mural depicting George Harrison and his fans in Benton because of the story behind George visiting his sister Lousie there.

Source: Benton News
Monday, July 10, 2017
Unseen photos show John Lennon and George Harrison together in 1971

Candid photographs showing John Lennon and George Harrison reuniting a year after the Beatles split are set to go under the hammer. The intimate photos were taken by a music executive in a New York apartment where Harrison asked Lennon to perform in a landmark charity concert he was putting on for refugees in Bangladesh.

Source: The Daily Mail, UK
The evening I discussed dish-washing with George Harrison

It's the early 90s, a small activity centre in the Brecon Beacons, and the man who wrote Here Comes the Sun wants to know how his young son's getting on. "Hello." "Hello. Who is it this time?" "Hayley. I work in the kitchen." There was a chuckle down the line. "What a great thing to do." There was no sarcasm, he was being nice.

Source: The Guardian, UK
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
George Harrison's fish-eye selfies in India

In 1966 George Harrison took a trip to India, and what resulted was an array of picturesque fish-eye selfies that perfectly capture that eastern tangent to The Beatles' discography. Besides the fact that there is actually a compilation of George Harrison selfies in existence, it's the shots themselves that are so remarkable.

Source: Happy
Monday, July 3, 2017
George Formby's banjolele sells at auction for 28,500

A banjo ukulele formerly owned by popular 1930s and 40s entertainer George Formby has been sold at auction for 28,500 (about $37,000). The instrument attracted worldwide interest with bids from America and Dubai. George Harrison tried to buy the banjolele from a previous owner in the early 90s, but he would not part with it.

Source: BBC News, UK
Friday, June 30, 2017
Banjo ukelele owned by George Formby to be sold at auction

Legendary singer-songwriter George Formby's famous banjo ukelele, a valuable Gibson UB3, one of the three that Formby owned, will be going under the hammer today, and is expected to sell for between 20,000 and 30,000 (about $39,000). George Harrison was a big fan of George Formby, he owned two of Formby's ukuleles.

Source: Burton Mail, UK
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Mercedes once owned by George Harrison to go up for sale

A customised black 500SEL Mercedes owned by George Harrison for 16-years will be sold by its owner, a rock memorabilia collector owner, at auction in late November. The car, which Harrison also used to give Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr lifts to the studio, was found in Brighton while researching his lifelong love affair with Mercedes.

Source: Cambridge News, UK
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Former Beatle's house open to public for temple open day

A Hindu temple is welcoming members of the public to share their culture in its annual family open day. Bhaktivedanta Manor Hare Krishna Temple, Hilfield Lane will be opening its doors to people of all faiths on Saturday, July 1. The building and the grounds in Radlett were donated by the late Beatles member George Harrison.

Source: Hendon & Finchley Times, UK
Monday, June 19, 2017
Olivia Harrison gifts lost George Harrison song to Ringo Starr

Olivia Harrison has given Ringo Starr a lost Beatles song her husband George wrote. Olivia found typed lyrics to "Hey, Ringo" forgotten in a piano bench. George is thought to have written it as a plea for the band to stay together around the time of their 1970 split. She says she hopes Ringo and Paul McCartney could put it to music.

Source: The Sun, UK
Friday, June 16, 2017

Dhani Harrison
Dhani Harrison readies first solo album, solo shows

Dhani Harrison announced today that he's signed with BMG Records and will release his first solo album this fall. It was also announced that next month, he'll perform his first solo show, at the Echo in Los Angeles, on July 24. He'll also be playing Panorama Music Festival in New York City on July 30. The upcoming album is still unnamed.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Thursday, June 15, 2017
George Harrison's extended I Me Mine inspires London pop-up

Genesis Publications is to host a free pop-up exhibition in London this weekend to celebrate the UK launch of George Harrison I Me Mine - The Extended Edition. The exhibition will be open from Friday to Sunday at Elms Lesters Painting Rooms in London, and will include reproductions of Harrison's handwritten lyrics, and personal photographs.

Source: U Discover Music
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
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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