YOU

Apr 192015
 

From YOU/WORLD OF STONE (single)
Written by George Harrison

The focus of the weekly page is on “You,” a 1975 hit by the late, talented George Harrison. The legendary former Beatle originally wrote and recorded “You” in 1971 for Ronnie Spector, a member of the successful pop vocal trio The Ronettes and wife of visionary producer Phil Spector, a music legend in his own right. Ronnie Spector’s recording of “You” remained unreleased, so Harrison rescued the song in 1975.

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Nov 062011
 

from THIRTY THREE & 1/3

written by George Harrison

David Foster’s first work with legendary former Beatle George Harrison was in 1975 for the album “Extra Texture—Read All About It.” Foster played on several tracks of that record and wrote the string arrangements.  That same year, Harrison also signed Foster’s all-star band Attitudes to his Dark Horse Records label. The up’n’coming keyboardist was subsequently enlisted to play on Harrison ’s follow-up record, “Thirty-Three & 1/3.”
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Oct 302005
 

From EXTRA TEXTURE: READ ALL ABOUT IT
Written by George Harrison

Released in 1975, “Extra Texture: Read All About It” is one of George Harrison’s most well crafted albums of his solo career. The former Beatle prepared a collection of lovely pop songs that had broad listener appeal. The driving beats of the first song and hit single, “You,” welcome the listener who’s quickly entrapped, song after song, by the pretty melodies and superior arrangements. Continue reading »