Friday, February 25, 2011

Happy Birthday, George!

The "quiet Beatle" was born on this day in 1943 and would have turned 68 today had he not succumbed to cancer in November of 2001. As you would expect, there have been remembrances and commemorations of George all over the internet in recent days. Below, you'll find a sampling of them and other stories.

- "5 Reasons 'The Quiet One' Might Be the Greatest Beatle".

- Read one of Rolling Stone's cover stories from 1987 - "The Return of George Harrison." The context for it was the release of Cloud Nine.

- "George Harrison: Forgotten Solo Gems".

- The Concert for George will be streaming on his website all of today. It will also be available on Blu-Ray and digital download on March 22.

- Finally, read about a long-lost collaboration between George and Indian musician Aashish Khan.

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