In late September, Conan O’Brien devoted a week to the music of George Harrison, in honor of some of his music being re-released. I’ve mentioned before that my realization of how much I experienced George’s loss was much more gradual than the shock of John Lennon’s murder.
Conan Kicks Off George Harrison Week
Paul Simon – Here Comes the Sun, and talks about singing it with George on Saturday Night Live
Dhani Harrison On Preserving His Father’s Legacy. I’m not a watcher of the show, but evidently, Dhani and Conan are old friends.
Dhani Harrison Presents The George Harrison Guitar App (February 2012)
Interesting that everyone, except Simon, picked something from that classic album All Things Must Pass.
I’ve become newly interested in the Beatles song Piggies since its inclusion in a musical review at church. Here’s the Anthology 3 version. “Harrison’s mother provided the line ‘What they need’s a damn good whacking’, and [John] Lennon contributed the line ‘clutching forks and knives to eat their bacon,” instead of the original lyrics “to cut their pork chops.” Here’s Piggies from the white album.