George Harrison
George Harrison, was born on 25 Februrary, 1943 in Liverpool, England and was one of millions of young Britons inspired to take up the guitar by British skiffle king Lonnie Donegan's recording of "Rock Island Line."

By age 15, he was allowed to sit in with the Quarry Men, the Liverpool group founded by John Lennon, of which McCartney was a member; by 16 he was a full-fledged member of the group.

The Beatles finally coalesced around Lennon, McCartney, Harrison, and drummer Ringo Starr in 1962, with Harrison established on lead guitar.

Harrison grew markedly as a musician between 1963 and 1966, writing a handful of good songs and one classic ("If I Needed Someone"), and also making his first acquaintance of the sitar, an Indian instrument whose sound fascinated him.

In 1966, Harrison finally seemed to find his voice, with two of his songs on the Revolver album, "Taxman" and "Love You Too". When the Beatles decided to stop touring, Harrison's playing and songwriting blossomed. The period from 1968 onward was Harrison's richest with the Beatles. He displayed a smooth, elegant slide guitar technique that showed up on their last three albums, and contributed two classic songs, "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" and "Here Comes the Sun", along with "Something", which became the first Harrison song on the A-side of a Beatles single. Although never known as a strong singer, Harrison's vocals were always distinctive, especially when placed in the right setting

For his first solo record following the group's 1970 break-up, All Things Must Pass, Harrison collaborated with producer Phil Spector, whose so-called "wall of sound" technique adapted well to Harrison's voice. All Things Must Pass and the accompanying single "My Sweet Lord" had the distinction of being the first solo recordings by any of the Beatles to top the charts following their breakup. Unfortunately, Harrison was later successfully sued by the publisher of the 1962 Chiffons hit "He's So Fine," which bore a striking resemblance to "My Sweet Lord."

Harrison followed All Things Must Pass with rock's first major charity event, The Concert for Bangladesh, which was staged as two shows at New York's Madison Square Garden in 1971 to help raise money for aid to that famine-ravaged nation. The second of the two all-star shows was released as a movie and a live triple album.

Harrison's next studio album, Living in the Material World, initially sold well, but lacked the style of All Things Must Pass, and lost out to the earlier album's mass appeal. Subsequent Harrison albums from the 1970s into the '80s always had an audience, but except for Somewhere in England (1981), released in the wake of the murder of John Lennon with the memorial song "All Those Years Ago"did not perform in the charts.

During this time, Harrison embarked on a successful career as a movie producer with the founding of Handmade Films.

In 1987, Harrison made a return to the top of the charts with his album Cloud Nine, which featured his most inspired work in years, most notably "Got My Mind Set on You", which reached number one on the charts.

In 1988, Harrison, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, and Roy Orbison formed the Traveling Wilburys, who released two very successful albums.

Greatest Hits
The Best of George Harrison
    1. Here Comes The Sun - Beatles
    2. Think For Yourself - Beatles
    3. Taxman - Beatles
    4. If I Needed Someone - Beatles
    5. Something - Beatles
    6. For You Blue - Beatles
    7. While My Guitar Gently Weeps - Beatles
    8. My Sweet Lord
    9. Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)
    10. You
    11. Dark Horse
    12. Bangla Desh
    13. What Is Life?

George Harrison - Cloud Nine
Cloud Nine

  1. Cloud 9
  2. That's What It Takes
  3. Fish on the Sand
  4. Just for Today
  5. This Is Love
  6. When We Was Fab
  7. Devil's Radio
  8. Someplace Else
  9. Wreck of the Hesperus
  10. Breath Away from Heaven
  11. Got My Mind Set on You

George Harrison - All Things Must Pass
All Things Must Pass
Disc 1:
  1. I'd Have You Anytime
  2. My Sweet Lord
  3. Wah-Wah
  4. Isn't It A Pity - (Version One)
  5. What Is Life
  6. If Not For You
  7. Behind That Locked Door
  8. Let It Down
  9. Run Of The Mill
  10. Beware Of Darkness
  11. Apple Scruffs
  12. Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)
  13. Awaiting On You All
  14. All Things Must Pass
Disc: 2
  1. I Dig Love
  2. Art Of Dying
  3. Isn't It A Pity - (Version Two)
  4. Hear Me Lord
  5. Out Of The Blue
  6. It's Johnny's Birthday
  7. Plug Me In
  8. I Remember Jeep
  9. Thanks For The Pepperoni

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