George Harrison

  • At 23, Beatles' lead guitarist George Harrison clicked an iconic selfie at the Taj Mahal during his 1966 India visit 24-03-2014 02:16 PM

    George Harrison, the lead guitarist for the Beatles, visited India in 1966. He was 23 year old then. He visited the iconic Taj Mahal like any ordinary tourist and decided to click a selfie. Harrison travelled to New Delhi the same year and bought a sitar from Rikhi Ram &...
  • US: Hundreds pay tribute to Pandit Ravi Shankar 21-12-2012 10:50 AM

    Encinitas, California: Ravi Shankar's daughters, Norah Jones and Anoushka Shankar, along with the wife of late Beatle George Harrison said their final goodbyes to the sitar virtuoso on Thursday at a public memorial service in Encinitas, California. The legendary musician and composer, who helped introduce the sitar to the Western...
  • Pandit Ravi Shankar's students will keep his legacy alive: Pandit Barun Kumar Pal 14-12-2012 01:36 PM

    Indian classical musician and Pandit Ravi Shankar's disciple Pandit Barun Kumar Pal joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the impact of Pandit Ravi Shankar on Indian classical music. Q. When did you last speak to him? And if not very personal, could you share some of the things you...
  • Pandit Ravi Shankar was Indian culture's global ambassador: Sitarist Purbayan 12-12-2012 03:36 PM

    Purbayan has performed all over the world and his music has been appreciated by jazz artists Chick Corea, Bela Fleck, and Pat Metheny. He has performed several times with Ustad Zakir Hussain. A disciple of the Maihar Gharana, the school that Pandit Ravi Shankar also came from, he interacted with...
  • Beatles legend Harrison's sister plans tell-all book 01-12-2011 06:40 PM

    London: Beatles legend George Harrison's sister Louise says she is writing a book about the guitarist and his famous bandmates. Louise Harrison is the older sister of the late guitarist - who died of lung cancer ten years ago on November 29 - at the age of 58. She said...
  • Tribute to George Harrison's India connection 21-10-2011 01:58 PM

    Mumbai: He was one of the most important musicians of our times. Not just because George Harrison belonged to the Beatles but also because he was the first musician of global repute to try a fusion of different musical styles, especially Indian. Director Martin Scorsese's documentary on Harrison, 'Living In...
  • George Harrison had an Indian soul: wife 20-10-2011 06:13 PM

    Mumbai: "Ravi was the first person who did not try to impress me but in turn I was impressed by him," Beatles legend George Harrison says about his first meeting with Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar in Martin Scorsese's documentary 'George Harrison: Living In the Material World'. The meeting not only...
  • Beatles barber turns shop into tribute to Fab 4 30-07-2011 11:24 AM

    Buenos Aires: Beatles fan Gerardo Weiss ran a typical Buenos Aires barber shop until he had a dream that the Fab Four dropped in for a haircut. Seven years later, Weiss has made Beatles-inspired cuts his specialty. "The dream got etched on my memory," he said at the modest salon,...
  • Maharishi taught Beatles to give peace a chance 07-02-2008 04:04 AM

    Hong Kong: Relenting on its stand not to use the Decision Review System (DRS) in Test cricket, the BCCI on Monday scaled down to accept a modified version of the technology, at the annual conference of the International Cricket Council in progress here. The much-debated system will be in place...
  • Beatles' lyrics fetch $300,000 17-01-2007 10:42 PM

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