Concert For George

George Harrison Commemoration
Concert For George - CD Cover Concert For George - CD Back
Concert For George - Front Cover Concert For George - Back Cover
Label W.S.M. - Warner Strategic Marketing
(the Parlophone trademark does appear on page 26 of the booklet)
Catalogue No.  8122 74546 2
Matrix No's C.D. 1 - 812274546-2/1 10/03 V01
C.D. 2 - 812274546-2/2 10/03 V01
Release Date 17th November 2003
Total Time C.D. 1 - 37:46
C.D. 2 - 79:17
Comments: A two C.D. set celebrating the life and music of George Harrison.

Recorded live at the Royal Albert Hall on 29th November 2002 with musical director being Eric Clapton
Produced by Jeff Lynne.

Supporting Musicians:
    Bass :
        Klaus Voorman, Dave Bronze, Dave 'Rico' Nilo, Ron Blair
    Guitars :
        Eric Clapton, Dhani Harrison, Albert Lee, Andy Fairweather-Low, Marc Mann, Neil Gauntlett, Scott Thurston, Mike Campbell
    Drums :
        Ringo Starr, Jim Capaldi, Jim Keltner, Henry Spinetti, Phil Capaldi, Steve Ferrone
    Keyboards :
        Gary Brooker, Jools Holland, Chris Stainton, Benmont Tench
    Percussion :
        Ray Cooper
    Saxophones :
        Jim Horn, Tom Scott
    Backing vocals :
        Katie Kissoon, Tessa Niles
        Srings arranged by Michael Kamen.
        Boys and girls Choir courtesy of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
        English Chamber Choir
        London Metropolitan Orchestra

The double C.D. comes in a cardboard sleeve with an attractive 28 page colour booklet. The booklet has a foreword by Paul Theroux and dedications by Ringo, Eric, Paul, Ravi, Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, and Olivia. The C.D. design was by Drew Lorimer.

The "Concert For George" is also available on Double D.V.D. (catalogue no. 0349 70241 2). The DVD contains backstage, rehearsal and interview footage.

C.D. One

No Tracklisting Artist Time
1 Sarve Shaam Traditional prayer
Includes a dedication by Ravi Shankar.
2 Your Eyes (Sitar Solo) Anoushka Shankar 8:22
3 The Inner Light Jeff Lynne - Lead vocal
Anoushka Shankar - Sitar
4 Arpan Conducted by Anoushka Shankar, performed by a whole bunch of Indian musicians, plus Eric Clapton on Guitar 23:02

C.D. Two

No Tracklisting Featured Artist Time
1 I Want To Tell You Jeff Lynne 2:52
2 If I Needed Someone Eric Clapton 2:28
3 Old Brown Shoe Gary Brooker 3:47
4 Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth) Jeff Lynne 3:29
5 Beware Of Darkness Eric Clapton 4:00
6 Here Comes The Sun Joe Brown 3:09
7 That's The Way It Goes Joe Brown 3:39
8 Taxman Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 3:10
9 I Need You Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 2:59
10 Handle With Care Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, with Jeff Lynne and Dhani Harrison 3:26
11 Isn't It A Pity Billy Preston 6:58
12 Photograph Ringo Starr 3:56
13 Honey Don't Ringo Starr 3:03
14 For You Blue Paul McCartney 3:04
15 Something Paul McCartney and Eric Clapton 4:25
16 All Things Must Pass Paul McCartney 3:33
17 While My Guitar Gently Weeps Eric Clapton and Paul McCartney 5:56
18 My Sweet Lord Billy Preston 5:01
19 Wah-Wah Eric Clapton, plus a supergroup of guest musicians.
Includes a "thank you" message from Dhani at the end.
20 I'll See You In My Dreams Joe Brown 4:01

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