Tag: George Harrison

Olivia Harrison reflects on the music and a book marking what would have been ‘Quiet Beatle’s’ 74th birthday

To hear Olivia Harrison tell it, it wasn’t unusual for George Harrison to stroll through their house spouting words at random — a process that could cause an outsider to wonder whether the ex-Beatle had suddenly started speaking in tongues. “George would...

/ February 24, 2017

When the Beatles Brought Psychedelia to Prime Time

from the Huffington Post On February 25, 1967, promotional films for the Beatles’ “Penny Lane” and “Strawberry Fields Forever” debuted on ABC’s Hollywood Palace. Fans had never seen films like these before, and they hadn’t seen the Beatles look or sound...

/ February 22, 2017

18 Beatles Songs That John Lennon Totally Hated

1. “A Taste of Honey” Lennon thought the Bobby Scott/Rick Marlow song was too old-fashioned and spitefully called it “A Waste of Money.” 2. “It’s Only Love” “That’s the one song I really hate of mine,” he told Hit Parader in 1972. “Terrible lyric.”...

/ January 27, 2017

George Harrison’s sister speaks out on the 15th anniversary of his death

from Daily Mail UK George Harrison’s sister has revealed her heartbreak over not being told the Beatles star was dying and in terrible pain until two weeks before he lost his battle with lung cancer. In an exclusive interview on...

/ November 29, 2016

Yoko Ono Didn’t Break Up The Beatles, John Lennon Did

Rooting through record bins one day at the late, great Central Records in Cambridge, Mass., I came upon a stash of Yoko Ono albums and asked the sagely aging raver behind the counter what they were like. Were they song-based records or...

/ November 17, 2016

48 Years Ago Today – George Harrsion Release First Beatles Solo LP ‘Wonderwall Music’

48 years ago today (11/1/68) George Harrison released his first solo album, Wonderwall Music on the Apple label. The songs which were mostly Harrison instrumentals, featured Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr and an unaccredited banjo contribution by Peter Tork of The Monkees. Wonderwall Music also marks the first solo...

/ November 2, 2016