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Favourite George Solo Songs.
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12 August 2013
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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.

12 August 2013
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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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13 August 2013
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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!

"Try to realise it's all within yourself - no-one else can make you change"

1 September 2013
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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)...

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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.

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

 

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

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6 July 2014
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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.

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There are probably others, too...

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6 July 2014
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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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my fave George solo song is Run Of The Mill - although the guitar opening to Art of Dying is tremendous

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I don’t know if anybody has mentioned it, but my favorite George solo song is Blow Away, from his 1979 LP George Harrison. (Not a great video though)

Forsan et haec olim meminisse juvabit” (“Perhaps one day it will be a pleasure to look back on even this”; Virgil, The Aeneid, Book 1, line 203, where Aeneas says this to his men after the shipwreck that put them on the shores of Africa)

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Listening to "Best Of Dark Horse" and decided to trawl George's sub-forum so I found this. It will be difficult not to list every George solo song I know. 

  • My Sweet Lord (makes me think of idyllic summer days)
  • Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth) (so heartfelt and lovely, and his vocal makes it even better) 
  • Blow Away (pure poetry and happiness and Harrisonic love) 
  • Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (paints everything I see in a more colourful light) 
  • When We Was Fab (you can't not like it, there are too many Beatley things) 
  • Isn't It A Pity (beautiful, you can really feel it-- though I admit I like the demo better than the proper record) 
  • This Song (classic sly Harrison humour) 
  • Marwa Blues (I like instrumentals that make me trip out) 

ahdn_paul_06 Mostly his bigger hits... I've only listened to compilations, not counting being brainwashed with "Brainwashed" as a Little Child... and that's another story... 

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