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Concert for George (2003)

PG-13  |  Video  |   |  Documentary, Music  |  3 March 2004 (USA)
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George Harrison's friends, family, and bandmates unite for a tribute concert on the one-year anniversary of his death.

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George Harrison's friends, family, and bandmates unite for a tribute concert on the one-year anniversary of his death.

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An Incredible Experience
30 March 2004 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

I had the opportunity to see a little bit of my friend's copy of Concert for George a while back and I liked what I saw so I went out and bought it. I was not disappointed.

All of the songs are solid and most of them are great. The concert is divided into three sections. The first section is Indian music, the second section is Monty Python, and the third section is George Harrison's music. All three sections are worth watching but it is the third section that excels with musicians such as Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty, Ringo Starr, Jeff Lynne, Billy Preston, and various others.

Some of my favorites are "Here Comes the Sun", "Photograph", "All Things Must Pass", "Wah Wah", and "Handle With Care". However, my absolute favorite is a toss-up between "Something" (performed brilliantly by Clapton and McCartney) and "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" (a song in which Clapton displays his musical ability and his vocal vulnerability).

A great, great concert.

9 out of 10


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