Tag: George Harrison

Ravi Shankar: In Concert 1972 (HariSongs)

The George Harrison estate recently launched a Digital archival label dedicated to the late Beatle’s Indian music productions and collaborations. The label’s first offering is a reissue of a rare live album first released on Harrison’s former label, Apple.

Song Of The Day: Atlantic Bridge, “Dear Prudence”

Taken from the Esoteric Recordings release, Atlantic Bridge.

Song Of The Day: George Harrison, “Ding Dong, Ding Dong”

Happy New Year! We kick off 2017 with one of our favorite anthems.

Yoko Ono: Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band (Chimera Music)

Yoko Ono’s proper solo debut album, released in 1970 alongside John Lennon’s proper solo debut album, is a stunning work of experimental rock and roll, where pure emotion blends nicely with rock and roll groove and intense, uncompromising emotion.

Eight Days A Week: The Touring Years (Apple/Universal)

This excellent documentary offers a glimpse into the life and times of The Beatles. Though the history is well-known, this film gives a fresh look behind the curtain of the first four years of the Beatles’ professional existence.

Gary Wright & Wonderwheel: Ring Of Changes (Esoteric Recordings)

Gary Wright’s output in the Seventies would be dominated by his hit single, “Dream Weaver.” But a long-lost, unreleased album has finally seen release, four decades after being shelved.

The Beatles: Live At The Hollywood Bowl (Capitol Records)

The long-awaited reissue of the Beatles’ only official live album may have taken nearly four decades, but it was worth the wait; Giles Martin has done wonders in terms of cleaning up the 1977 mix.

Ravi Shankar: In Hollywood, 1971 (Northern Spy)

This lost Ravi Shankar performance captures him in an intimate, early morning living room show in June, 1971. A famous friend was in attendance, and the genesis of the first rock and roll benefit concert was borne here.

Twilight Music: The Beatles, “Flying” (1967)

The underrated Beatles track “Flying,” in its original, unedited form, raises the quality level on this neglected track.

Twilight Music: Shankar Family & Friends “Jaya Jagadish Haré” (1974)

The sound of India, from one of the masters.