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Why George Harrison Had a Black Eye at the First Beatles Recording Session

    Why George Harrison Had a Black Eye at the First Beatles Recording Session

When The Beatles showed up at EMI studios in 1962 for their first major recording session, they were unknown in London. Only the hippest guys at the company’s labels had

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Why The Beatles Recorded ‘Maxwell’s Silver Hammer’ Without John Lennon

    Why The Beatles Recorded ‘Maxwell’s Silver Hammer’ Without John Lennon

As The Beatles drifted apart in the late 1960s, you found more and more recordings missing members of the group. In the case of “The Ballad of John and Yoko,”

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George Harrison Commemorative Mural – Benton, Illinois – Atlas Obscura

    George Harrison Commemorative Mural – Benton, Illinois – Atlas Obscura

George Harrison, the iconic guitarist for The Beatles, secretly visited the town of Benton, Illinois, several times to visit his sister, Louise, who moved there in 1963. This was before

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What John Lennon Hated About the ‘Abbey Road’ Album

    What John Lennon Hated About the ‘Abbey Road’ Album

If you ask Beatles fans which album is the best, many will go with 1969’s Abbey Road. Certainly, it’s among the most representative records the band released. It featured rockers

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Why George Harrison’s Book Hurt John Lennon So Much

    Why George Harrison’s Book Hurt John Lennon So Much

The tensions of the late Beatles years are almost too numerous to count. Both George Harrison and Ringo walked out

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Was George Harrison’s Solo Debut Bigger Than Lennon and McCartney’s?

    Was George Harrison’s Solo Debut Bigger Than Lennon and McCartney’s?

While Beatles fans learned the band split up in April 1970, the four members of the group had already gone

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George Harrison financed Life of Brian because he ‘wanted to see it’ | The List

    George Harrison financed Life of Brian because he ‘wanted to see it’ | The List

George Harrison “pawned his house and arranged a loan of $5m” to finance ‘Life of Brian’ simply because he “wanted

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George Harrison’s Angry Message to Richard Nixon Revealed

    George Harrison’s Angry Message to Richard Nixon Revealed

John Lennon’s battle with then-U.S. President Richard Nixon is well-known – but a recently-discovered telegram revealed that fellow Beatle George

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1960s It Girl Pattie Boyd Talks Mary Quant – Vogue

    1960s It Girl Pattie Boyd Talks Mary Quant – Vogue

Just as Mary Quant’s name is synonymous with miniskirts, makeup, and Mods, so Pattie Boyd’s is with London’s 1960s Youthquake

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The greatest Beatle? Pete Best | The Spectator

    The greatest Beatle? Pete Best | The Spectator

Which of the Beatles would you most like to have been? Not either of the dead ones, presumably. Nor the one continually derided for his alleged lack of talent. Definitely

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