Early Takes, Vol. 1
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||My Sweet Lord (Demo)||George Harrison||3:33||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Run of the Mill (Demo)||George Harrison||1:56||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||I'd Have You Any Time (Early Take)||George Harrison||3:05||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Mama You've Been On My Mind (Demo)||George Harrison||3:05||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Let It Be Me (Demo)||George Harrison||2:56||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Woman Don't You Cry for Me (Early Take)||George Harrison||2:44||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Awaiting On You All (Early Take)||George Harrison||2:40||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Behind That Locked Door (Demo)||George Harrison||3:29||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||All Things Must Pass (Demo)||George Harrison||4:39||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||The Light That Has Lighted the World (Demo)||George Harrison||2:22||$1.29||View in iTunes|
George Harrison's solo career features an abundance of songs that showcase his dedication to the art of songwriting. His ability to balance lofty spiritual concerns within the framework of a pop song was one of his greatest strengths and it's one well-documented on this collection of previously unreleased recordings. Demo versions of "All Things Must Pass" and "My Sweet Lord" unveil songs of sweet melancholy and rapturous melody—even at their most raw core. Covers of songs by influences such as Bob Dylan and The Everly Brothers are perfect vehicles for him—mixing up soulful yearning and tuneful invention.
Under appreciated Beatle
These songs reflect an artist coming out of the shadow of giants to become one in his own right. Harrison was always under-appreciated both for his songwriting and musicianship during the Beatles' heyday and this film and collection goes some way to right that injustice. Love hearing these songs unburnished. In the context of being written within and without the Beatles, they are sweetly true to his personal sensibility. Yet they also reveal his artistic kinship with the rest of the Beatle canon.
For any Beatles fan or Harrison fan, this is a great collection. Simple, reflective and beautiful. It's such a loss that he isn't with us anymore. Great album.
Like Fine Wine
A very special album from my favorite Beatle - insightful song writing heard without the studio fluff...Great!