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By George: Harrison's Post-Beatles Solo Career

Roy Trakin, Capitol Vaults blog, June 2009

MOST PEOPLE THINK of George Harrison as "the Quiet Beatle," the spiritual one, the first to turn the band on to transcendental meditation, but the dude could get pretty acerbic. This is the guy who blasted British socialism in 'Taxman' and skewered bourgeois society in 'Piggies'. He's the one, in A Hard Day's Night, who quietly sneers to a producer about the teenage host of his TV show: "She's a drag. A well-known drag. We turn the sound down on her and say rude things."

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