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Yesterday, February 25, 2023, the well-known deceased musician George Harrison, would have reached 80 years of age.
Harrison, who was born in Liverpool on February 25, 1943that a multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, singer-songwriter, music producerfilm producer, actor, philanthropist, activist, pacifist, environmentalist, guitarist and British singer of the rock band The Beatles.
Although he was not the most recognized of the iconic band, Harrison also influenced his own great compositions on his records. Just to mention a few: “Don’t Bother Me”, “You Like Me Too Much”, “Think For Yourself”, “If I Needed Someone”, “Love You To”, “I Want to Tell You”, “Blue Jay Way”, “Piggies”, “Long Long Long”, “Savoy Truffle”, “Only a Northern Song”, “For You Blue”, “I Need You”, “Taxman”, “I Me Mine”, “Within You Without You”, “Old Brown Shoe”, “It’s All Too Much”, “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”, “Something” and “Here Comes the Sun”.
He was known as the “Silent Beatle” this due to his low profile and even shyness.
Harrison passed away in 2001, but his legacy will be remembered for the rest of eternity.
The legendary cat stevens dedicated a version of the classic “Here comes the sun” to him, Olivia Harrison celebrated with joy.
“George Harrison has been a huge spiritual influence on me from the very beginning. He pioneered some thoughts and ideas that reached as far as the Orient and that were very important,” he wrote. yusulfwhich is the new name of Cat Stevens, after turning to Islam.
While George’s widow posted a video in which she stated: “This is wonderful news for George’s birthday.”
And just this week, it was learned that cat stevens the label hired him Dark Horse Recordswhich is the company Harrison founded in the 1970s.
“George Harrison was beginning to explore Eastern mysticism around the time I was hospitalized for tuberculosis, in 1968,” he explained. yusuf. “I had a lot of free time in bed and ended up reading a Buddhist book called the secret path. It was the beginning of my search for light.”
“While most of my generation was dedicated only to music, it happened to me a bit like George and music became the key to something much higher. After the fury of the ’60s, his conscience awoke and George transcended to levels that not many people get to experience.. You can hear it in his lyrics, see it in his way of living and facing the material world, looking for a way out.
In November 2001, Harrison passed away at the age of 58 after suffering from lung cancer, and his ashes were scattered in a private ceremony in the Ganges and Yamuna rivers.