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
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.
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 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
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.
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,...
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...
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
The first time I listened to Sam Smith’s hit single, I felt a strange feeling of Deja Vu, like I’d heard something just like it. And for some reason, Tom Petty, George Harrison, and Johnny Cash were connected with this feeling. And...Show More Summary
Back in 1973, George Harrison of the famous popular music group, The Beatles, purchased a large house in the Hertfordshire countryside, and gave it to a small group of devotees of Krishna. 45 years later it has become a well … Continue reading ?
The Tom Petty/Sam Smith settlement is just one example of how music industry players have handled controversies regarding hit songs with contested pedigrees. Here are some others:
1931. "Brandon, James River, Prince George County, Virginia. Built ca. 1730 by Nathaniel Harrison II and for two centuries the home of the Harrison family. The central block connecting the two older wings is supposed to have been designed by Thomas Jefferson in 1789 upon his return from France." 8x10 inch acetate negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size.
Today's Water Cooler: Warren at the AFL-CIO, Charlie Hebdo shootings, water privatization, George Harrison on the ukulele, RFK on violence
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
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.
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.