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GEORGE HARRISON – “COSMIC EMPIRE” NEW LYRIC VIDEO

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In celebration of the 50th anniversary of George Harrison’s classic solo album, All Things Must Pass is celebrated with a suite of new releases including a stunning new mix of the classic album by Grammy Award-winning mixer/engineer Paul Hicks, overseen by executive producer Dhani Harrison.

Executive Producer: Dhani Harrison and David Zonshine
Directed by Lucy Dawkins and Tom Readdy at Yes Please Productions
Creative Director and Commissioner: Kelly Mahan

George’s “Cosmic Empire (Day 2 Demo)”, a previously unreleased demo, is premiering alongside a new lyric video for the track. This demo, as well as many more previously unreleased recordings will be available in the 50th anniversary releases of All Things Must Pass.

Video: HERE.

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GEORGE HARRISON: “ALL THING MUST PASS” 50TH ANNIVERSARY RELEASES

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The 50th anniversary reissue includes unreleased songs, unseen images, and more
All Things Must Pass, George Harrison’s landmark 1970 solo album, is getting the deluxe vinyl reissue treatment. On August 6, Capitol/UMe will release a 50th anniversary edition of the album, which will be available in a variety of formats, such as LP, CD, and Blu-ray.

George Harrison’s masterpiece, ‘All Things Must Pass’, is being celebrated with a suite of new 50th anniversary editions, including multiple limited physical and digital configurations featuring sessions outtakes and jams on August 6th, 2021. All versions are available for pre-order now.

Decades in the making and lovingly crafted by the Harrison family, All Things Must Pass has now been completely remixed from the original tapes for this stunning release that fulfills Harrison’s longtime desire. Executive produced by Dhani Harrison and mixed by triple GRAMMY® Award-winning engineer Paul Hicks (The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, John Lennon), the new mix transforms the album by sonically upgrading it – making it sound brighter, fuller and better than ever before. Formats contain various ephemera, including a scrapbook curated by Olivia Harrison, replica gnomes, original album poster and much more.

“Since the 50th anniversary stereo mix release of the title track to my father’s legendary All Things Must Pass album in 2020, my dear pal Paul Hicks and I have continued to dig through mountains of tapes to restore and present the rest of this newly remixed and expanded edition of the album you now see and hear before you,” says Dhani Harrison.

All Things Must Pass 50th Anniversary Edition will be available in the following formats:

*UBER DELUXE BOX SET

The limited Uber Deluxe Edition presents a stunning new mix of the classic album by Grammy Award-winning mixer/engineer Paul Hicks, overseen by executive producer Dhani Harrison, which includes the album on 8LP and 5CD/BR housed in an artisan designed wooden crate, accompanied by two elegantly designed books paying homage to Harrison’s love for gardening and nature.

The edition contains:

• Wooden Crate (approx. 12.4″ x 12.4″ x 17.5″).
• Elaborate and expanded 96 page version of the scrapbook, curated by Olivia Harrison, with unseen imagery and memorabilia from the era: handwritten lyrics, diary entries, studio notes, tape box images, a comprehensive track-by-track and more.
• A second 44-page book chronicling the the making of All Things Must Pass through extensive archival interviews with notes.
• Wooden bookmark made from a felled Oak tree (Quercus Robur) in George’s Friar Park.
• 1/6 scale replica figurines of Harrison and the gnomes featured on the iconic album cover.
• Limited edition illustration by musician and artist Klaus Voorman.
• A copy of Paramahansa Yogananda’s “Light from the Great Ones”.
• Rudraksha beads contained in individual custom-made boxes.
• Replica of the original album poster.
• Set features 70 tracks, including 47 demo recordings, session outtakes and studio jams, of which 42 are previously unreleased.
• Blu-ray disc includes hi-res stereo, 5.2 surround and dolby Atmos mixes of the main album.

Disc 1 (Main Album)

  1. I’d Have You Anytime
  2. My Sweet Lord
  3. Wah-Wah
  4. Isn’t It A Pity (Version One)
  5. What Is Life
  6. If Not For You
  7. Behind That Locked Door
  8. Let It Down
  9. Run Of The Mill

Disc 2 (Main Album)

  1. Beware Of Darkness
  2. Apple Scruffs
  3. Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)
  4. Awaiting On You All
  5. All Things Must Pass
  6. I Dig Love
  7. Art Of Dying
  8. Isn’t It A Pity (Version Two)
  9. Hear Me Lord
  10. Out Of The Blue *
  11. It’s Johnny’s Birthday *
  12. Plug Me In *
  13. I Remember Jeep *
  14. Thanks For The Pepperoni *
  • Newly Remastered/Original Mix

Disc 3 (Day 1 Demos – Tuesday 26 May 1970)

