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  1. George Harrison's 5 Most Underrated AlbumsRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | The New York Observer

    ... artists have been touched by the brilliance of the most reserved Beatle-but there will forever only be one George Harrison. Here's five incredible albums that make that painfully evident. Paul McCartney may have been the one who first started ...


  2. Listen: Dave Hartley of The War On Drugs, premieres his new single as NightlandsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... Night Around Me opening track and lead single "Lost Moon," though he also cites Hiroshi Satoh's That Boy and George Harrison's All Things Must Pass as touchstones for the song's sublime atmosphere. Lush harmonies glaze over a liquid bass, while ...


  3. Prince's Love Songs Valentine's Day Spotify PlaylistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | JamBase

    ... which are available to stream. In honor of what would have been the 73rd birthday of The Beatles guitarist George Harrison, stream a Spotify Playlist featuring covers of songs he wrote. In celebration of Valentine's Day, we've prepped a playlist ...


  4. American English celebrates 'Sgt. Pepper's' 50th, George Harrison at ECC Arts Center Feb. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Daily Herald

    Beatles tribute band American English will perform the entire "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" album, a special set dedicated to George Harrison on what would have been his 74th birthday.


  5. Historian Ed Ward hits right note in look at music's rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Houston Chronicle

    ... a psychedelic rock band from St. Louis, who crossed paths with the Beatles in London and found an admirer in George Harrison . Alas, they weren't able to replicate the Beatles' success: The band made one album in 1969 and ended up a footnote. He'll ...


  6. Ray Davies & The KinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Stereophile

    ... echoes are still being heard in the countless generations of bands that have followed the noise: * Before George Harrison introduced sitars into the Beatles' music, The Kinks used a droning, Indian-music modality on the eerie single "See My ...


  7. Feb 6 in Music History: Dylan & the Dead is released, The Eagles fire Don FelderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    The group features John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Len Garry, Eric Griffiths, and John Lowe. 1981 - Paul McCartney records vocals for George Harrison's "All Those Years Ago," which is a tribute to John Lennon.


  8. The Beatles, "You Like Me Too Much" from Help! (1965): Deep BeatlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Something Else! Reviews

    Of all the tracks on the Beatles' Help! , "You Like Me Too Much" receives the least attention. One of George Harrison's early compositions, the track did not appear in the movie, nor have critics subsequently studied it in great detail.


  9. Watch the Beatles Record "Hey Bulldog" in 1968Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Guitar Player

    ... Epiphone Casino makes an appearance or two (as does Paul McCartney's Rickenbacker 4001S), the real star is George Harrison's cherry-finish Gibson SG, which you can see in the photo above. And then there's that stinging guitar solo. Its authorship ...


  10. Live Music: Cash Money vs. No Limit; Beatles Tribute; The Moon and You; Motown ThrowdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Charleston City Paper

    Put together by Mark Benson, the John Lennon of the group, 1964 has been dubbed the "best Beatles tribute on Earth" by Rolling Stone - fitting since the band comes complete with shaggy haircuts and vintage VOX amps. Thanks to Mac Ruffing as Sir Paul McCartney, Tom Work as George Harrison, and Bobby Porter as Ringo, the band captures the look, sound, onstage banter, and overall presence of the Beatles, minus the army of girls screaming louder than the amps.


  11. Bongo Boy Records Proudly Presents Les Fradkin Upcoming New Single "Reflections Of Love"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Mi2n

    ... is a prolific Composer, producer and a Pioneer of MIDI Guitar. He captured headlines as the Original Cast George Harrison in the mega-hit Broadway show "Beatlemania" in the 1970s, and Les has played with The Ventures, enjoyed 16 #1 Instrumental hits ...


  12. Jimmy Barnes, Nick Cave and Paul Kelly Recognized in Australia Day HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Billboard

    ... Under (including 11 solo and four Cold Chisel LPs). Only Beatles John Lennon (17, including three solo), George Harrison (16, including two solo) and Paul McCartney (16, including two solo) have had more No. 1s in Australia. Barnes said he was ...


  13. Famous Beatles chord continues to fascinateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Post and Courier

    ... is one of the most famous chords in popular music history, a beautifully sustained and shimmering blast from George Harrison's Rickenbacker 360/12 12-string guitar, a singularly bold, riveting and spine-tingling opening statement. The chord has ...


  14. The Avett Brothers Cover George Harrison On 'The Late Show'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | JamBase

    Last night The Avett Brothers were the musical guests on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert . The Americana outfit performed a special Inauguration Day cover of a beloved song by late The Beatles guitarist George Harrison .


  15. Beatles' 'A Day in the Life': 10 Things You Didn't KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | RollingStone

    ... for McCartney's middle section of "A Day in the Life," about waking up, being late and riding a bus. (George Harrison had auditioned for Lennon and McCartney by playing "Raunchy" on a bus, and as McCartney mentioned on a BBC session in support of ...


  16. XPN MusicNotes: George Harrison's entire studio catalog to get vinyl reissueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Each album has been newly remastered from the original master tapes and pressed onto 180-gram heavyweight vinyl. Those records are then housed in a high-quality slipcase that replicates each album's original artwork and track list.


  17. Phoenix concerts for this week: Marching Church, moreRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | The Arizona Republic

    ... singer-songwriter has played with everyone from Willie Nelson to Bob Dylan, co-writing a song with George Harrison, who appeared on his 1972 debut. Fans of Bromber's work include Jerry Jeff Walker ("the reason man created stringed instruments") and ...


  18. Catch Rock N' Roll legends Indus Creed perform in Mumbai... for freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    The big daddies of Indian Rock, Indus Creed, are working on a new album, as they ready to hit nostalgia lane at a gig tonight at Bandra's rooftop bar Bonobo Music in 1984 experienced landmark incidents; if Queen reigned supreme with live concerts, Bryan Adams released his fourth studio album . George Harrison made a shock appearance on stage with Deep Purple in Sydney.


  19. My Sweet George: New George Harrison Vinyl Box Set and Extended...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | KTGL-FM Lincoln

    George Harrison 's family is preparing some special releases to mark what would have been the late guitar legend's 74th birthday next month: a vinyl box set featuring remastered versions of his 12 studio albums, an expanded edition of his 1980 memoir I Me Mine and a specially-themed turntable. George Harrison - The Vinyl Collection features 180-gram versions of all of the ex- Beatle 's solo efforts, from 1968's Wonderwall to the posthumously-released 2002 album Brainwashed .


  20. George Harrison's Solo Albums Set For Vinyl Box Set ReissueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | JamBase

    George Harrison's complete catalog of solo studio albums will soon be reissued as the George Harrison - The Vinyl Collection box set. The 18-LP release is set to be issued on February 24, what would have been The Beatles guitarist's 74th birthday.