A True Legend

George Harrison
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Inside Cover The C.D.
Inside Cover The C.D.
Label  Strawberry
Catalogue No. STR 007
Country of origin
Release date 1999
Total time 68:05
Comments: Another very nice presentation from "Strawberry".
A well presented sleeve, accurate information in the booklet,
and a wonderful selection of tracks.

The C.D.

No Tracklisting Notes Time
1 Raga George and Ravi playing Sitar as part of the film "Raga", originally called "East Meets West", at Big Sur California on Monday June 1Oth 1968. 01:40
2 Dehra Dun Intro George said in "Anthology" he had some unreleased songs and some that he had never recorded! - His memory failed him as we present exclusively these never heard tracks. 00:13
3 Dehra Dun This wonderful chant like song, the title being derived from the city of Dehra Dun in India, was recorded at Trident Studios during the recording of The Radha Krishna Temple Apple single "Hare Krishna Mantra" during March - July 1969. This is the longer basic mix. 03:25
4 Dehra Dun A shorter edited mix - finalised master over 30 years ago? - but not known about until now. 02:37
5 Gopala Krsna Another unreleased song based on the variable Krsna mantras. Recorded during the same Krsna sessions in 1969. George always seems to file some of his nicest tunes away from the rest of the world. How many more like this are still to come ? Hopefully George will give us what we want on his mooted Box set of "Lost Harrison Tapes". 04:40
6 Gopala Krsna A shorter edited mix - (a Kula Shaker single maybe) (Crispin - call George at The Park and ask him nicely - maybe a KS/GH collaboration - a sure No.1 Hit - please). 03:39
7 I Live For You A song that George would return to during "All Things Must Pass" - but still remains unreleased. Presented here is the full studio unreleased version. Recorded during the Doris Troy sessions - maybe at Abbey Road, Apple or Trident during the months September - December 1969. 03:33
8 I Live For You The shorter finished version. At this rate "ATMP" could have been a double - triple ! + french fries - milkshake and an Apple pie. 02:08
9 Going Down To Golders Green Who'd think that you would ever hear GH doing a song like this - a self penned unreleased Elvis sounding version recorded during the Doris Troy sessions. Based on his journeys down to see Badfinger at 7 Park Avenue, Golders Green North London ? Maybe. 02:21
10 Going Down To Golders Green A finalised edited version. Why are these songs finished and not released until now ? George - "Don't Let Us Wait Too Long" for other wonderful items like this ! 01:46
11 Get Back An unusual vocal from George of a Macca song - but there's a reason for it ! A run thru version for Doris Troy during the recording of her Apple LP. Her version appeared as the flip side of her second single "Jacobs Ladder/Get Back" Apple 28, Aug. 28th, 1970. George spills his Orange Juice during this session, but trusty Mal Evans is close to hand with a Mop! (When you're in the studio with a Beatle even the most mundane tasks are no doubt thrilling). 02:46
12 Pete Drake's Talking Steel Guitar A meandering run thru of a couple of tunes including "Danny Boy" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water" using the newly invented vocoder that belonged to Peter Frampton. Again from the Doris Troy sessions. 05:00
13 Your True Love A run thru with Bob Dylan from his "New Morning" LP sessions that took place at Columbia Studio B, New York on May 1st 1970. 01:26
14 David Frost Show with Ravi Shankar They appeared on the David Frost US TV Show on December 3rd, 1971. Here George is heard to play the sitar again after a 3 year break. 02:59
15 Awaiting On You All These 3 tracks are from George's radio interview with English D.J. Alan Freeman that were included in his program "Rock Around The World". They were recorded on Oct. 18th 1974 at Apple, 54 St. James Street and transmitted in the USA in Sept.1975. 00:42
16 Far East Man 00:42
17 I Don't Care Anymore 01:20
18 Here Comes The Sun 3 tracks taken from the rehearsal for Saturday Night Live on Friday, November 14th, 1976. 01:51
19 Rock Island Line - Bye Bye Love Medley 04:54
20 Go Your Own Way George's rough interpretation of Fleetwood Mac's song, recorded on Monday November 15th 1976 in his Californian home for a Warner Brothers Sales Conference, on Wednesday November 17th 1976. 01:03
21 Cloud Nine Guitar Talk The story of that Black Gretsch. 01:21
22 Taxman A rehearsal from the Shepperton Studios Sound Stage on April 4th 1992 ahead of the Royal Albert Hall concert 2 days later. 02:11
23 Billboard Century Awards 1992 George was the first to be honoured with this award, presented to him by his Travelling Wilbury brother, Tom Petty, on Dec. 9th 1992. He may claim to feel 100 years old, but he's certainly not and is in fine shape as ever. Just listen to that standing ovation. George: next time take your guitar with you ! 10:32
24 All Things Must Pass On the 24th of May 1997 George and Ravi spent three hours in the VHl studios recording their Ying Yang TV show to promote Ravi's "Chants of India" release. George performed three of his own songs and then demanded that VH1 not include them in the final televised version. VH1 didn't agree and aired this version of "All Things Must Pass" instead of George's version of the promised Spice Girls medley! 02:14
25 Prabhujee 01:43
26 Chart Show Number 2 Introduction Promo intro by George for "Got My Mind Set On You." in 1987 00:12

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