  1. All Things Must Pass (Take 1) †
  2. Behind That Locked Door (Take 2)
  3. I Live For You (Take 1)
  4. Apple Scruffs (Take 1)
  5. What Is Life (Take 3)
  6. Awaiting On You All (Take 1) †
  7. Isn’t It A Pity (Take 2)
  8. I’d Have You Anytime (Take 1)
  9. I Dig Love (Take 1)
  10. Going Down To Golders Green (Take 1)
  11. Dehra Dun (Take 2)
  12. Om Hare Om (Gopala Krishna) (Take 1)
  13. Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll) (Take 2)
  14. My Sweet Lord (Take 1) †
  15. Sour Milk Sea (Take 1)

Disc 4 (Day 2 Demos – Wednesday 27 May 1970)

  1. Run Of The Mill (Take 1) †
  2. Art Of Dying (Take 1)
  3. Everybody/Nobody (Take 1)
  4. Wah-Wah (Take 1)
  5. Window Window (Take 1)
  6. Beautiful Girl (Take 1)
  7. Beware Of Darkness (Take 1)
  8. Let It Down (Take 1)
  9. Tell Me What Has Happened To You (Take 1)
  10. Hear Me Lord (Take 1)
  11. Nowhere To Go (Take 1)
  12. Cosmic Empire (Take 1)
  13. Mother Divine (Take 1)
  14. I Don’t Want To Do It (Take 1)
  15. If Not For You (Take 1)

† Previously Released

Disc 5 (Session Outtakes and Jams)

  1. Isn’t It A Pity (Take 14)
  2. Wah-Wah (Take 1)
  3. I’d Have You Anytime (Take 5)
  4. Art Of Dying (Take 1)
  5. Isn’t It A Pity (Take 27)
  6. If Not For You (Take 2)
  7. Wedding Bells (Are Breaking Up That Old Gang Of Mine) (Take 1)
  8. What Is Life (Take 1)
  9. Beware Of Darkness (Take 8)
  10. Hear Me Lord (Take 5)
  11. Let It Down (Take 1)
  12. Run Of The Mill (Take 36)
  13. Down To the River (Rocking Chair Jam) (Take 1)
  14. Get Back (Take 1)
  15. Almost 12 Bar Honky Tonk (Take 1)
  16. It’s Johnny’s Birthday (Take 1)
  17. Woman Don’t You Cry For Me (Take 5)

Blu-ray Audio Disc (Main Album Only; Surround, Atmos, Hi-Res)

  1. I’d Have You Anytime
  2. My Sweet Lord
  3. Wah-Wah
  4. Isn’t It A Pity (Version One)
  5. What Is Life
  6. If Not For You
  7. Behind That Locked Door
  8. Let It Down
  9. Run Of The Mill
  10. Beware Of Darkness
  11. Apple Scruffs
  12. Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)
  13. Awaiting On You All
  14. All Things Must Pass
  15. I Dig Love
  16. Art Of Dying
  17. Isn’t It A Pity (Version Two)
  18. Hear Me Lord
  19. Out Of The Blue
  20. It’s Johnny’s Birthday
  21. Plug Me In
  22. I Remember Jeep
  23. Thanks For The Pepperoni

LP1 – A
I’d Have You Anytime
My Sweet Lord
Wah-Wah
Isn’t It A Pity (Version One)

LP1 – B
What Is Life
If Not For You
Behind That Locked Door
Let It Down
Run Of The Mill

LP2 – A
Beware Of Darkness
Apple Scruffs
Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)
Awaiting On You All
All Things Must Pass

LP2 – B
I Dig Love
Art Of Dying
Isn’t It A Pity (Version Two)
Hear Me Lord

LP3 – A
Out Of The Blue
It’s Johnny’s Birthday
Plug Me In

LP3 – B
I Remember Jeep
Thanks For The Pepperoni

LP4 – A
All Things Must Pass (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)
Behind That Locked Door (Day 1 Demo / Take 2)
I Live For You (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)
Apple Scruffs (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)

LP4 – B
What Is Life (Day 1 Demo / Take 3)
Awaiting On You All (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)
Isn’t It A Pity (Day 1 Demo / Take 2)
I’d Have You Anytime (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)

LP5 – A
I Dig Love (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)
Going Down To Golders Green (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)
Dehra Dun (Day 1 Demo / Take 2)
Om Hare Om (Gopala Krishna) (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)

LP5 – B
Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll) (Day 1 Demo / Take 2)
My Sweet Lord (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)
Sour Milk Sea (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)

LP6 – A
Run Of The Mill (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Art Of Dying (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Everybody/Nobody (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Wah-Wah (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Window Window (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Beautiful Girl (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Beware Of Darkness (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)

