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Capitol Records - 1965

How George Harrison Discovered The Sitar

The first time most of us heard the sound of a sitar, was on “Norwegian Wood” from The Beatles ‘Rubber Soul’.  Like it or not after that, it became a sound that personified the 60’s.  […]


Capitol Records - 1964

The First Song George Harrison Wrote As A Member Of The Beatles

Writing in the long, dark shadows of John Lennon and Paul McCartney must have been a daunting task for George Harrison.  His first song as a Beatle, was also the first song he’s written period, […]


Capitol Records - 1966

Revolver Put An End To The Beatles Live Performances

The Beatles seventh album Revolver, was released in the summer of 1966 and immediately shot to #1 where it stayed for 6 of its initial 77 weeks on the Billboard album chart.  The technological leap […]


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The First Song George Harrison Wrote

Today’s Fab 4 @ 4 featured Beatle George Harrison. How do you squeeze a song of your own onto an album when John Lennon and Paul McCartney are your group mates writing hit after hit?  […]


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George Harrison: What Fans Didn’t Know About The Beatles Success

  By the time [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] release their fourth album  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Beatles[/lastfm] For Sale, they had achieved success beyond any group’s wildest dreams.  But according to [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]George Harrison[/lastfm], their was a side to […]


George Harrison’s Inspiration For ‘Here Comes The Sun’

Today’s Fab 4 @ 4 features [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles [/lastfm]Abbey Road album. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]George Harrison[/lastfm] didn’t write his first song until [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] second album With The Beatles.  The song was Don’t Bother Me, […]


Was The Beatles Guitar Feedback On ‘I Feel Fine’ Intentional Or Accidental?

To my knowledge, it was the first example of feedback being used on a pop record – or any record for that matter.  If you can find an earlier one, I’d like to know about […]


George Harrison’s First Sitar And An Alternate Take Of Norwegian Wood

A  couple of rarities here. first, is the tattered picture above, taken around the time of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] Rubber Soul album.  The first time most of us ever heads a sitar was [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]George […]


The Funny Side Of George Harrison Who Died 10 Years Ago Today

We don’t seem to remember this date as well as we do the date [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Lennon[/lastfm] died, December 8.  George Hassison was only 58 when he died of cancer, but what a life he […]


The Beatles And Eric Clapton Merge To Make Music Magic

We all know about [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Billy Preston[/lastfm]’s classic track with [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] (Get Back), but what about [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Eric Clapton[/lastfm]’s?  Ol’ Slowhand showed off his skills on a [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]George Harrison[/lastfm] song that has […]