Tag Archives: George Harrison

Happy 50th Birthday, ‘Love Me Do’

Clearly there was something in the water on the 5th of October 1962, not one but two globeshaking British cultural institutions, the kind of worldwide brands that came to define how the nation was perceived from the outside and the ...

Dark Horse: Five Under-Appreciated George Harrison Songs

 

Now that iTunes is releasing special content around Martin Scorsese’s Living In The Material World, his documentary on the life of George Harrison, it seems a good time to look back over the life and work of the former Beatle and ...

The Brit List: Five Saint Georges For Saint George’s Day

Note: it’s Saint George’s Day today. He’s the patron saint of England, and his flag, the red cross on a white background, is the English flag (as opposed to the Union Flag, which incorporates Saint George’s, ...

New App To Explore George Harrison’s Guitar Collection

Few bands have had their gear as scrutinised and salivated over as the Beatles. Anyone playing a Hofner violin bass, for example, is very, very well aware that this is the bass that Paul McCartney used.

News Roundup: Inbetweeners Joe Thomas & Simon Bird’s New Sitcom

There’s a slight chance that you are reading about something that you will never get to see, so forgive us.

News Roundup: George Harrison Doc Heads to HBO, U2′s The Edge Is Pissed, and Sharon Osbourne’s Stolen Wedding Ring Returned

Beatlefans! There’s a new George Harrison documentary on the way, which will feature footage from his personal home video collection. George Harrison: Living In the Material World is a two-part epic, due to be shown in October. It’s been produced by Martin Scorsese for HBO, and will run for a total of three and …

Happy Birthday, Ringo Starr!

“The Beatles were so high, they let Ringo sing on a couple of tunes” – Bill Hicks

New Yellow Submarine ‘Scuttled’ By Disney

The film director Robert Zemeckis (Back To The Future, Forrest Gump) is today shopping for a new studio deal for his remake of the Beatles film Yellow Submarine, after Disney Studios have opted not to fund it.

Beatles Sell More Than 2 Million in First Week on iTunes

Apparently, Beatles fans were ecstatic that the Fab Four’s catalog was finally made available on iTunes last week. The band sold an impressive 2 million individual tracks and over 450,000 albums worldwide in their debut week, ...

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.