LP6 – B
Let It Down (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Tell Me What Has Happened To You (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Hear Me Lord (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Nowhere To Go (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Cosmic Empire (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Mother Divine (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
I Don’t Want To Do It (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
If Not For You (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)

LP7 – A
Isn’t It A Pity (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 14)
Wah-Wah (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
I’d Have You Anytime (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 5)
Art Of Dying (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)

LP7 – B
Isn’t It A Pity (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 27)
If Not For You (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 2)
Wedding Bells (Are Breaking Up That Old Gang Of Mine) (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
What Is Life (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
Beware Of Darkness (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 8)

LP8 – A
Hear Me Lord (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 5)
Let It Down (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
Run Of The Mill (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 36)
Down To The River (Rocking Chair Jam) (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)

LP8 – B
Get Back (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
Almost 12 Bar Honky Tonk (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
It’s Johnny’s Birthday (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
Woman Don’t You Cry For Me (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 5)

*SUPER DELUXE 8LP BOX SET

The Super Deluxe Edition LP contains:
• 70 tracks across 8 LPs (180g), including 47 demo recordings (42 are previously unreleased), demo recordings, session outtakes and studio jams all housed in a beautiful slipcase.
• 60 page scrapbook curated by Olivia Harrison, with unseen imagery and memorabilia from the era: handwritten lyrics, diary entries, studio notes, tape box images, a comprehensive track-by-track and more.
• Replica of the original album poster.

LP1 – A
I’d Have You Anytime
My Sweet Lord
Wah-Wah
Isn’t It A Pity (Version One)

LP1 – B
What Is Life
If Not For You
Behind That Locked Door
Let It Down
Run Of The Mill

LP2 – A
Beware Of Darkness
Apple Scruffs
Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)
Awaiting On You All
All Things Must Pass

LP2 – B
I Dig Love
Art Of Dying
Isn’t It A Pity (Version Two)
Hear Me Lord

LP3 – A
Out Of The Blue
It’s Johnny’s Birthday
Plug Me In

LP3 – B
I Remember Jeep
Thanks For The Pepperoni

LP4 – A
All Things Must Pass (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)
Behind That Locked Door (Day 1 Demo / Take 2)
I Live For You (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)
Apple Scruffs (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)

LP4 – B
What Is Life (Day 1 Demo / Take 3)
Awaiting On You All (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)
Isn’t It A Pity (Day 1 Demo / Take 2)
I’d Have You Anytime (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)

LP5 – A
I Dig Love (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)
Going Down To Golders Green (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)
Dehra Dun (Day 1 Demo / Take 2)
Om Hare Om (Gopala Krishna) (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)

LP5 – B
Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll) (Day 1 Demo / Take 2)
My Sweet Lord (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)
Sour Milk Sea (Day 1 Demo / Take 1)

LP6 – A
Run Of The Mill (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Art Of Dying (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Everybody/Nobody (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Wah-Wah (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Window Window (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Beautiful Girl (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Beware Of Darkness (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)

LP6 – B
Let It Down (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Tell Me What Has Happened To You (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Hear Me Lord (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Nowhere To Go (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Cosmic Empire (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
Mother Divine (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
I Don’t Want To Do It (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)
If Not For You (Day 2 Demo / Take 1)

LP7 – A
Isn’t It A Pity (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 14)
Wah-Wah (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
I’d Have You Anytime (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 5)
Art Of Dying (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)

LP7 – B
Isn’t It A Pity (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 27)
If Not For You (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 2)
Wedding Bells (Are Breaking Up That Old Gang Of Mine) (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
What Is Life (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
Beware Of Darkness (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 8)

LP8 – A
Hear Me Lord (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 5)
Let It Down (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
Run Of The Mill (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 36)
Down To The River (Rocking Chair Jam) (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)

LP8 – B
Get Back (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
Almost 12 Bar Honky Tonk (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
It’s Johnny’s Birthday (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
Woman Don’t You Cry For Me (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 5)

*SUPER DELUXE 5CD + Blu-ray Box Set

The Super Deluxe Edition CD collects 70 tracks across 5 CDs including 47 (42 previously unreleased) demo recordings, session outtakes and studio jams all housed in a beautiful slipcase. A Blu-ray audio disc presenting the main album in hi-res stereo, 5.1 surround and Dolby Atmos is also featured. The collection contains a beautiful 56-page scrapbook curated by Olivia Harrison, with unseen imagery and memorabilia from the era, handwritten lyrics, diary entries, studio notes, tape box images, a comprehensive track-by-track and more. It also includes a replica of the original album poster. Released 6th August.

