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2011-07-26 11:52:00

LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- George Harrison's GRAMMY-winning Concert for Bangladesh album makes its exclusive digital debut on the iTunes Store (www.itunes.com) today, 40 years after the historic concert event on August 1, 1971. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110726/LA41660) To celebrate the anniversary and honor Harrison's legacy of giving back, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announces a special 'Month of Giving' donation campaign in August for the...

2010-10-19 09:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, November 26, George Harrison's magnificent 1970 solo debut, All Things Must Pass, will be released in a limited edition, numbered 180-gram vinyl set in its original 3LP configuration, with faithfully replicated original monochromic album art, poster and lift-top box packaging. Newly remastered at Abbey Road Studios from the original analogue master tapes, the deluxe vinyl reissue commemorates the landmark album's 40th anniversary and...

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2009-06-17 09:31:14

George Harrison's first career-spanning solo hits collection, Let it Roll: Songs by George Harrison, has been released in CD and digital formats. Capitol/EMI Tuesday released the collection, which includes songs from the late Harrison's 1970 album All Things Must Pass through his 2002 CD Brainwashed. The compilation also features recordings from the former Beatles' 1971 Concert for Bangladesh, the record label said. iTunes exclusively offers the digital album with a previously unreleased...

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2009-04-15 09:51:25

Paul McCartney and Tom Hanks attended the dedication ceremony for the late British musician George Harrison's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Harrison's wife Olivia and son Dhani also turned out for Tuesday's event as did U.S. rock 'n' roll singer Tom Petty, British comedian Eric Idle and hundreds of fans. Harrison, who had been a member of the Beatles along with McCartney, died of lung cancer in 2001. He was 58. The BBC quoted Idle as describing Harrison as a remarkable person with a...

2005-11-02 08:21:25

By Matt Hurwitz LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Long before Katrina and tsunami relief, Live 8 and Live AID, former Beatle George Harrison assembled an all-star concert that cast the mold for celebrity charity, and with a new DVD and remixed songs, "The Concert for Bangladesh" is raising money again. The 1971 concert in New York's Madison Square Garden featured Harrison, who died four years ago, and fellow Beatle Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Leon Russell, Billy Preston and sitar...


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