Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Olivia Harrison, Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon were among guests at the world première of Martin Scorsese’s documentary on George Harrison, Living In The Material World.
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Martin Scorsese’s documentary George Harrison: Living In The Material World will be screened in North America on 5 and 6 October 2011, and will be released in the UK on DVD and Blu-ray on 10 October.
American guitar makers Gretsch have announced details of a limited edition reproduction of George Harrison‘s black Gretsch Duo Jet guitar.
On 18 October 2010 (19 October in North America) remastered editions of The Beatles’ compilations 1962-1966 (Red Album) and 1967-1970 (Blue Album) were reissued. On the same days a new box set, Collaborations by Ravi Shankar and George Harrison, was also released.
George Harrison‘s widow Olivia has won a legal battle to replace a razor wire security fence around her home, despite objections from neighbours.
Previously unseen lyrics written by George Harrison, written in early 1967, today went on permanent display at the British Library in London.
The tracklisting for George Harrison‘s solo retrospective collection has been announced. Let It Roll: Songs By George Harrison collates 19 tracks spanning the former Beatle’s solo career.
George Harrison is to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame later this month.
A rough mix of The Beatles’ Revolution 1, which reveals how the latter song evolved into Revolution 9, has surfaced on the internet.
George Harrison died on this day at the age of 58.
George Harrison was seriously injured after being stabbed multiple times by an intruder in his home, Friar Park near Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.
George Harrison‘s home in Maui, Hawaii was broken into by a 27-year-old woman called Cristin Keleher.
Although their solo project had largely been successful, 1970 was a dark year for The Beatles. Their group activities were limited to finishing off the Let It Be album, dealing with business activities at Apple, and giving occasional interviews to the press.
Although by this time the world knew The Beatles were no more, the dream was kept alive for a short while longer with the release of a final single.
In answer to speculation resulting from Paul McCartney‘s questionnaire in which he effectively announced that The Beatles were no more, Apple issued a final press statement about the group.
Olympic Sound Studios, Barnes, London Producer: Glyn Johns This two-hour session away from Abbey Road was ostensibly a remix session for the songs Let It Be and For You Blue.
Studio two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald Although there were two further recording sessions for the Let It Be album involving just one member of The Beatles, this was their last time recording as a group – albeit without John Lennon.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Phil McDonald Although The Beatles’ last recording session as a quartet had taken place on 20 August 1969, there were several other sessions involving one or more members up until April 1970.
In the United Kingdom, The Beatles had never previously issued songs after they had been made available on an album. All singles were either standalone releases, or came out on the same day as the parent album.
The first songs to be issued as a single from the Abbey Road were the double a-side Something/Come Together.