Disc 1 (Main Album)

  1. I’d Have You Anytime
  2. My Sweet Lord
  3. Wah-Wah
  4. Isn’t It A Pity (Version One)
  5. What Is Life
  6. If Not For You
  7. Behind That Locked Door
  8. Let It Down
  9. Run Of The Mill

Disc 2 (Main Album)

  1. Beware Of Darkness
  2. Apple Scruffs
  3. Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)
  4. Awaiting On You All
  5. All Things Must Pass
  6. I Dig Love
  7. Art Of Dying
  8. Isn’t It A Pity (Version Two)
  9. Hear Me Lord
  10. Out Of The Blue *
  11. It’s Johnny’s Birthday *
  12. Plug Me In *
  13. I Remember Jeep *
  14. Thanks For The Pepperoni *
  • Newly Remastered/Original Mix

Disc 3 (Day 1 Demos – Tuesday 26 May 1970)

  1. All Things Must Pass (Take 1) †
  2. Behind That Locked Door (Take 2)
  3. I Live For You (Take 1)
  4. Apple Scruffs (Take 1)
  5. What Is Life (Take 3)
  6. Awaiting On You All (Take 1) †
  7. Isn’t It A Pity (Take 2)
  8. I’d Have You Anytime (Take 1)
  9. I Dig Love (Take 1)
  10. Going Down To Golders Green (Take 1)
  11. Dehra Dun (Take 2)
  12. Om Hare Om (Gopala Krishna) (Take 1)
  13. Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll) (Take 2)
  14. My Sweet Lord (Take 1) †
  15. Sour Milk Sea (Take 1)

Disc 4 (Day 2 Demos – Wednesday 27 May 1970)

  1. Run Of The Mill (Take 1) †
  2. Art Of Dying (Take 1)
  3. Everybody/Nobody (Take 1)
  4. Wah-Wah (Take 1)
  5. Window Window (Take 1)
  6. Beautiful Girl (Take 1)
  7. Beware Of Darkness (Take 1)
  8. Let It Down (Take 1)
  9. Tell Me What Has Happened To You (Take 1)
  10. Hear Me Lord (Take 1)
  11. Nowhere To Go (Take 1)
  12. Cosmic Empire (Take 1)
  13. Mother Divine (Take 1)
  14. I Don’t Want To Do It (Take 1)
  15. If Not For You (Take 1)

† Previously Released

Disc 5 (Session Outtakes and Jams)

  1. Isn’t It A Pity (Take 14)
  2. Wah-Wah (Take 1)
  3. I’d Have You Anytime (Take 5)
  4. Art Of Dying (Take 1)
  5. Isn’t It A Pity (Take 27)
  6. If Not For You (Take 2)
  7. Wedding Bells (Are Breaking Up That Old Gang Of Mine) (Take 1)
  8. What Is Life (Take 1)
  9. Beware Of Darkness (Take 8)
  10. Hear Me Lord (Take 5)
  11. Let It Down (Take 1)
  12. Run Of The Mill (Take 36)
  13. Down To the River (Rocking Chair Jam) (Take 1)
  14. Get Back (Take 1)
  15. Almost 12 Bar Honky Tonk (Take 1)
  16. It’s Johnny’s Birthday (Take 1)
  17. Woman Don’t You Cry For Me (Take 5)

Blu-ray Audio Disc (Main Album Only; Surround, Atmos, Hi-Res)

  1. I’d Have You Anytime
  2. My Sweet Lord
  3. Wah-Wah
  4. Isn’t It A Pity (Version One)
  5. What Is Life
  6. If Not For You
  7. Behind That Locked Door
  8. Let It Down
  9. Run Of The Mill
  10. Beware Of Darkness
  11. Apple Scruffs
  12. Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)
  13. Awaiting On You All
  14. All Things Must Pass
  15. I Dig Love
  16. Art Of Dying
  17. Isn’t It A Pity (Version Two)
  18. Hear Me Lord
  19. Out Of The Blue
  20. It’s Johnny’s Birthday
  21. Plug Me In
  22. I Remember Jeep
  23. Thanks For The Pepperoni

*DELUXE 5LP

The 5LP (180g) Deluxe Edition contains an all-new remix by Paul Hicks. Spread across 5 LPs, the first 3 LPs feature the main album followed by 2 LPs containing 17 tracks of demo recordings, session outtakes and studio jams. Includes 8-page insert with photos and notes from Dhani Harrison and Paul Hicks on remixing the album.

