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The Simpsons’ 10 Greatest Rock Moments

With the 500th episode of The Simpsons airing last Sunday, the last few weeks have been a celebration of everything Simpsons, where all your favorite…
Corban Goble | February 23, 2012 - 12:02 pm
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Tom Petty Reminisces About Prince’s Newly Viral Rock Hall Guitar Solo

In the hours after we learned of Prince's death last week, one video seemed to go more viral than any others: Prince, Tom Petty, Jeff…
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2016 - 9:32 am
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Win George Fest 3xLP Vinyl & A Fender Acoustic Guitar

Today is the late George Harrison's birthday and also, not coincidentally, the release date for George Fest: A Night To Celebrate The Music Of George
Stereogum | February 25, 2016 - 5:31 pm
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Watch Spoon’s Britt Daniel Cover George Harrison At George Fest

Set to be made available for purchase on 2/26, the day after what would have been George Harrison's 73rd birthday, Hot Records Ltd. and Vagrant…
Michelle Laggan | January 29, 2016 - 9:37 am
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Watch Britt Daniel, Wayne Coyne, Brandon Flowers, & Weird Al Cover The Traveling Wilburys At George Fest

Back in September 2014, a ton of musical celebrities participated in George Fest, a tribute to the late Beatle George Harrison. The performance is being…
James Rettig | January 14, 2016 - 10:26 am
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Watch Brian Wilson, Weird Al, Brandon Flowers, Conan O’Brien, & More Cover George Harrison At George Fest

Last night, an all-star cast of artists piled into L.A.'s Fonda Theatre to pay tribute to the late Beatle George Harrison. The event, George Fest,…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2014 - 9:22 am

Watch Norah Jones Cover George Harrison On Conan

George Harrison Week on Conan is coming to an end today, and all week, people like Beck and Paul Simon have stopped by the show…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2014 - 10:51 am
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Watch Paul Simon Cover “Here Comes The Sun” And Remember George Harrison On Conan

After Beck's performance of "Wah-Wah" last night, Conan continued the George Harrison tribute week with Paul Simon doing "Here Comes The Sun." Simon performed the…
James Rettig | September 23, 2014 - 10:34 pm
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Watch Beck Kick Off Conan’s George Harrison Week

Conan's George Harrison tribute week kicked off tonight and the first musical guest was Beck, who performed "Wah-Wah" from Harrison's 1970 triple album All Things
James Rettig | September 22, 2014 - 10:03 pm
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George Harrison – “The Inner Light” (Alternative Take) (Stereogum Premiere)

Next week, Universal Music Group will release the George Harrison box set The Apple Years 1968-75, which collects Harrison's first six solo albums, as well…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2014 - 10:03 am

Conan Plans George Harrison Tribute Week With Beck, Norah Jones, Dhani Harrison

It seems September has become the month of George Harrison. In the next couple weeks we'll witness the release of a massive retrospective box set…
Miles Bowe | September 15, 2014 - 4:26 pm

George Harrison Tribute Event To Feature Brian Wilson, Wayne Coyne, Brandon Flowers, Britt Daniel, Weird Al, & More

George Harrison is getting his own festival dedicated to his music from the same people who put on Dylan Fest, Stones Fest, and Petty Fest.
James Rettig | September 4, 2014 - 7:28 pm
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George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed By Actual Beetles

In 2004, a pine tree was planted near Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles' Griffith Park to honor the late George Harrison. It grew to 10…
Chris DeVille | July 22, 2014 - 10:12 am
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Real Estate – “Behind That Locked Door” (George Harrison Cover)

Real Estate are getting ready to put out their third album, Atlas, but right before that happens they've issued a very fitting cover for us.
Miles Bowe | February 28, 2014 - 10:12 am
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Stream Jim James’s Tribute To

As previously reported, Folk Monster "Yim Yames" recorded an EP of George Harrison covers in 2001 shortly after the Beatle died of lung cancer. The…
Scott Lapatine | August 4, 2009 - 5:21 pm
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Yim Yames (AKA Jim James) To Release George Harrison Tribute EP

The MMJ main brain recorded this six-song set of covers just days after Harrison passed, but it will just now be distributed as Jim's first…
Amrit Singh | June 24, 2009 - 1:58 pm
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The Beatles™: Rock Band™ Gets A Trailer™

Yes the mother lode edition of Rock Band becomes a reality on 9/9/09. Everybody is excited. Apple Corps/Viacom/MTV Games shareholders are super excited. Your boyfriend…
Amrit Singh | June 1, 2009 - 5:59 pm
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Martin Scorsese Announces As-Yet Untitled George Harrison Documentary

Is it too early to call Marty's forthcoming Rolling Stone's documentary an abomination? 'Cause we already did. But we're all about redemption, and today reports…
Stereogum | September 27, 2007 - 6:32 pm
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Sgt. Pepper’s Turns 40

On this day in 1967, the Beatles released the record that would top every "Greatest Albums Ever" list by major mags, in perpetuity (or at…
Stereogum | June 1, 2007 - 2:29 pm
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