Tag Archives: George Harrison
“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 …
“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. …
“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
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.
Full lyrics HERE.
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.
One of my favorites of his. I found someone who showed me Illumined my consciousness Removed the dark from in me And given me that which I have lost… Full lyrics HERE.
George made this demo before handing it over to his friend Ringo. Ringo took out the “Hare Krishna!,” but otherwise left it pretty much the same.
From The Fire Squire: Today’s Georgetune is one highlighted recently on the LFG FB page, here’s the wonderful ‘Take Good Care of My Baby’ performed at the infamous Decca audition, and led by 18-year-old George doing his best Buddy/Elvis/Bobby impression – and crikey, he’s great. Based on this, I’m surprised Dick Rowe didn’t say “Well …