LP1 – A
I’d Have You Anytime
My Sweet Lord
Wah-Wah
Isn’t It A Pity (Version One)

LP1 – B
What Is Life
If Not For You
Behind That Locked Door
Let It Down
Run Of The Mill

LP2 – A
Beware Of Darkness
Apple Scruffs
Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)
Awaiting On You All
All Things Must Pass

LP2 – B
I Dig Love
Art Of Dying
Isn’t It A Pity (Version Two)
Hear Me Lord

LP3 – A
Out Of The Blue
It’s Johnny’s Birthday
Plug Me In

LP3 – B
I Remember Jeep
Thanks For The Pepperoni

LP4 – A
Isn’t It A Pity (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 14)
Wah-Wah (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
I’d Have You Anytime (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 5)
Art Of Dying (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)

LP4 – B
Isn’t It A Pity (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 27)
If Not For You (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 2)
Wedding Bells (Are Breaking Up That Old Gang Of Mine) (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
What Is Life (Session Outtakes And Jams /Take 1)
Beware Of Darkness (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 8)

LP5 – A
Hear Me Lord (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 5)
Let It Down (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
Run Of The Mill (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 36)
Down To The River (Rocking Chair Jam) (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)

LP5 – B
Get Back (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
Almost 12 Bar Honky Tonk (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
It’s Johnny’s Birthday (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 1)
Woman Don’t You Cry For Me (Session Outtakes And Jams / Take 5)

*DELUXE 3CD

The 3CD Deluxe Edition contains an all-new remix by Paul Hicks and features the main album on Discs 1 & 2 followed by Disc 3 featuring 17 tracks of demo recordings, session outtakes and studio jams. Housed in a square box with scaled down version of the original poster, it includes a 20-page booklet with photos, introduction, and notes from Dhani Harrison and Paul Hicks on remixing the album.

Disc 1 (Main Album)

  1. I’d Have You Anytime
  2. My Sweet Lord
  3. Wah-Wah
  4. Isn’t It A Pity (Version One)
  5. What Is Life
  6. If Not For You
  7. Behind That Locked Door
  8. Let It Down
  9. Run Of The Mill

Disc 2 (Main Album)

  1. Beware Of Darkness
  2. Apple Scruffs
  3. Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)
  4. Awaiting On You All
  5. All Things Must Pass
  6. I Dig Love
  7. Art Of Dying
  8. Isn’t It A Pity (Version Two)
  9. Hear Me Lord
  10. Out Of The Blue *
  11. It’s Johnny’s Birthday *
  12. Plug Me In *
  13. I Remember Jeep *
  14. Thanks For The Pepperoni *
  • Newly Remastered/Original Mix

Disc 3 (Session Outtakes and Jams)

  1. Isn’t It A Pity (Take 14)
  2. Wah-Wah (Take 1)
  3. I’d Have You Anytime (Take 5)
  4. Art Of Dying (Take 1)
  5. Isn’t It A Pity (Take 27)
  6. If Not For You (Take 2)
  7. Wedding Bells (Are Breaking Up That Old Gang Of Mine) (Take 1)
  8. What Is Life (Take 1)
  9. Beware Of Darkness (Take 8)
  10. Hear Me Lord (Take 5)
  11. Let It Down (Take 1)
  12. Run Of The Mill (Take 36)
  13. Down To the River (Rocking Chair Jam) (Take 1)
  14. Get Back (Take 1)
  15. Almost 12 Bar Honky Tonk (Take 1)
  16. It’s Johnny’s Birthday (Take 1)
  17. Woman Don’t You Cry For Me (Take 5)

*STANDARD 3LP

The 3LP’s (180g) are contained in a slim box, including a poster and an 8-page insert with photos and notes from Dhani Harrison and Paul Hicks on remixing the album.

LP1 – A
I’d Have You Anytime
My Sweet Lord
Wah-Wah
Isn’t It A Pity (Version One)

LP1 – B
What Is Life
If Not For You
Behind That Locked Door
Let It Down
Run Of The Mill

LP2 – A
Beware Of Darkness
Apple Scruffs
Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)
Awaiting On You All
All Things Must Pass

LP2 – B
I Dig Love
Art Of Dying
Isn’t It A Pity (Version Two)
Hear Me Lord

LP3 – A
Out Of The Blue
It’s Johnny’s Birthday
Plug Me In

LP3 – B
I Remember Jeep
Thanks For The Pepperoni

*E-COMMERCE EXCLUSIVE 3LP COLOR VINYL

The 3LP (180g) E-Commerce Exclusive Edition is pressed on green and black splatter color vinyl and contained in a slim box, including a poster and an 8-page insert with photos and notes from Dhani Harrison and Paul Hicks on remixing the album.

LP1 – A
I’d Have You Anytime
My Sweet Lord
Wah-Wah
Isn’t It A Pity (Version One)

LP1 – B
What Is Life
If Not For You
Behind That Locked Door
Let It Down
Run Of The Mill

LP2 – A
Beware Of Darkness
Apple Scruffs
Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)
Awaiting On You All
All Things Must Pass

LP2 – B
I Dig Love
Art Of Dying
Isn’t It A Pity (Version Two)
Hear Me Lord

LP3 – A
Out Of The Blue
It’s Johnny’s Birthday
Plug Me In

LP3 – B
I Remember Jeep
Thanks For The Pepperoni

*STANDARD 2CD

The Standard 2CD features the new remix of the original album housed in a digipak. Also included is an original poster with the back containing notes by Dhani Harrison and Paul Hicks about remixing the album.

