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George Harrison: The Zoned-Out Beatle Turns 33 1/3

Michael Gross, Swank, 1977

IN NOVEMBER 1974, George Harrison's tour of America ended with a party at the chic New York disco/restaurant, Hippopotamus. It was a sweaty, crowded affair like most rock and roll parties, made, depending on how you feel about it, more or less bearable by the presence of Harrison's star-studded band, and one John Ono Lennon, former Beatle, former rhythm to Harrison's weeping lead guitar.

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