A Conversation for George Harrison - a Tribute

Miss You, George

Post 1

childoftheseventies

I know I'm coming into this conversation rather late (by about 5 or 6 years), but I'd just like to say that George was my favourite Beatle, and I think his contribution to the band's music was vastly underrated. Even George Martin has admitted that he didn't give George as much encouragement as he should've done.. I have The Concert for George (the one organised by Eric Clapton and held at the Royal Albert Hall) on DVD, and it never fails to move me to tears whenever I see it.
A fitting tribute to a great man, as is this article.. A touching moment for me was hearing Paul McCartney's reminicences of his old friend's love of the ukelele, and then hearing him play 'Something' (my favourite George Harrison song from the Beatle days) on the instrument, before the song went into a more conventional version on guitars and piano.. Also, Joe Brown's rendition of 'I'll See You In My Dreams' always gets to me (not a George song as far as I know, but very appropriate) with the petals falling from the ceiling.. Very moving..
I miss you a lot, George, and even though I was sadly never fortunate enough to meet you, you touched my heart..smiley - peacesignsmiley - brokenheartsmiley - musicalnote


Miss You, George

Post 2

smart_one555

Aww my sentiments exactly. In the Concert for George, it's always Ringo Starr's "Photograph" that gets me. Sigh...


Miss You, George

Post 3

childoftheseventies

Yes, that's another poignant moment...


Miss You, George

Post 4

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

Perhaps you'll enjoy this: A22347146

smiley - smiley


Miss You, George

Post 5

Bluebottle

Thanks for the link, Galaxy Babe. smiley - wow

<BB<


Miss You, George

Post 6

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

You're welcome BB, Ringo was a glaring omission from the Guide smiley - smiley

smiley - mistletoe
smiley - kiss<BB<


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Post 7

Bluebottle

I can't argue with you there. You've done a good job.smiley - hug
I'll have to bear this Ringo article in mind - I hope to soon be putting the finishing touches to articles I started about 5 years ago.

<BB<


Miss You, George

Post 8

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

smiley - wow

well, you *do* have some catching up to dosmiley - tongueout

Solo

smiley - winkeye


Miss You, George

Post 9

Bluebottle

Yep - so you may well see me pop up in old conversations - I've gone through the backlog to May 2007 (as this conversation shows) so still got a few years to go.

Is the "Solo" the number of Solo articles in the edited guide? I've been overtaken - I used to be top of the pile...

<BB<


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Post 10

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

Yes, yes and yes, I recall smiley - blush (sorry)smiley - tongueout


Miss You, George

Post 11

Bluebottle

Oh well - if I had to be overtaken, I'm glad it was by you. Someone I know, not a complete newbie.smiley - winkeye

And I've still written the most articles about the Isle of Wight.smiley - nahnah

Now I've just got to overtake Jimi X and get back in the top 5 at the very least...

<BB<


Miss You, George

Post 12

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

smiley - ok

If you need any help, let me know smiley - tongueout

smiley - winkeye


Miss You, George

Post 13

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

<< I hope to soon be putting the finishing touches to articles I started about 5 years ago.>>

BB I've been a sub-ed for some years, and I reckon I know most of what's already in the EG. Do you have a list of articles you want to write? If so, let me look, I'll let you know if they've already been done, and there may be scope to update, if you want (I'd have to teach you the new way of doing that)smiley - ok


Miss You, George

Post 14

Bluebottle

First up is completing my "American Beatles Albums" project I started at A3418184 - but it is undergoing a complete re-write at home at the moment, and a quick search has shown that no-one else has written about them. Then next up more Isle of Wight articles; Osborne House, Isle of Wight Forts and then one about Victorian clockwork guided missiles (which should tie in quite nicely with steampunk being popular at the moment)smiley - smiley

I hope you're not planning on sneakily writing articles about them and getting there first.

<BB<


Miss You, George

Post 15

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

Your Osborne House will tie in nicely with my Queen Victoria projectsmiley - okA13915181


and Steampunk has been done: A38083601 but that's an overview smiley - smiley

Moi?smiley - cross as if I would! I'm too busy filling the Guide with astronomy articles C55844 and Cleethorpes C56032smiley - winkeye

BTW, can you guess what my 100th EGE was?


Miss You, George

Post 16

Bluebottle

Ringo?smiley - huh

<BB<


Miss You, George

Post 17

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

No, even though I *have* linked to it from this articlesmiley - ok

A21178884

smiley - cool


Miss You, George

Post 18

Bluebottle

Can I just give upsmiley - nahnah

<BB<


Miss You, George

Post 19

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

Give up what? Guessing? I just gave you the link smiley - tongueout


Miss You, George

Post 20

Bluebottle

smiley - headhurtsOh! I thought when you said "no, I have linked to it from this article", you were still playing the guessing game, and it was one of the articles linked from the Roy Orbison article. I liked that article - even though I don't own much Roy Orbison apart from Travelling Wilburys and "Pretty Paper" on a Christmas CD.smiley - musicalnote

I can't remember which was my 100th one - probably part of the Yorkshire Castles University Project.

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