To commemorate what would have been the late Beatles’ 74th birthday, a massive vinyl box set of George Harrison solo’s work will be released come February 25th, containing the following:
Wonderwall Music (1968)
Electronic Sound (1969)
All Things Must Pass (1970)
Living In The Material World (1973)
Dark Horse (1974)
Extra Texture (1975)
Thirty Three & 1/3 (1976)
George Harrison (1979)
Somewhere in England (1981)
Gone Troppo (1982)
Cloud Nine (1987)
Live In Japan (1992)
Bonus 12” Picture Disc Singles (12” Single picture discs of When We Was Fab and Cloud Nine)
In addition, a custom limited edition George Harrison turntable based on the Pro-Ject Essential III has been announced to coincide with the vinyl release, with pre-orders already up here.
Lastly, an extended version of Harrison’s autobiography “Here Me Mine” was announced, featuring scans of handwritten lyrics, photographs and more. The book was first published in 1980, and showcased George in conversation with The Beatles’ spokesperson Derek Taylor.
It featured the duo discussing everything from early Beatlemania to his love of gardening. It also contained lyrics to over 80 of his songs, accompanied by his intimate and humorous commentary.
Listen to “Here Comes the Sun” from Harrison’s “Live in Japan (1992)” album.
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