Copyright infringement is one of the most frequent causes of rock lawsuits. It's easy to unintentionally lift from another song -- as George Harrison found out when he released his first solo hit after the breakup of the Beatles, 'My Sweet Lord.' The song reached No. 1, and before it even completed its run, Bright Tunes -
Some Beatles are greater than others. And some Beatles solo albums rank right up there with the band's best records. It should come as a surprise to no one that John Lennon and Paul McCartney made the best of them. And that George Harrison was responsible fo
Here's a secret guest star story that absolutely floored us - did you know that former Beatles guitarist George Harrison played guitar on a hit pop single by Belinda Carlisle, best known as the lead singer of the Go-Gos?
Yes, it's that time of year again, when we sort through all of our receipts and forms and pay more than our fair share to Uncle Sam. As we've been trying to figure out just how much we owe, one song in particular has been going through our heads repeatedly, 'Taxman' by the Beatles.
George Harrison was the first member of the Beatles to release a solo album (the 1968 soundtrack 'Wonderwall Music'). He was the first Beatle to score a No. 1 solo hit ('My Sweet Lord,' which hit the top spot in early 1971). And he was, arguably,
Pattie Boyd and her ex-husband, The Beatles' George Harrison, met on the set of the band's flick 'A Hard Day's Night,' where he reportedly asked for her hand in marriage upon their first meeting, only to settle for a dinner date later that night.
At just 21-years-old, Boyd married Harrison in 1966 and separated in '74, with their divorce finalized in '7
The third part of the equation that would become the Beatles fell into place on Feb. 6, 1958. George Harrison joined the Quarry Men, the John Lennon-led group that Paul McCartney had joined as a second guitarist and singer the previous summer.
“They used us as an excuse to go mad, the world did," George Harrison said in the Beatles' 1995 'Anthology' documentary. "And then blamed it on us.” But even he could never suspect that, four years later, those words would ring true again when, on Dec. 30, 1999, a mad man attacked Harrison in his own house, nearly killing him.
The 2011 Martin Scorsese documentary 'George Harrison: Living in the Material World' was a beautiful and comprehensive look at the life of the Quiet Beatle. Ultimate Classic Rock is pleased to offer you a chance to win a rental stream of the film through Facebook.
Celebrating its 10th anniversary this week is George Harrison's understated and deeply beautiful 'Brainwashed,' the famed guitarist and former Beatle's eleventh -- and, tragically, final -- studio album.
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