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George Harrison et al: The Concert For Bangla Desh

Film/DVD Review by John Pidgeon, NME, July 1972

THE CONCERT for Bangla Desh, an Apple/Twentieth Century-Fox release, produced by George Harrison and Allen Klein and directed by Saul Swimmer, opens at the Rialto, ...

My Walk-On in the Life of George

Memoir by David Dalton, Gadfly, March 2002

"FIRST OF ALL," my friend Richard said, "he was a Beatle, how could he die?" They were immortal, weren't they? Gods, even if flawed. A ...

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George Harrison: Beatles Plans Revealed

Interview by Dave Hull, Derek Taylor, KRLA Beat, April 1965

THE RECENT Beatle interviews by Derek Taylor and Dave Hull – broadcast over KRLA – have attracted widespread interest and enthusiasm. ...

The Way Out is In: A George Harrison Interview

Interview by Miles, International Times, May 1967

GH: If you could just say a word and it would tell people something straight to the point, then you take all the words that ...

Ravi Shankar: 'My Music Not For Addicts'

Interview by uncredited writer, KRLA Beat, July 1967

"THE MESSAGE I'm trying to get through is that our music is very sacred to us and is not meant for people who are alcoholic, ...

George Harrison: Electronic Sound (Zapple)

Review by Loyd Grossman, Fusion, August 1969

THIS ALBUM... phlurp phlurp
phlurp... is on Zapple (grauughh!
*'&'%%!) the Beatles personal
label /--perhaps no other
company wapwapwapwapwapwap uuuhwweeoques—would record it-++++++++++++ ...

Eric Clapton: God is a Guitarist

Report and Interview by Philip Norman, Sunday Times, 1970

GEORGE HARRISON sat with a painfully thin fellow in a motorway restaurant, a graveyard of the digestion outside London. ...

George Harrison: Why Is George In New York?

Report and Interview by Al Aronowitz, Rolling Stone, June 1970

Sunrise doesn't last all morning The cloudburst doesn't last all day Seems my love is up and has left with no warning But it's not ...

George Harrison: All Things Must Pass (Apple)

Review by Alan Smith, NME, December 1970

Loads of talent, and yet... ...

The Beatles: It's Open Warfare

Report by Alan Smith, NME, March 1971

Why Beatles ended in a sordid mudbath.It isn't coincidence that these solo singles have just been released, says Alan Smith ...

George Harrison et al: Concert for Bangla Desh, Madison Square Garden, New York NY

Live Review by Mike Jahn, New York Times, August 1971

Raga and Rock Link 2 Cultures ...

George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Ravi Shankar et al: Concert for Bangla Desh, Madison Square Garden, New York NY

Live Review by Nancy Lewis, NME, August 1971

GEORGE CREATES GREATEST ROCK SPECTACLE OF DECADE ...

The Concert For Bangla Desh

Review by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, January 1972

If you buy only one LP in 1972, make it this one ...

The Concert for Bangla Desh (Apple/Twentieth Century-Fox)

Film/DVD Review by John Pidgeon, NME, July 1972

A SPECIAL PREVIEW BY JOHN PIDGEON ...

Pipeline

Column by Mark Shipper, Phonograph Record, July 1973

AS THE DUKE of American Rock Critics, I am afforded privileges and favors undreamed of by others in my profession. ...

George Harrison On Tour – Press Conference Q&A

Report and Interview by Anne Moore, Valley Advocate, November 1974

YOU ARE invited to a George Harrison press conference! Well, that's what the invitation said. A press conference to discuss Dark Horse Records and Harrison's ...

George Harrison: Dark Horse

Review by Bob Woffinden, NME, December 1974

THERE'S NOTHING more disappointing than finding one's teenage heroes crumbling ineluctably into middle-aged mediocrity. Hari Georgeson (as he often refers to himself) is on a ...

George Harrison: How Dark Horse Whipped Up A Winning Tour

Report and Interview by Michael Gross, Circus Raves, March 1975

AS GEORGE HARRISON'S tour began to cross America late in 1974, reports filtered back to New York City that all was not right. Though the ...

George Harrison: Thirty-three & 1/3

Review by Bob Woffinden, NME, November 1976

WHEN I tell you that the first line of the song with the most memorable hook on the album is. "I was so young when ...

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

Report and Interview by 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 ...

An Interview with George Harrison

Interview by Mick Brown, Rolling Stone, April 1979

UP FOR THE DAY FROM HIS HOME IN OXFORDSHIRE, some 30 miles from London, George Harrison had spent the morning in the recording studio with ...

