I am a huge Weird Al fan, I have been buying his records since I was a kid listening to him on the Doctor Demento Show. He is one of the few artists that I have stayed with even though he became more popular. He was one of the artists chosen to sing at Georgefest.
It's often been said that death can be the ultimate career move. But for our most iconic celebrities, the money can keep rolling into their estate long after they've gone. A new list from Forbes tracks the top-earning dead celebrities, with some classic rockers placing high on the list.
The Concerts For Bangladesh took place on this day in 1971. Organized by George Harrison and his friend Ravi Shankar, it drew 40,000 fans at Madison Square Garden. The concerts were organized to raise awareness and fund relief efforts in Bangladesh following the Bangladesh Atrocities ( war and floods).
Dhani Harrison, the son of the late Beatle George Harrison, wed his longtime girlfriend Solveig Karadottir at Friar Park, in a secret ceremony at the Harrison family’s estate in in Henley-on-Thames 40 miles outside London. The news was reported in the Henley Standard.
How many times have we heard people clamoring for a Beatles reunion? Too many to count! But with the advent of the hologram technology, it would seem that the door is open for it to potentially happen.
Today (May 1) saw the release of the DVD of ‘Living in the Material World,’ the Martin Scorcese-directed documentary about George Harrison that debuted on HBO last October. A companion CD, ‘Early Takes, Vol. 1,’ which compiles ten Harrison demos that were used in the film, also came out. In a new interview, Giles Martin, son of Beatles producer George Martin, and Harrison’s wife Olivia discussed t
Throughout his career, George Harrison played a variety of guitars, among them a psychedelic-looking Fender Stratocaster, a “fireglo” Rickenbacker 360 12-string and a black Gretsch Duo Jet (which he considered to be his first real decent guitar).
Those particular instruments — and many more — are part of a new Harrison guitar app for the iPad that will be available via the Apple iTunes store start