Anglo For Your Ear: George Harrison’s “Blow Away”

This is George Harrison‘s take on a cheery McCartney-esque pop ditty. Paul would have made this saccharine; George makes it playful and oddball, as shown by this quirky 1979 video.

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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