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In honor of George Harrison's b-day, CONCERT FOR GEORGE to stream for free Friday

Published February 23, 2011 11:42 am

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In honor of George Harrison's birthday (February 25), the memorable tribute concert in his honor, CONCERT FOR GEORGE, will be streamed for free on GeorgeHarrison.com for 24 hours to allow worldwide viewing across all time zones, beginning at 8 a.m.London time (GMT) and 3 p.m. Mountain Time. (Make sure I did the conversion right.)

Originally released in HD, CONCERT FOR GEORGE will be released for the first time ever on Blu-ray and via digital download on March 22.

CONCERT FOR GEORGE has been certified 8 times platinum by the RIAA since its initial release as a 2-DVD set in November 2003 and earned a 2004 Grammy Award for Best Long Form Music Video.

On November 29, 2002, one year after the passing of George Harrison, Olivia Harrison and longtime friend Eric Clapton organized a performance tribute in his honor. Held at London's Royal Albert Hall, the momentous evening featured George's songs, and music he loved, performed by a lineup that included Clapton, Jools Holland, Jeff Lynne, Paul McCartney, Monty Python, Tom Petty, Billy Preston, Ravi and Anoushka Shankar, Ringo Starr, Dhani Harrison and many more.

CONCERT FOR GEORGE

Track Listing

Your Eyes - Anoushka Shankar

The Inner Light - Jeff Lynne & Anoushka Shankar

Arpan - Conducted by Anoushka Shankar

Sit On My Face – Monty Python

The Lumberjack Song – Monty Python with Tom Hanks

I Want To Tell You - Jeff Lynne

If I Needed Someone - Eric Clapton

Old Brown Shoe - Gary Brooker

Give Me Love - Jeff Lynne

Beware Of Darkness - Eric Clapton

Here Comes The Sun - Joe Brown

That's The Way It Goes - Joe Brown

Horse To The Water – Sam Brown

Taxman - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

I Need You - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Handle With Care - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers with Jeff Lynne & Dhani Harrison

Isn't It A Pity - Billy Preston

Photograph - Ringo Starr

Honey Don't - Ringo Starr

For You Blue - Paul McCartney

Something - Paul McCartney & Eric Clapton

All Things Must Pass - Paul McCartney

While My Guitar Gently Weeps - Paul McCartney & Eric Clapton

My Sweet Lord - Billy Preston

Wah Wah - Eric Clapton & Band

I'll See You In My Dreams - Joe Brown

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