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George Harrison: An Appreciation From a Man Who Peed With The Quiet One

Bill Holdship, LA New Times, 6 December 2001

GEORGE HARRISON is probably bemused by all the attention his passing received in the material world this past week. Most of the tributes have concentrated on the "quiet Beatle" thing, emphasizing his spirituality, humanitarianism, subtle-but-brilliant musicianship, and the quiet dignity he always so beautifully displayed. In retrospect, he may have been the only living ex-Beatle never to embarrass himself or us. And take it from someone who saw that much-maligned 1974 tour as a fan, not a critic: It was terrific, much better than McCartney's first two U.S. tours.

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