Disc 1 (Main Album)

  1. I’d Have You Anytime
  2. My Sweet Lord
  3. Wah-Wah
  4. Isn’t It A Pity (Version One)
  5. What Is Life
  6. If Not For You
  7. Behind That Locked Door
  8. Let It Down
  9. Run Of The Mill

Disc 2 (Main Album)

  1. Beware Of Darkness
  2. Apple Scruffs
  3. Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)
  4. Awaiting On You All
  5. All Things Must Pass
  6. I Dig Love
  7. Art Of Dying
  8. Isn’t It A Pity (Version Two)
  9. Hear Me Lord
  10. Out Of The Blue *
  11. It’s Johnny’s Birthday *
  12. Plug Me In *
  13. I Remember Jeep *
  14. Thanks For The Pepperoni *
  • Newly Remastered/Original Mix

All Things Must Pass has only grown in influence and stature in the half-century since its initial release, including induction in the GRAMMY® Hall of Fame and inclusion on The Times of London’s “The 100 Best Albums of All Time” and Rolling Stone’s 2020 listing of “The Top 500 Albums of All Time.” Pitchfork declared it to have “changed the terms of what an album could be.”

50th Anniversary Credits:
Executive Producer: Dhani Harrison
Product Producer: David Zonshine
2020 Re-Mixed & Produced in Stereo & Atmos by: Paul Hicks
Creative Director: Dhani Harrison
Book Curated By: Olivia Harrison and Rachel Cooper
Art Direction: Darren Evans
Archive Research: Don Fleming, Richard Radford and Ryan Williams

UNCUT : GEORGE HARRISON /ISSUE JULY 2021

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in the latest issue of Uncut, George Harrison’s former friend, flatmate and collaborator remembers a “cocky little boy” of 17.

The new issue of Uncut includes a candid interview with Klaus Voormann about his encounter with a 17-year-old George Harrison, during The Beatles’ formative residencies in Hamburg. The German artist and Plastic Ono Band member tells Graeme Thomson tales involving fish finger diets, late-night phone calls from “Herr Schnitzel”, and the making of George’s very own masterpiece…

The first time I saw George he was only 17 years of age. He was very different to how he was later. He was a cocky little boy! This band he was with was completely unknown. It was the autumn of 1960. In this club in Hamburg, the Kaiserkeller, they played for people to dance. George was singing all those funny songs, which he did later on a little bit, when he sat around and played ukulele. He was into songs like I’m Henry The Eighth, I Am, singing it all cockney. He would sing all those Eddie Cochran numbers too, like Twenty Flight Rock.

It took some time to get to know them. We had gone to concerts and jazz clubs, but this scene was completely new to us. We went many times. They had started looking over to us – “There they are again, those Existentialists!” – and we were looking at the stage all the time, seeing all the details. “Look at George, he’s got big ears, hasn’t he! And he has funny teeth – he has those Dracula teeth!”

They were talking on stage in English and our English was not so hot. Eventually [Astrid and Jürgen] said to me, “Klaus, you speak English. Why don’t you make contact so we can meet them?”

John was standing by the stage, and I went over and took the record cover I had designed with me, which was Walk… Don’t Run – by The Typhoons, not The Ventures. I showed it to John, and he said, “Go to Stuart, he’s the artistic one.” Because John was the rock’n’roller, he didn’t want anything to do with art. So I went over to Stuart [Sutcliffe] and we got on like the world on fire. It was amazing, we talked about everything. It was only natural then that in the breaks between shows we went out with Stuart and the others came along, and we’d watch them eat their cornflakes.

We became friends. All of them were very much into music. Rock and roll was the most important thing. The list of songs they were able to play was the largest of all the bands in Hamburg. They were so busy and eager, listening to the records again and again until they got it down. At this stage, all you could see is that they played those songs really well. They were a great rock and roll band, with three great voices. I didn’t know anything about them writing songs, that came much, much later.

GEORGE HARRISON: “THIRTY THREE & 1/3’

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George Harrison’s seventh solo studio album was recorded at his home in Oxfordshire, Friar Park, in 1976.

In September 1974, George Harrison’s record label, Dark Horse Records released its first two singles. The first was Ravi Shankar’s “I Am Missing You.” Produced and arranged by Harrison, it is a rare Shankar composition in a Western pop style. The other single to come out that same day was Splinter’s “Costafine Town,” which went Top 10 in Australia and South Africa and made the UK top twenty.

