Category: George Harrison

All George Harrison stories about the “quiet Beatle,” published on our Beatlesarama site. Includes information about George’s family, his death, his lasting spiritual effect on his fans. You’ll also find the latest news about remastered music, box sets and collectible vinyl.

George Harrison Week Planned For “Conan”

By Kory Grow | September 15, 2014 During the week of September 22nd, Conan will feature daily performances by artists including Beck, Norah Jones and Dhani Harrison to celebrate the music of George Harrison by singing one of his songs. “George Harrison Week” coincides with the release of the box set, The Apple...

/ September 15, 2014

George Harrison to be Honored at Star-Studded George Fest

By Kory Grow | September 4, 2014 The estate of George Harrison will remember the Beatle this fall with a star-studded, one-night tribute called George Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of George Harrison. The event will take place at Los Angeles’ El Rey Theatre on...

/ September 4, 2014

George Harrison box set ‘The Apple Years’ to be released this month

 by Steve Marinucci   This project was overseen by George’s son, Dhani Harrison: “I am so happy that what we started a decade ago by releasing “The Dark Horse Years” is now complete with the release of his first six...

/ September 2, 2014
George Harrison's reason for writing "Wah Wah."

Why George Harrison Wrote “Wah Wah”

Spotlight: George Harrison (1969) “Wah Wah.” In the last years of the Beatles, George was feeling the loss of attention from his “big brother,” John. At this time Yoko claimed most of Lennon’s time and interest. Paul was said to...

/ June 20, 2013
"Something"best of Beatles' Abbey Road?

“Something:” Best Of Abbey Road

Spotlight: George Harrison (1969) The “Quiet Beatle” always wanted more of his songs on Beatle albums. It took some time before he had the song writing experience needed. In an interview, John Lennon said Harrison “just hadn’t had the practice...

/ June 4, 2013
George Harrison's inspiration

“For You Blue” Inspired by Patti Boyd?

Spotlight: George Harrison (1970) The “B” side to “The Long And Winding Road” was George’s “For You Blue.” It’s fair to say this tune may well have been inspired by the blue eyed Patti Boyd, George’s eventual wife (and later...

/ May 26, 2013