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Still missing George

This weekend would have marked the 68th birthday of George Harrison.

There are so many reasons to be a fan of George..he wrote a lot of great songs, he had a great sense of humor, and was perhaps the best actor of the bunch.

Oh yeah..and he played the hell out of the guitar. I remember when George died in 2001, watching a lot of the news coverage..and realizing how many of today's guitar players picked up the instrument because they wanted to be like that guy they saw on the Ed Sullivan show. It would probably be easier to list the guitar players who weren't influenced by George than to list the ones that were.

George's final album came out more than a year after he died. He made every effort to finish it before he became too sick..but gave a lot of direction to his buddy Jeff Lynne and his son Dhani who completed it.  The album was called Brainwashed (ironic because what killed him was lung cancer that went to his brain).

It contained this song "Any Road," which I really like. And this video contains some happy images of the "quiet" Beatle, which I hope you like.




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