Tami Danielson

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Forever known as “the quiet Beatle”, George Harrison was more an observer, a thinker, an innovator, and a man who was truly unafraid to try new things. George was also the youngest Beatle but was very much an old soul.



Harrison’s love of music started in the womb, with his mother playing music from Radio India. Biographer Joshua Green said, “Every Sunday she tuned in to mystical sounds evoked by sitars and tablas, hoping that the exotic music would bring peace and calm to the baby in the womb.” This form of music would figure heavily in his music later in life.



Harrison first became part of The Quarrymen with Paul McCartney and John Lennon, which would later become The Beatles. In March 1958, he auditioned for them, but Lennon felt that Harrison, having just turned 15, was too young to join the band. Not to be denied, McCartney arranged a second meeting, during which Harrison impressed Lennon by performing the lead guitar part for the instrumental “Raunchy.” Lennon then...
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