Two years later, with his contractual obligations to other labels at an end, and with the winding down of Apple Records, George signed to his own label. In the intervening years, there had been other Dark Horse records releases by Stairsteps, Jiva, Henry McCullough (following his departure from Wings), and a band called Attitudes. First brought together on Harrison’s 1975 album Extra Texture (Read All About It), Attitudes included keyboard player David Foster, who also played on George’s debut for Dark Horse, Thirty Three & 1/3.

George’s seventh solo studio album was recorded at his home, Friar Park between the end of May and mid-September 1976, and was released two months later on November 19.

Shortly after beginning to make this record, George contracted hepatitis, which left him unable to work for much of high-summer. Once he regained his health, thanks to acupuncture and other non-traditional remedies, George quickly finished the album, coming up with its title to both reflect his age and the speed at which long-playing records revolved.

The other musicians on the album are all Americans, including bassist Willie Weeks, drummer Alvin Taylor, keyboard players Richard Tee and David Foster, and jazz percussionist Emil Richards. George also involved two of his long-standing musical friends, Gary Wright and Billy Preston, on keyboards. The other musician on the album was horn player Tom Scott who had been working with George for a while and he is also credited as helping with the album’s production – with George as the main producer.

One of the songs on the record, “See Yourself,” George had started writing in 1967. And that was not the only song with a long gestation; both “Woman Don’t You Cry for Me” and “Beautiful Girl” also had their origins in the late 1960s. The first of these, and the album’s opening track, he had come up with while touring with, Delaney & Bonnie. It features George’s slide guitar playing and it had been Delaney Bramlett who had introduced his more famous band-member to the idea of playing slide. Both “See Yourself” and “Dear One” were inspired by Paramhansa Yogananda, the author of Autobiography of a Yogi a book George had read on his visit to India in September 1966.

Among the new compositions is, “This Song” which was George’s musical comment on his trials and tribulations over the plagiarism accusations of “My Sweet Lord” and its similarities to The Chiffons’ “He’s So Fine.”

“Crackerbox Palace” is George’s account of his meeting with the manager of the comedian, Lord Buckley, earlier in 1976. For many, the standout track on what some have called, “George’s soul album” is the exquisite, “Pure Smokey” a tribute to Smokey Robinson. This delicate and beautiful ballad in recognition of the Motown legend features two of George’s most lovely guitar solos.

The lead single from Thirty Three & 1/3 was “This Song” and another track off the album, the gorgeous, “Learning How To Love You,” was chosen as the B-side. George’s UK single, “It’s What You Value” features the opening track “Woman Don’t You Cry For Me” as its B-side. “It’s What You Value” was written after drummer Jim Keltner asked for a new Mercedes sports car, rather than a cash payment for touring with George in 1974.

The record features one cover, “True Love” a version of Cole Porter’s song, made famous by Bing Crosby in the film, High Society.

Thirty Three & 1/3 outsold both, Dark Horse and Extra Texture in America, peaking at No. 11 on the charts. Inexplicably, given the quality of the songs, it only made No. 35 in the UK, entering the chart on January 8, 1977; but then again, two days after George finished recording his album, the Festival Of Punk took place in London’s 100 Club… the musical times were a-changin.’

“This Song” and “Crackerbox Palace” peaked at No. 26 and No. 19, respectively, on the Hot 100; none of the three singles released in the UK charted.

KLAUS VOORMANN ON GEORGE HARRISON: “THE QUIET ONE? HE WASN´T QUIET AT ALL”

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The new issue of Uncut includes a candid interview with Klaus Voormann about his encounter with a 17-year-old George Harrison, during The Beatles’ formative residencies in Hamburg. The German artist and Plastic Ono Band member tells Graeme Thomson tales involving fish finger diets, late-night phone calls from “Herr Schnitzel”, and the making of George’s very own masterpiece…

“The thing to remember about George Harrison is that he was a Gemini. The twin sign. Yin and yang. On Revolver you have “Love You To” and “Taxman”. Two sides. He could be really living this spiritual life – into meditation and getting up at 5am to see the sun come up – and doing it very extensively. Then suddenly he would go crazy! He could swap from the one extreme to the other, and he could find ways to make himself believe that it was the good thing to do. He would talk himself into it. This is why he was always searching for something – because he knew himself well enough to know that he needed something to hold onto.

The first time I saw George he was only 17 years of age. He was very different to how he was later. He was a cocky little boy! This band he was with was completely unknown. It was the autumn of 1960. In this club in Hamburg, the Kaiserkeller, they played for people to dance. George was singing all those funny songs, which he did later on a little bit, when he sat around and played ukulele. He was into songs like I’m Henry The Eighth, I Am, singing it all cockney. He would sing all those Eddie Cochran numbers too, like Twenty Flight Rock.

It took some time to get to know them. We had gone to concerts and jazz clubs, but this scene was completely new to us. We went many times. They had started looking over to us – “There they are again, those Existentialists!” – and we were looking at the stage all the time, seeing all the details. “Look at George, he’s got big ears, hasn’t he! And he has funny teeth – he has those Dracula teeth!”

