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George Harrison was liberated when The Beatles finally split up in 1970. It was a moment he’d prepared for. In 1968, disillusioned with the acrimonious recording of The White Album, he travelled to America and recharged his batteries with The Band and Bob Dylan, where he enjoyed a musical respect and equality lacking in his relationships with Lennon & McCartney. He collaborated with Eric Clapton, co-writing Badge for Cream, and accompanied him on a tour with Delaney and Bonnie and Friends, learning how to play slide guitar in the process. He also completed an apprenticeship as a producer, working with Billy Preston, Doris Troy, Leon Russell, Jack Bruce and enjoyed two hit singles with the Rhada Krishna Temple. The final ingredient was Harrison’s recruitment of Phil Spector to produce The Plastic Ono Band’s Instant Karma!
He had a bag full of songs rejected for Beatles records dating back years. Isn’t It A Pity and Art Of Dying date back to 1966 and Revolver. In early 1969, The Beatles chose For You Blue over All Things Must Pass, Hear Me Lord and Let It Down and spent time recording Dig It instead. After becoming a » Continue Reading.