Today would have marked George Harrison’s 68th birthday. George Harrison was the guitarist for the most well-known band of all time The Beatles, and was known as “the quiet one”.
George Harrison will be remembered today by many at the annual “George Harrison Public Birthday Celebration” at his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Music fans worldwide can also join in Harrison’s birthday celebration. Today, you can watch Concert For George, which is streaming for free for 24 hours at GeorgeHarrison.com. Eric Clapton, a very close, longtime friend of Harrison, served as the musical director for the tribute.
The event will be followed by the release of the film on Blu-ray and digital download for the first time ever on March 22nd.
Here’s the track listing for the concert . You can see it at GeorgeHarrison.com now!
1. Your Eyes – Anoushka Shankar
2. The Inner Light – Jeff Lynne & Anoushka Shankar
3. Arpan – Conducted by Anoushka Shankar
4. Sit On My Face Monty Python
5. The Lumberjack Song Monty Python with Tom Hanks
6. I Want To Tell You – Jeff Lynne
7. If I Needed Someone – Eric Clapton
8. Old Brown Shoe – Gary Brooker
9. Give Me Love – Jeff Lynne
10. Beware Of Darkness – Eric Clapton
11. Here Comes The Sun – Joe Brown
12. That’s The Way It Goes – Joe Brown
13. Horse To The Water Sam Brown
14. Taxman – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
15. I Need You – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
16. Handle With Care – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers with Jeff Lynne & Dhani Harrison
17. Isn’t It A Pity – Billy Preston
18. Photograph – Ringo Starr
19. Honey Don’t – Ringo Starr
20. For You Blue – Paul McCartney
21. Something – Paul McCartney & Eric Clapton
22. All Things Must Pass – Paul McCartney
23. While My Guitar Gently Weeps – Paul McCartney & Eric Clapton
24. My Sweet Lord – Billy Preston
25. Wah Wah – Eric Clapton & Band
26. I’ll See You In My Dreams – Joe Brown
According to Rolling Stone, George Harrison is ranked #21 on the list of greatest guitarists of all time. Are you a Harrison fan? Will you watch Concert For George today?