George Harrison

A plaque marks the place where a tree was planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison in Griffith Park on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The tree planted to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed by beetles. The pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before succumbing to a bark beetle infestation and removed last month. (AP Photo)

George Harrison memorial tree killed by — get this — beetles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed — by beetles. Councilman Tom LaBonge says the pine grew to more than 12 feet tall […]

07/22/2014

This undated photo provided by Julien's Auctions shows the1962 Rickenbacker 425 guitar that George Harrison played as The Beatles recorded "I Want to Hold Your Hand" at Abbey Road Studios. It could bring up to $600,000 on May 17, 2014 during a rock memorabilia sale by Julien’s Auctions at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York. (AP Photo/Julien's Auctions)

Beatles Rickenbacker guitar coming to auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A guitar owned by George Harrison is heading to auction along with other Beatles and rock memorabilia. The Julien’s Auctions sale is May 17 at the Hard Rock Cafe in Manhattan. […]

05/09/2014

This photo taken on Sept. 21, 2013, shows residents in Benton, Ill., reading a historical marker honoring late Beatles guitarist George Harrison's visit 50 years earlier to Benton, Ill., where he spent two weeks visiting his sister Louise Harrison.  (AP Photo/Benton Evening News, Mona Sandefur)

My brother the Beatle: Sister recalls his Illinois visit pre-fame

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Not long after settling in southern Illinois in 1963, an ocean from her native England, Louise Harrison Caldwell trudged from one radio station to the next lobbying for air time for […]

02/07/2014

Indian musician sitar maestro Ravi Shankar. (AP Photo)

Indian sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar dies

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar has died. He was 92. Shankar helped millions of classical, jazz and rock lovers in the West discover the centuries-old traditions of Indian music over an eight-decade career. He was a hippie musical icon of the 1960s.

12/11/2012

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