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Favourite George Solo Songs.
12 August 2013
Philippines, the country which no Beatle would dare to perform again.
Candlestick Park
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27 December 2012

I've got to say I love all the songs in the All Things Must Pass album now, even with Phil's arrangement. I've also heard George's version for Got My Mind Set on You, I barely even recognised his voice.

"And in the End the Love you take is equal to the Love you make"
"When I was a robber *Piano Chord* in Boston Place"
"Let's hope this turns out pretty darn good huh"
"Pete may be the best, but Ringo is the star"
Paul:"Don't be nervous John"
John:"I 'm not"
12 August 2013
Sitting here, doing nothing but procrastinating
Apple rooftop
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18 March 2013

TwoAfter908 said

"All Things Must Pass". About a week ago I listened to it 5 times in a row and at the 5th time I still had goosebumps. I just love that song.

I've got quite a sad fact about myself about ATMP (song) I can't listen to it without crying.... Same as Paul's song Little Willow :(

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12 August 2013
Sitting in an English garden
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3 May 2012

^^ I'm the same. I bought both songs on iTunes because of how simply beautiful they are, and I really wish I hadn't now as every time I put my iPod on shuffle and they come on, I just brake down. But 'LW', though, it's not really because of Maureen. I just think of loads of sad situations that that song can apply to, even though I try not to. 

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12 August 2013
The Netherlands
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21 November 2012

Same with LW. When I heard it the first time I just thought ''Oh my god'' and started crying a bit.

GMMSOY is one of the few covers I actually prefer over the original. Love the video too. Fun fact: Weird Al Yankovic made a parody of the called ''This song is just 6 words long'' or something along those lines.

13 August 2013
Following The Sun
London Palladium
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16 July 2013

ATMP is a profoundly beautiful song.  Isn't It A Pity also reduces me to tears every time.  I especially love the Concert For George cover of that.  Another song that is a real favourite of mine is Horse To Water, particularly for the lyrics - they say so much about human nature and our often misplaced priorities!

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1 September 2013
A Beginning
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31 August 2013

For me Blow Away does it every time. I was 17 went it was released and it thrilled me to hear a George hit during "my time" and not from the past. To me it's a happy cousin to Here Comes The Sun. I didn't see it's video til years later and found that it unfortunately may not help Blow Away's stature as one of George's best (it's kind of dated IMO)...

2 September 2013
Canberra, ACT
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29 August 2013

Gerell said
I've got to say I love all the songs in the All Things Must Pass album now, even with Phil's arrangement. I've also heard George's version for Got My Mind Set on You, I barely even recognised his voice.

Just bought the CD box - can't wait to listen to it again; I bought the album(s) the day of release but (yes, I know I keep repeating myself) sold them all ages ago and just replacing now.  It was one of my favourite albums all those years ago ...

Oh, I also like the title track off Dark Horse more than I should.

2 September 2013

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Dark Horse is a great George song, no shame in liking that too much. The album pretty much sucks tho.

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2 September 2013
Funny Paper
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1 November 2012

Of course the George classics are indisputably great ("I Need You", "Savoy Truffle", "Here Comes The Sun", "Something", etc.).

But there's something I like about "Sunshine Life for Me: Sail Away Raymond" (a song written by George for the first Ringo solo album, sung by Ringo) that tickles me the best.

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4 July 2014
Ed Sullivan Show
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3 March 2012

Cheer Down

Cant hear it enough.... It's one of the tunes I use as a morning wake-up alarm!

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6 July 2014
The Jacaranda
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18 February 2014

All Things Must Pass is totally my favorite solo George song.


Lets all take a moment and appeciate George's song "This Song".

~George Harrison is my husband. <33
6 July 2014
A Beginning
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23 June 2014

I'd say All Things Must Pass.  Last year I was going through chemo and I was listening to that song and feeling pretty down.  After I started listening to the last verse, I started to feel better.  I realized that everything does pass and life does get better.

6 July 2014
The Rhythm Revue
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3 June 2014
  • Of course, the hits MSL and WIL...
  • His Name is Legs (Ladies and Gentlemen), one shining light at the end of an incredibly boring album.
  • Let it Down
  • Wah-Wah
  • When We Was Fab
  • Circles
  • Sue Me, Sue You Blues
  • Awaiting On You All
  • Devil's Radio
  • I'd Have You Anytime
  • Living in the Material World

There are probably others, too...

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6 July 2014
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2 July 2014

Have you guys heard this song? 

Naw, it's not a hidden Beatles song. George recorded this with the band Remo Four during 1968, but it wasn't released until the 1990s! It's really cool in a mysterious way. The closest thing it reminds me of is Blue Jay Way, except it's still really different! I'm a bad explainer, so I'll just let the song explain itself :)

Oh, and I also love his All Things Must Pass album, Got My Mind Set on You, and Crackerbox Palace (it's such a quirky and fun song!)

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