Tag Archives: George Harrison

Things Exploded

“You can’t make people listen. They have to come round in their own time, wondering what happened and why the world blew up under them.” ~Ray Bradbury, in Fahrenheit 451 And that reminded me of this: I never knew that things explodedI only found it out when I was down upon my kneesLooking for my …

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“So, you know, that’s the incredible side of George…”

 

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Not every day.

Howard Stern Comes Again, ©2019, is a collection of transcripts of what Stern considers his best interviews over the last several years.  The excerpt below with Paul McCartney is from January 14, 2009: Howard:  I haven’t spoken to you since George Harrison died. How are you doing with that? That’s got to be major. Paul:  …

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Just For Today

George’s widow Olivia Harrison said that this song is her favorite of his. Someone on YouTube pointed out that it has two separate guitar solos, which I suppose is the sort of thing that happens when the lead guitarist writes the song.  What I always enjoyed about it is that it seems like something from …

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The Incredible Side of George

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You Don’t Really Need It

“A hippie is supposed to be someone who becomes aware– you’re hip if you know what’s going on. But if you’re really hip, you don’t get involved with LSD and things like that. You see the potential that it has and the good that can come from it, but you also see that you don’t …

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One Throw

“As they say ‘to be in the world, but not of the world.’ You can go to the Himalayas and miss it completely, and you can be stuck in the middle of New York and be very…  I mean, I noticed in certain places, like New York, it brings out a certain thing in myself. …

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Here. Now.

“It’s being here now that’s important. There’s no past and there’s no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can’t relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don’t know if there is one.”  ~George Harrison

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Weeps

George Harrison, Jeff Lynn, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Ray Cooper, Elton John… The sad part is how many faces you saw reunite to perform this song at the Concert for George.

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The thoughts in their heads / Manifest on their brow…

Full lyrics HERE.

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Even Some

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I really want to know You…

From Concert for George. At the end, Billy Preston turns and gives Ringo a thumbs up, and Ringo responds by holding his sticks high in the air.  They know they nailed it.

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