Posts tagged ‘All Things Must Pass’

May 11, 2012

Woman Don’t You Cry for Me

George Harrison’s “Woman Don’t You Cry for Me” was included on his 1976 solo album Thirty Three & 1/3 and released as an accompanying single. An early take of the song, recorded during sessions for All Things Must Pass, has been released as part of the new compilation Early Takes: Volume 1.

Listen to the demo version of “Woman Don’t You Cry for Me” after the jump!

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March 21, 2012

Let It Roll

“Ballad of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)” is a song written by George Harrison and included on his first solo album All Things Must Pass. The song served as a tribute to Frank Crisp, a 19th century lawyer that had been a previous owner of Harrison’s Victorian residence known as Friar Park. It was also included on its namesake compilation album released in 2002.

January 28, 2012

Dehradun

George Harrison wrote “Dehradun” during The Beatles’ time in Rishikesh and recorded a demo for possible inclusion on The White Album. The song was recorded during the sessions for his first solo album All Things Must Pass, but was not included on the album, and still remains unreleased.

Listen to “Dehradun” after the jump!

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December 16, 2010

Isn’t It A Pity

“Isn’t It A Pity” is a song written and recorded by George Harrison, released on his first solo album All Things Must Pass and as the b-side of his hit single “My Sweet Lord.” The song was written while Harrison was breaking up from The Beatles and addresses the hardships and the heartbreak of the band’s much-publicized split.

November 30, 2010

RIP George Harrison

George Harrison passed away on November 29, 2001 from cancer at age 58. He was originally diagnosed with throat cancer in 1997, which spread through his lungs and eventually into his brain. He sadly passed at a Hollywood Hills mansion having undergone years of treatment.

RIP George Harrison, 1943-2001.