George Harrison Honored by Brian Wilson, Conan O’Brien, Weird Al Yankovic, More at L.A. Concert: Watch
These tributes to Harrison aren’t coincidental: they were timed with the release of George Harrison: The Apple Years 1968-1975.
Norah Jones stopped by Conan last night (Sept. 25) to close out the final evening of Conan O’Brien’s George Harrison tribute.
The first song they performed was from George’s 1970 classic All Things Must Pass, “Let It Down.”
It’s all part of a tribute week on ‘Conan’ to Harrison.
Universal Music confirmed to Radio.com that this is the first time that solo songs from the Beatles have been packaged together in this way,
This installment is taken from a 1987 interview with George Harrison, where he discusses how his unusual friendship with Eric Clapton.
The Apple Years 1968-75 will be released on Sept. 23 via Universal Music Group.
Norah Jones has her own Harrison connection: she is the daughter of Harrison friend and classical sitar legend Ravi Shankar.
All were remastered at Lurssen Mastering in Los Angeles by a team of engineers including Paul Hicks, Gavin Lurssen, and Reuben Cohen.
A solo album can be a really gutsy move, but it’s always exciting to to hear how the music turns out compared to the the band the artist is from. There are a lot of solo efforts made by very talented and accomplished musicians that aren’t nearly as good as their primary bands, but here are ten individuals who had something more to say, and said in a way that couldn’t have been done in their previous gigs.