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50 George Harrison Quotes From the Quiet Beatle About Life and Music

If you are a Beatles fan, or a fan of music at all really, then you probably know that George Harrison was the lead guitarist for the Beatles. He was also a talented songwriter. These George Harrison quotes offer a glimpse into his thoughts on music and the Beatles.

Even though John Lennon and Paul McCartney wrote most of the band’s songs, Beatles albums from 1965 and onward feature some of his work. One of my favorite songs written by Harrison is “Here Comes the Sun.”

In March 1958, George Harrison auditioned for the Quarrymen (the Beatles’ name at the time) playing Arthur Smith’s “Guitar Boogie Shuffle.” George had only recently turned 15, and Jon Lennon felt he was too young to join their group. However, Paul McCartney engineered a

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