They were talking on stage in English and our English was not so hot. Eventually [Astrid and Jürgen] said to me, “Klaus, you speak English. Why don’t you make contact so we can meet them?”

John was standing by the stage, and I went over and took the record cover I had designed with me, which was Walk… Don’t Run – by The Typhoons, not The Ventures. I showed it to John, and he said, “Go to Stuart, he’s the artistic one.” Because John was the rock’n’roller, he didn’t want anything to do with art. So I went over to Stuart [Sutcliffe] and we got on like the world on fire. It was amazing, we talked about everything. It was only natural then that in the breaks between shows we went out with Stuart and the others came along, and we’d watch them eat their cornflakes.

We became friends. All of them were very much into music. Rock and roll was the most important thing. The list of songs they were able to play was the largest of all the bands in Hamburg. They were so busy and eager, listening to the records again and again until they got it down. At this stage, all you could see is that they played those songs really well. They were a great rock and roll band, with three great voices. I didn’t know anything about them writing songs, that came much, much later.”

“LIVE IN JAPAN” : A JOYOUS CELEBRATION OF GEORGE HARRISON´S CAREER

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‘Live In Japan’: A Joyous Celebration of George Harrison’s Career

Released in 1992, this album captures George Harrison’s performance with Eric Clapton and remains a joyous celebration of Harrison’s career.
Outside of his time in The Beatles, George Harrison didn’t tour an enormous amount. But when he did, he made it count. At the end of 1969, for instance, George embarked on a short tour as a member of Delaney & Bonnie & Friends. For the Delaney & Bonnie tour, Harrison played with his friends Eric Clapton and Dave Mason, as well as Bobby Whitlock, Carl Radle and Jim Gordon, who would, with Eric, become Derek & The Dominos in the summer of 1970, while also helping George with his solo album All Things Must Pass.

The following year George played his Concert For Bangladesh, and in 1974 George toured North America on what was billed The Dark Horse Tour, which heralded the launch of his record label and album of the same name.
It would be another 17 years until George staged another tour. When he did, it was with a series of dates in Japan, during December 1991, with Eric Clapton and his band. This tour produced the album Live In Japan. Released on July 13, 1992, it’s truly an uplifting and joyous celebration of George’s career as a Beatle and his two decades as a solo artist. The concerts began with George’s third song from Revolver, “I Want To Tell You,” and the performance captured for the live album epitomizes what makes the record so good. The vocal harmonies, while echoing The Beatles, have a freshness about them and the musical interplay between George and Eric is as close as their friendship was.

The rest of the band is super-tight as well, with the rhythm section of Nathan East on bass and former Average White Band drummer, Steve Ferrone, superbly underpinning everything. For their part, keyboardists Greg Phillinganes and Chuck Leavell do much to create the multi-layered soundscapes that are so essential to George’s “signature sound” – to particularly beautiful effect on “Isn’t It A Pity.”
Tackling The Beatles’ classics – even when they were his own songs – was no small task, and by the time the opening chords of “Something” come around there is magic in the air. George’s vocal is heartfelt and the band’s take on what is, for some, the pinnacle of George’s songwriting, is exemplary.

Other highlights include a delicate version of “Here Comes The Sun” from Abbey Road, which is followed on by “My Sweet Lord”: a faithful recreation of George’s “gospel incantation with a Vedic chant.” Backing singers Tessa Niles and Katie Kissoon are to the fore here, and the song builds to its climax with George’s signature slide guitar, all of which brings an ecstatic reaction from the Japanese audience.

“While My Guitar Gently Weeps” is ranked among Rolling Stone magazine’s best 150 songs of all time, and the version on Live In Japan only serves to enhance the reputation of George’s opus. Originally written and recorded for The Beatles’ White Album, this version, like the original, includes one of Eric Clapton’s greatest ever solos. Then, like so many bands before and since, George and Eric close the show with their take on a Chuck Berry classic, “Roll Over Beethoven.” It, like the rest of the album, features former Amen Corner frontman Andy Fairweather Low on third guitar.

Upon the album’s release, Billboard described it as “a skin-tinglin’ romp, delicious and indispensable,” while another reviewer contended that this was “a remarkable live set, featuring Harrison… playing a repertoire that blends the best of his Beatles writing with his solo material.”

Upon the album’s release, Billboard described it as “a skin-tinglin’ romp, delicious and indispensable,” while another reviewer contended that this was “a remarkable live set, featuring Harrison… playing a repertoire that blends the best of his Beatles writing with his solo material.”

Live In Japan is a wonderfully uplifting document that combines the best of a greatest hits album with the immediacy and freshness of a live performance.
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