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Read Previously Unknown George Harrison Letter From 1966

A previously unreleased letter that George Harrison wrote to Atlanta DJ Paul Drew in May of 1966 reveals that the Beatles seriously contemplated recording at Stax in Memphis with producer Jim Stewart before the plan was derailed by financial issues. "We would all like it a lot," Harrison wrote by hand, "but too many...

George Harrison’s 1963 Beatlemania guitar sells for $490,000

last weekNews : NY Daily News

A guitar George Harrison played at a time when Beatlemania was taking flight has sold for nearly half a million dollars.

George Harrison's 1963 Maton Guitar Sells for $485,000 at Auction

George Harrison's Maton Mastersound guitar, used during the Beatles' live performances in the summer of 1963, sold for $485,000 at Julien's Auctions Friday. The auction, which focused entirely on unique items from throughout music history, also featured a black sequined glove worn by Michael Jackson, a stage-worn tank top donned by...

George Harrison's '63 Guitar Sells for $490K

A guitar George Harrison played at a time when Beatlemania was taking flight has sold for nearly half a million dollars at a New York auction. Julien's Auctions says the 1963 Mastersound electric guitar went for $490,000 Friday to an undisclosed bidder. Julien's says Harrison borrowed it from a...

Closet Krishna

‘Closet Krishna’ the ISKCON charity shop in Rochester, Kent Last night I spoke to a gathering at Closet Krishna, the charity shop and meeting space down in Rochester, Kent. The name of the shop is borrowed from George Harrison’s description … Continue reading ?

Allen Ginsberg "greeted them wearing nothing but boxer shorts on his head and a do not disturb sign hung on his penis."

Them = George Harrison and Pattie Boyd and John and Cynthia Lennon. The Beatles winced at this and left shortly afterwards, Lennon hissing at Allen, ‘You don’t do that in front of the birds.’ It was their loss....

Pattie Boyd Marries, And This Time She Didn’t Wed Another Rock Star

The beauty famous for capturing the hearts of George Harrison and Eric Clapton, Pattie Boyd, married her partner of 25 years – property developer Rod Weston – ending her impressive streak of rock star husbands. “It’s almost our silver...Show More Summary

Plant and Krauss Unite to Honor Lead Belly

George Harrison was quick to remind fans that without blues pioneer Lead Belly "there would be no Beatles." Born on a Louisiana plantation in 1889, Huddie William Ledbetter, the man who would become the folk icon Lead Belly, is still...Show More Summary

Rare Photos of George Harrison and Ringo Starr Wearing Swimming Trunks While in a Rehearsal, 1964

The day before their second appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Beatles spent all afternoon rehearsing at their Miami hotel. The group are said to have rehearsed at the Deauville Hotel's Napoleon Room while wearing swimming trunks. Show More Summary

Iconic music memorabilia to go up for auction

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Ever wonder what it would be like to wear Michael Jackson's glove or play George Harrison's guitar? For a very steep price tag you can snag some iconic celebrity memorabilia at an upcoming auction, where items totaling millions of dollars will go under the hammer.

Daylight Video

Roy Orbison was born on this day in 1936. Here's one of his last recordings, with the Traveling Wilburys (Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty and Orbison), singing...

The Dragon of Wantley

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

The Dragon of Wantley Lampe The Dragon of Wantley; Susanna Fairburn, Rhiannon Llewellyn, David de Winter, James Harrison, Ars Eloquentiae, dir: Anne Allen, cond: Chad Kelly; London Handel Festival at St George's Hanover Square Reviewed...Show More Summary

Classic Rock Sketches #3- George Harrison!

Been a little too busy to do much superfluous sketching, but here’s another Beatle for my ongoing “Classic Rock” series of caricature sketches… the late, great, George Harrison.

Meet the Beatle: A Guide to Ringo Starr's Solo Career in 20 Songs

Since the Beatles called it quits in 1970, the three men who stood in front of the stage have had no problem building their legacies — John Lennon wrote the iconic "Imagine" and "Give Peace a Chance," George Harrison released All Things Must Pass and spent time as a Traveling Wilbury,...

Don't Call Me A Groupie

Chris O'Dell talks more about her experience as a business woman in the golden age of rock as well as what it was like to have a song written about her by George Harrison.please comment here...

While You Were Offline: The George R.R. Martin/Taylor Swift Mashup of Your Dreams

It's been an up-and-down week on the web. "George R. R. Martin" sang some Taylor Swift and Twitter reacted to Harrison Ford's plane crash. Read it all here. The post While You Were Offline: The George R.R. Martin/Taylor Swift Mashup of Your Dreams appeared first on WIRED.

Post-beetles, a new tree planted in memory of Beatles' George Harrison

George Harrison was quoting ancient spiritual wisdom when he titled his 1970 solo album "All Things Must Pass," never suspecting that the proverb would one day apply to the fate of a pine tree planted in his memory in Griffith Park.

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With George Harrison

In honor of George's birthday, here's my personal favorite song of his. It's really hard to choose one, but "Beware of Darkness" is definitely one of his most unique and beautiful works, both musically and lyrically. I feel like it really embodies his sound, which is why it has always stuck with me. Show More Summary

George Harrison memorial tree, killed by beetles, to be replaced today

George Harrison was quoting ancient spiritual wisdom when he titled his 1970 solo album “All Things Must Pass,” never suspecting the proverb would one day apply to the fate of a pine tree planted in his memory in Griffith Park.

George Harrison tree -- killed by beetles -- to be replanted Feb. 25

The George Harrison Memorial Tree, infamously killed by beetles, will be replanted on Feb. 25 in Griffith Park on what would have been the former Beatle’s 72nd birthday.

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