george harrison

Beatles A Hard Day’s Night Premiered On This Day In 1964

July 6, 1964 was the date The Beatles a Hard Day’s Night premiered.  There’s some Beatles footage I hadn’t seen before in this compilation, including shots of their arrival at the Liverpool Airport, which was […]

07/06/2011

Martin Scorsese Does George Harrison

I recently blogged about an upcoming movie based on the life of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]George Harrison[/lastfm].  “George Harrison: Living In The Material World,” directed by Martin Scorsese, has finished shooting and production is nearly complete.  George’s wife, Olivia […]

06/14/2011

It Was 44 Years Ago Today, Sgt. Pepper Taught His Band To Play

June 1st marks the release of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]the Beatles[/lastfm]‘ masterpiece, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, although it was not released in the US until a day later. Produced by George Martin, Sgt. Pepper was […]

06/01/2011

The Only Beatles Album To Lead Off With A George Harrison Song

Out of all the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Beatles[/lastfm] albums, British and American versions, there is only one that leads off with a George Harrison track, which leads to the question, which album?  And what’s the song?

05/18/2011

Going For The Gold: The Bay City Rollers’ “Saturday Night”

The lone gold record in the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bay City Rollers[/lastfm] repertoire was just one of a vast number of hits by the songwriting team of Bill Martin and Phil Coulter.

05/03/2011

George Harrison Movie & Book On The Way

You may have heard about the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]George Harrison[/lastfm] documentary that Martin Scorcese is putting together for a Fall release.  Now, we find out there will be a biography released at the same time. It’s […]

04/15/2011

Number 1 With A Bullet: George Harrison’s “My Sweet Lord”

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]George Harrison[/lastfm]‘s “My Sweet Lord” is a song packed with all kinds of stories and intrigue, not the least of which was its rapid ascent to Number 1 With a Bullet.

03/15/2011

The Guitar That Launched The Beatles

The buzz that swept up fans worldwide on the heels of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Beatles’[/lastfm] “Love Me Do” in 1962 had little to do with the exact guitar John Lennon played. But the instrument was a […]

03/07/2011

“The Concert For George”

Today is [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]George Harrison[/lastfm]‘s 68th birthday.  Sadly, we lost George back in 2001.  But, his fans – myself included – are STILL celebrating today!  The “Concert For George” is being streamed online all day […]

02/25/2011

Five Things About . . . Outrageous Box Sets

Fascinating facts, pivotal events, odd connections … what you don’t know about the people who make the music may surprise you! Each week, J.A. Bartlett of The Hits Just Keep on Comin’ digs up Five […]

02/17/2011

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