George Harrison: Somewhere In England

Review by Mitchell Cohen, Creem, September 1981

"SHE'S A DRAG. A well-known drag. We turn the sound down on her and say rude things." – George Harrison, A Hard Day's Night, 1964. ...

George Harrison: Gone Troppo

Review by Roy Trakin, Musician, January 1983

THE "MYSTICAL" BEATLE had his first hit in a long time last year with that cloying, simplistic eulogy, ‘All Those Years Ago’. On his latest ...

George Harrison

Interview by Charles Bermant, unpublished, September 1987

HOW DID YOU pick this time to re-emerge? ...

George Harrison Surfaces With A Cheery Hello

Interview by Charles Bermant, Globe and Mail, The, September 1987

GEORGE HARRISON has emerged to call attention to his future, but willingly discusses his past. As a Beatle Harrison was all hair, knees and teeth, physically ...

Fab! Gear! The George Harrison Interview (part 1)

Interview by J. Kordosh, Creem, December 1987

IN A PLUSH Warner Bros, office, Bill Holdship and I listened to George Harrison's first album in over five years, Cloud Nine. "I wracked my brains ...

Fab! Gear! The George Harrison Interview (part 2)

Interview by J. Kordosh, Creem, January 1988

DID YOU ever see that show in London: John, Paul, George, Ringo & Bert? ...

George Harrison: Cloud Nine

Review by Bill Holdship, Creem, March 1988

IN MANY WAYS, George Harrison's kinda had it unfair. Just as Let It Be has probably always been underrated mainly because it was a Beatles ...

George Harrison: All Things Must Pass (Apple)

Review by Jim Irvin, unpublished, 2000

New double-disc remastering of George’s solo debut. Now with out-takes, remixes and a re-recorded version of ‘My Sweet Lord’. ...

George Harrison 1943 - 2001

Obituary by Mat Snow, Rock's Backpages, November 2001

"Friendly. Grouchy. Kind. Grudging. Selfless. Resentful. Materialistic. Unworldy." ...

George Harrison 1943-2001

Obituary by Chris Welch, Guardian, The, December 2001

George Harrison, singer, guitarist, composer and filmproducer: born Liverpool 25 February 1943; MBE 1965; married1966 Pattie Boyd (marriage dissolved 1977), 1978 OliviaArias (one son); died ...

George Harrison: Harrison in the Haight

Retrospective by Ben Fong-Torres, San Francisco Chronicle, December 2001

IT WOULD BE a stretch to say that George Harrison ever left his heart in San Francisco. ...

George Harrison: And Life Flows On

Obituary by Ira Robbins, salon.com, December 2001

HE COULD HAVE BEEN Charles Dickens' idea of a rock star, a dry-witted gentleman whose faith, and fate, left him isolated but satisfied, living his ...

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

Comment by Bill Holdship, LA New Times, 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 ...

George Harrison

Obituary by Carol Clerk, Uncut, February 2002

'You know, life flows on within you and without you'– George Harrison ...

George Harrison et al: Concert for Bangla Desh

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, MOJO, March 2002

The first hi-profile multi-star benefit concert of the post-psychedelic era. Harrison, Dylan and Shankar strut their stuff alongside Clapton, Ringo and Leon Russell. ...

George Harrison: Brainwashed

Review and Interview by Jim Irvin, MOJO, December 2002

SO, IT CAME to pass, George Harrison bookended his solo years with his two best albums. Brainwashed is a mature and often profound record, comprising ...

George Harrison: Jolly George – The Unsung Story

Interview by Robert Sandall, Sunday Times, October 2003

In a rare interview, George Harrison's widow Olivia tells Robert Sandall of his hidden circle of friends and fun, and that attack ...

George Harrison Visits Haight-Ashbury In Summer 1967

Retrospective by Richie Unterberger, MOJO, Summer 2007

UNCOMMON sightings were downright common in the Haight-Ashbury during the Summer of Love. But even in that colorful context, the visit of George Harrison to ...

George Harrison

Retrospective and Interview by Steven Rosen, unpublished, 2008

IT WAS A day of unmatched California beauty; a startling and fiery sun perched high above in a crystal blue sky and blazed down promise. ...

By George: Harrison's Post-Beatles Solo Career

Retrospective by 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 ...

With a Little Help from His Friends: George Harrison and the Concert for Bangla Desh

Retrospective by Harvey Kubernik, Rock's Backpages, July 2011

STEVE VAN ZANDT, May 2011, Lillehammer, Norway: "The anti-apartheid Sun City project (single, album, video, documentary, book, teaching guide) was a high point and a ...

Writing To Reach You

Overview by Graeme Thomson, Word, The, March 2012

Because sometimes the only way musicians can actually talk to each other is by writing songs ...

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