Post Tagged with: "George Harrison"

Something Else! Featured Artist: More Eric Clapton!

The only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a solo artist, and as a member of the Yardbirds and Cream), Eric Clapton stands in 2012 as one of the most influential guitarists of his or any other generation.

Deep Cuts: George Harrison’s ‘Beware of Darkness,’ ‘So Sad,’ ‘Don’t Let Me Wait Too Long,’ others

We were brought back to the late George Harrison this week with the release of Early Takes Volume 1, featuring 10 early outtakes and demos. The truth is, there is still much to discover about his solo work.

New Music Monday: Norah Jones, Rufus Wainwright, Steve Kuhn and George Harrison

The last week of April 2012 brings us yet another stack of platters that matter — this time from the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Eddie Gomez, Norah Jones and Rufus Wainwright.

Something Else! sneak peek: George Harrison, "My Sweet Lord" (2012)

You could argue that Phil Spector’s billowing vision of Orchestra As Rock Band saw its fullest flowering on George Harrison’s stunning 1970 debut All Things Must Pass. You could also argue that he almost ruined it with a wet-sock Wall of Sound

Dave Stewart played a key role – from afar – in the Traveling Wilburys' formative days

Dave Stewart, of Eurythmics fame, played a key role in the formative days of the Traveling Wilburys, that 1980s supergroup featuring Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty and Roy Orbison.

On Second Thought: The Beatles – Abbey Road (1969)

This album was simultaneously the Beatles at their best, and the sound of a band disintegrating. Such is the power and magic of Abbey Road.

Ten acoustic George Harrison songs to be issued as Early Takes, Vol. 1

Rare acoustic takes on George Harrison songs from All Things Must Pass, Living in the Material World and Third Three and 1/3 will be featured in a forthcoming release called Early Takes Vol. 1.

Ravi Shankar on late former Beatle George Harrison: 'He became like part of me'

Ravi Shankar became both a musical and spiritual influence on George Harrison, as the two forged a deeply personal relationship that still lingers with the sitar master

Listen to a newly discovered alternate guitar solo by George Harrison on the Beatles' "Here Comes the Sun"

A new video has emerged that traces the development of George Harrison’s seminal ballad “Here Comes the Sun,” and it features a never-before-heard guitar solo.

Gimme Five: Ringo Starr singing songs by the other Beatles

As with the decades-old hit solo album for which it’s named, Ringo Starr’s forthcoming Ringo 2012 includes an array of name guest stars. Unfortunately, unlike 1973′s Ringo, none of those friendly assists come from his fellow ex-Beatles.