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George Harrison, Buddy Guy, 5 More Honored With Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Recording Academy has named its Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winners for 2015. George Harrison, The Bee Gees, Buddy Guy, the Louvin Brothers, Wayne Shorter, Flaco Jiménez and Pierre Boulez will all be honored at next year's ceremony during Grammy week. Show More Summary

Why is George Osborne’s aide paid £95,000? Because he’s worth it

The Daily Mirror has today splashed on the fact that Rupert Harrison, chief economic adviser to the British government, has had a pay increase and is now on £95,000. Outrageous,… Continue reading The post Why is George Osborne’s aide paid £95,000? Because he’s worth it appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Wrack your brain and name all the Ringo Starr hits of the '80s

This past year, Steve and Brad started a podcast series on "Beatles in the ‘80s" and covered half of the Fab Four with Paul McCartney and George Harrison. When will they get to Ringo? For that answer, I will have to Wrack My Brain.

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Guitarist jailed for taking part in Anonymous hack attack

British guitarist who's played alongside Elton John and George Harrison jailed for his part in an Anonymous hack attack against MasterCard.

100 Artists Reimagine Their Favorite Classic Album Covers

"Thirty Three & 1/3" is the name of George Harrison's seventh studio album, released in 1976. The series "33 1/3" is a famous collection of books dedicated to individual albums, published by Bloomsbury Publishing beginning in 2003. And...Show More Summary

R.I.P. Bobby Keys

3 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Bobby Keys, the legendary rock ’n’ roll saxophone player, has died. Keys was best known for his work with the Rolling Stones, though he also appeared on albums by John Lennon, George Harrison, the Who, Joe Cocker, Barbra Streisand, B.B. King, Carly Simon, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Eric Clapton among others. Michael Webb, Keys’ bandmate in [...]

R.I.P. Bobby Keys, Rolling Stones saxophonist, dead at 70

Legendary rock 'n' saxophonist also worked with The Who, George Harrison, and Buddy Holly.

Steve Leber rocks the grandparents' market

Steve Leber once managed Aerosmith and AC/DC. He helped organize the 1971 Concert for Bangladesh at Madison Square Garden, which featured Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton and George Harrison and raised money... To view the full story, click the title link.

George Lucas Told Mark Hamill About 'Star Wars: Episode VII' In The 1980s

The "Star Wars: Episode VII" trailer premiered Friday online and in theaters. The film will star newcomers John Boyega and Daisy Ridley while reuniting original cast members Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford. While we didn't...Show More Summary

Record Machine: I’ll Never Fall in Love Again by Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick produced by Burt Bacharach and Hal David? And she covers one of my favorite songs, George Harrison’s “Something?” Sign me up. This might be the first crackly record to which I’ve listened during this column’s run, which might explain why it was in a separate box, away from the near pristine vinyl of my inherited collection. My copy... Read More

THE LAST SATURDAY OF SWEEPS!! Herc’s Seen HELLO LADIES: THE MOVIE!! Cameron Diaz Returns To SNL!!

THE LAST SATURDAY OF SWEEPS!! Herc’s Seen HELLO LADIES: THE MOVIE!! Cameron Diaz Returns To SNL!! Paul Simon, George Harrison and John Belushi On SNL VINTAGE!! American Music Festival On AUSTIN CITY LIMITS!! TRANSPORTER & WHEELS Finales!! Read the full article on AICN Tonight’s SNL Vintage brings a second-season episode from Nov. Show More Summary

Watch A Slick-Looking Beck Croon “Waking Light” On Conan

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Just a little more than a month ago, Beck was a musical guest on Conan; he’d come through to cover George Harrison’s solo song “Wah-Wah” as part of the show’s George Harrison Week. Last night, Beck turned up on the show again, and this time he was there to sing one of his own songs. [...]

Bonnie Raitt: Something To Talk About

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Hypothetical question time! Let's say the Traveling Wilburys—that ultimate late-80s super(duper)group of George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, and Tom Petty—were all still rocking and rolling (RIP), about to go on a world tour, and they had to add one new musician to their crew. Who would it be? Read more...

The Best Fest's George Fest 2014

The Best Fest is a traveling festival of sorts that has celebrated the music of Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, The Rolling Stones, and now George Harrison. All the events that are put on by the Best Fest are both a celebration of music as well...Show More Summary

Come For ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Covering George Harrison, Stay For His Dancing

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Watch Brian Wilson, Weird Al, Brandon Flowers, Conan O’Brien, & More Cover George Harrison At George Fest

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Last night, an all-star cast of artists piled into L.A.’s Fonda Theatre to pay tribute to the late Beatle George Harrison. The event, George Fest, was a benefit for the musicians’ charity Sweet Relief, and it featured (deep breath) Brian Wilson, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Norah Jones, Spoon’s Britt Daniel, Perry Farrell, the Killers’ Brandon Flowers [...]

This week's New York Times Bestsellers (September 22nd)

In hardcover:Kim Harrison’s The Witch With No Name debuts at number 5.David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks is down three spots, finishing the week at number 6.In paperback:George R. R. Martin's A Dance With Dragons maintains its position at number 11.George R. Show More Summary

Watch Norah Jones Cover George Harrison On Conan

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

George Harrison Week on Conan is coming to an end today, and all week, people like Beck and Paul Simon have stopped by the show to cover songs from the late Beatle. Last night, Norah Jones was the show’s musical guest, and she did a tasteful and pretty version of “Behind That Locked Door,” a [...]

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