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George Harrison, MBE (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English guitarist, singer-songwriter, and producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of The Beatles. Often referred to as "the quiet Beatle", Harrison embraced Hinduism and helped broaden the horizons of his fellow band mates as well as their American audience by incorporating Indian instrumentation in their music. Although most of the Beatles' songs were written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, most Beatles albums from 1965 onwards contained at least two Harrison compositions. His songs for the group included "Taxman", "Within You Without You", "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", "Here Comes the Sun" and "Something", the last of which became the Beatles' second-most covered song.

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George Harrison's 'Sgt. Pepper' Vox UL730 Amp Goes on Sale

Through reverb.com, Heritage Gear is selling one of the Vox UL730 amplifiers George Harrison used on the Beatles' Revolver and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. On the listing, Heritage says the amplifier comes with two provenance documents…

via Guitar World at July 25, 2017

Fender Debuts Four New Signature Models, Including the George Harrison Telecaster

Fender has announced four new artist signature models at the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville. Fender’s latest artist signature models showcase the versatility of Fender’s sound across genres, while paying tribute to some of the music industry’s most…

via Guitar World at July 13, 2017

George Harrison Jams with Ritchie Blackmore and Deep Purple in 1984

Back in December 1984, George Harrison jammed with Deep Purple in Sydney, Australia. And although this seems an unusal and incredibly random occurrence, remember that Harrison was a friend—and neighbor—of Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice and keyboardist…

via Guitar World at June 1, 2017

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