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The Beatles, “Three Cool Cats” (Decca Audition, 1962): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Three Cool Cats” (Decca Audition, 1962): Deep Beatles

While the Beatles would eventually drop this early cover song from their setlists, “Three Cool Cats” holds a special place in the band’s history.

George Harrison once helped Gary Wright strike gold: ‘He was a true genius’

George Harrison once helped Gary Wright strike gold: ‘He was a true genius’

When Gary Wright’s ‘The Dream Weaver’ was certified gold on March 8, 1976, it solidified George Harrison’s importance as a collaborator and confidant.

George Harrison remembered by Alan White, Joey Molland, Robben Ford + others

George Harrison remembered by Alan White, Joey Molland, Robben Ford + others

We’re celebrating the late George Harrison’s birthday by revisiting some signature moments with collaborators from his post-Beatles years.

Smokey Robinson still thrilled by George Harrison’s long-ago tribute: ‘A wonderful, flattering thing’

Smokey Robinson still thrilled by George Harrison’s long-ago tribute: ‘A wonderful, flattering thing’

George Harrison’s “Pure Smokey,” a 1976 tribute to Smokey Robinson, gave credit to an artist who had been part of the Beatles’ musical foundation.

Kit O’Toole’s Top Beatles Albums, Books, Collectibles and Movies for 2014

Kit O’Toole’s Top Beatles Albums, Books, Collectibles and Movies for 2014

Kit O’Toole counts down the best Beatles-related releases of the past year, as we celebrated the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania.

One Track Mind: George Harrison, “The Inner Light (alt. take)” from The Apple Years (2014)

One Track Mind: George Harrison, “The Inner Light (alt. take)” from The Apple Years (2014)

There are new insights for Beatles fans in ‘The Apple Years’ set, too.

One Track Mind: George Harrison, “Dark Horse (early take)” from The Apple Years (2014)

One Track Mind: George Harrison, “Dark Horse (early take)” from The Apple Years (2014)

The sad truth is that this song was always much better than its execution.

Forgotten George Harrison gems from The Apple Years: Gimme Five

Forgotten George Harrison gems from The Apple Years: Gimme Five

George Harrison’s catalog, even more than a decade after his death, is widely underappeciated outside of the radio hits, a grievous thing.

‘He liked the Beatles, too': Tom Petty opens up about his relationship with George Harrison

‘He liked the Beatles, too': Tom Petty opens up about his relationship with George Harrison

They memorably recorded two albums together with the Traveling Wilburys.

The Beatles … LIVE!: More Perfect Playlists

The Beatles … LIVE!: More Perfect Playlists

The Beatles’ early retirement makes compiling a concert playlist difficult – but not impossible.