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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.

Brit Music: Sam Smith reaches a settlement with Tom Petty over “Stay With Me.”

  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

A Sanctuary for the Soul

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 ?

Song authorship controversies, from George Harrison to Oasis

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:

Brandon Plantation: 1931

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.

2:00PM Water Cooler 1/8/15

Today's Water Cooler: Warren at the AFL-CIO, Charlie Hebdo shootings, water privatization, George Harrison on the ukulele, RFK on violence

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.


3 months agoHumor : Funny or Die

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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 months 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

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