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British musician and lead guitarist of the Beatles

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George Harrison: British musician and lead guitarist of the Beatles
George Harrison was an English musician, singer-songwriter, and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Sometimes called "the quiet Beatle", Harrison embraced Indian culture and helped broaden the scope of popular music through his incorporation of Indian instrumentation and Hindu-aligned spirituality in the Beatles' work. Although the majority of the band's songs were written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, most Beatles albums from 1965 onwards contained at least two Harrison compositions. His songs for the group included "Taxman", "Within You Without You", "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", "Here Comes the Sun" and "Something".


George Harrison to be honoured with Liverpool Woodland Memorial [Video]

George Harrison to be honoured with Liverpool Woodland Memorial

George Harrison is to be remembered with a special memorial garden and woodland in his native Liverpool, England.

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