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George Harrison

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Peter77, Nov 27, 2020.

  1. fender4life

    fender4life Friend of Leo's

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    By the way....Old Brown Shoe....killer. And the solo.....same. Not many people can write like that.
     
  2. Peter77

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    What about Savoy Truffle ?
     
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    That’s been in my repertoaire, fantastic solo and that guitar bit in:

    ”If I grow up I'll be a singer
    Wearing rings on every finger
    Not worrying what they or you say
    I'll live and love and maybe someday
    Who knows, baby, you may comfort me”
     
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  5. Peter77

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    this just so great
     
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    Creme tangerine and montelimar
    A ginger sling with a pineapple heart!!

    And your teeth will melt :lol:
     
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    What kind of guitar is Clapton playing here ?
     
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    As you can see by my avatar picture... I love George Harrison I don't know why but he always was my favorite Beatle, maybe because he had all the cool guitars!

    So much to say about GH ... I have Gretsch, a Tele and a Rickenbacker just to sound (and looks) a little bit like him.

    Just last night I was listening to The Traveling Wilburys, what a fantastic effort! Great songs too!
     
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    In an alternate universe George, Eric, and Ringo kept the ATMP/Bangladesh band together as a working group and ruled the 70's. I always felt both George and Clapton did their best work in a band setting.
     
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    It would have been Nice but I dont think at that time it was possible. Ringo was drinking a lot ( probably why Jim Keltner is there also) and I think Clapton had heroine problems.
     
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    George Harrison was one of the most lyrical electrical guitar players ever: you can remember his solos. You can sing them.
    Nobody better, just different)
     
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    I was into George Harrison way before I was into guitars at all. He was also my favorite Beatle, although I've come to appreciate Lennon more and more over the years - McCartney was great but a little too schmaltzy for me. George was also my first concert in 1974 at age 15. Somehow a bunch of us got tickets and a friend's mother piled all of us into a station wagon and drove us there and came back and got us. Ravi Shankar opened, Billy Preston played a set and also played with George, I believe Robben Ford was in his band at the time, although I had no idea who he was then. Great show - his voice was a little hoarse, but he rose to the occasion. Tons of pot smoke in the air. Introduced me to concerts, which occupied many many happy nights over the next 10-15 years of my life.

    Great slide player too...

    -Ray
     
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    It’s a vid here from that 74 tour.
     
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    Here is your tour
     
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    99% of Beatle maniacs never acknowledge the genius of George’s slide playing. (It’s outside/not an important part of their story).

    But - he’s easily McCartney’s (as a bassist) equal in terms of his importance on his instrument (slide guitar).

    When Ry Cooder calls you one of the best - you are.

    And, I know slide as well as any of you know Beatles , and I agree with Ry ! :lol:

    Gibson ES-350T (early Chuck Berry guitar)
     
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    Having grown up in the midst of Beatlemania, George was always in control, even when things weren't going his way.
    He was truly a Consumate Professional.
     
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    From memory I think it was a Byrdland.

    Edit: I hadn't read Mike Eskimo's answer of ES350T when I made my kneejerk response, based on what I've always remembered. So I've had a browse round the web and there does seem to be room for discussion about it. eg this:

    https://forum.gibson.com/topic/26135-claptons-guitar-a-concert-for-bangladesh/

    Whatever it was, Clapton didn't seem to like it and played a Strat for the second show.

    But the pictures did remind me of the sleeve of the first ever Clapton record I bought.

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    Love George and his playing. Never understood the overly strong rosewood Tele association. It was given to him by Fender (he didn’t seek it out), he played it for a few days and gave it away. The Rocky Strat seems a much more logical association.
     
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    That sounds about right, with the shot voice. But he has that full All Things Must Pass beard and really long hair when I saw him that October. Maybe he cut it sometime later in the tour...

    -Ray
     
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