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George Harrison
George Harrison


Background information
Born February 25, 1943
Born place Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Died November 29, 2001
Death place Los Angeles, California, United States
Genre(s) Psychedelic Rock
Experimental
Years active 1958—2001
Label(s) Capitol Records
Parlophone Records
Apple Records
Associated acts The Beatles
The Quarrymen
Traveling Wilburys
Dhani Harrison
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George Harrison, MBE (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English rock guitarist, singer-songwriter and film producer who achieved international fame as lead guitarist of The Beatles. Often referred to as "the quiet Beatle", Harrison embraced Indian mysticism, and helped broaden the horizons of the other Beatles, as well as those of their Western audience. Following the band's breakup, he had a successful career as a solo artist and later as part of the Traveling Wilburys, and also as a film and record producer. Harrison is listed at number 21 in Rolling Stone magazine's list of "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".


Albums
Let It Roll: Songs by George Harrison (2009) Brainwashed (2002) Live In Japan (1992) Best Of Dark Horse 1976-1989 (1989) Cloud Nine (1987) Gone Troppo (1982) Somewhere In England (1981) George Harrison (1979) The Best Of George Harrison (1976) Thirty Three & ⅓ (1976)


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News

Paul McCartney Unveils George Harrison's Walk Of Fame Star

April 15, 2009
Sir Paul McCartney helped unveil his late Beatles bandmate George Harrison’s star of the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday (April 14). Harrison's widow Olivia and son Dhani were also present at the unveiling ceremony outside the Capitol Records building in Los Angeles.  Read more 

Beatles' George Harrison To Receive Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

April 6, 2009
The late Beatle George Harrison will be honoured next week with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Harrison's widow, Olivia, and son, Dhani, are expected to appear at the unveiling ceremony in Los Angeles.  Read more 

George Harrison's Son Outlines Independent Beatles' Download Store

March 18, 2009
Dhani Harrison, the son of the late Beatle George Harrison, has suggested the band's music is sold online via an independent digital music store. Despite ongoing talks with various retailers, including Apple's iTunes, The Beatles are still one of the few remaining bands whose music hasn't been converted into digital formats.  Read more 

George Harrison Widow Unveils Garden In Memory Of Former Beatle

May 19, 2008
Olivia Harrison, the widow of former Beatle George Harrison, will honour her late husband this week with a garden at the Chelsea Flower show. Harrison, who died from lung cancer in 2001, was a regular attendee to the flower festival, which takes place annually in West London.  Read more 

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