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George Harrison's Musical Legacy

Published: 11/29/2011

George Harrison (Wikimedia Commons/David Hume Kennerly)"George Harrison" is one of four names that need no introduction.

The former Beatle died ten years ago today, but his music still plays a part in the soundtrack of our lives. On the anniversary of his death, we don't need many words to describe the impact and beauty of his music – the songs speak for themselves. So let's give a listen to three tracks from three musical eras of Harrison's life.

With The Beatles, Harrison's compositions were generally overshadowed by the huge outpouring of Lennon/McCartney songs. But he contributed some gems…





After the breakup of The Beatles, Harrison spread his songwriting wings, releasing 14 solo albums.



Harrison had a little fun later in his life when he became a member of supergroup The Traveling Wilburys.



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