George Harrison

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4th of July #1 Hits — Mid 60’s through Mid 80’s

K-EARTH 101 hopes you’re having a great 4th of July weekend.  To help you remember your Independence Day holidays of the past, from the GOLDEN ERA of Rock ‘n’ Roll, here are the tunes that […]

07/02/2011

It Was 44 Years Ago Today, Sgt. Pepper Taught His Band To Play

June 1st marks the release of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]the Beatles[/lastfm]‘ masterpiece, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, although it was not released in the US until a day later. Produced by George Martin, Sgt. Pepper was […]

06/01/2011

Going For The Gold: The Bay City Rollers’ “Saturday Night”

The lone gold record in the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bay City Rollers[/lastfm] repertoire was just one of a vast number of hits by the songwriting team of Bill Martin and Phil Coulter.

05/03/2011

George Harrison’s Personal Diaries, Photos And More To Be Published In New Book

Gone but not forgotten former guitarist for the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Beatles[/lastfm], George Harrison is getting immortalized in a new book that reveals an intimate look into his life. The book Living In The Material World: George […]

04/25/2011

Number 1 With A Bullet: George Harrison’s “My Sweet Lord”

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]George Harrison[/lastfm]‘s “My Sweet Lord” is a song packed with all kinds of stories and intrigue, not the least of which was its rapid ascent to Number 1 With a Bullet.

03/15/2011

The Guitar That Launched The Beatles

The buzz that swept up fans worldwide on the heels of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Beatles’[/lastfm] “Love Me Do” in 1962 had little to do with the exact guitar John Lennon played. But the instrument was a […]

03/07/2011

Worldwide “Concert For George” Commemorates George Harrison’s 68th Birthday!

Today, February 25th marks what would have been former Beatle George Harrison’s 68th birthday, and to celebrate the influential life and career of the iconic musician, Harrison’s estate is streaming a magnificent concert for fans […]

02/25/2011

Five Things About . . . Outrageous Box Sets

Fascinating facts, pivotal events, odd connections … what you don’t know about the people who make the music may surprise you! Each week, J.A. Bartlett of The Hits Just Keep on Comin’ digs up Five […]

02/17/2011

Beatles Win Historic GRAMMY Award

Jason Merritt/Getty Images Remember [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Beatles[/lastfm]‘ remastered box set of all their classic albums? The compilation got its due last night at the GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles.

02/14/2011

Fifty Years Ago The Beatles First Played Liverpool’s Cavern Club

Story by Zack Neckvatal It was fifty years ago today on February 9, 1961 that the [lastfm]Beatles[/lastfm] played their first show at the famed Cavern Club in Liverpool, England.  At the time the group already […]

02/09/2011

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