Friday, June 12, 2009

GEORGE HARRISON-LIVING IN A MATERIAL WORLD

GEORGE HARRISON WAS AN ENGLISH GUITARIST, SINGER, SONGWRITER AND FILM PRODUCER. HE WAS THE LEAD GUITARIST OF THE LEGENDARY BAND, THE BEATLES AND WAS ALWAYS CONSIDERED THE QUIET ONE. THE ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE VOTED HIM AS " 100 BEST GUITARIST OF ALL TIMES" THE MUSIC ON THIS ALBUM IS TYPICAL BASIC GEORGE HARRISON'S MUSIC AND A CONTINUATION OF "ALL THINGS MUST PASS" ALBEIT MORE REFINED WITH WIDESPREAD STRINGS ARRANGEMENT, GREAT GUITAR PLAYING, PRONOUNCED BASS LINES WITH SAX AND FLUTE WORKS FROM JIM HORN AND NICKY HOPKINS SOLID PIANO. THE LYRICS AND SONGS ARE SPIRITUAL AND JAZZY AND MOSTLY ABOUT HIS BITTER EXPERIENCES IN LIFE AND HOW HE FOUND A WAY OF LIVING IT RIGHT. THIS ALBUM WAS RECORDED IN 1973 UNDER THE APPLE LABEL WITH A NO:1 HIT WITH "GIVE ME LOVE" MY FAVE SONG IS "LIVING IN A MATERIAL WORLD"

MUSICIANS: NICKY HOPKINS-KEYBOARDS, GARY WRIGHT-KEYBOARDS, KLAUS VOORMANN-BASS, JIM KELTNER-DRUM, RINGO STARR-DRUM, JIM GORDON-DRUM, GEORGE HARRISON-GUITAR, VOCALS, JIM HORN-SAX &FLUTES, ZAKIR HUSSEIN-TABLA, JOHN BARHAM-STRINGS.

SIDE ONE: 1. GIVE ME LOVE (GIVE ME PEACE ON EARTH) 2. SUE ME SUE YOU BLUES 3. THE LIGHT THAT HAS LIGHTED THE WORLD 4. DON'T LET ME WAIT TOO LONG 5. WHO CAN SEE IT 6. LIVING IN THE MATERIAL WORLD (video).

SIDE TWO: 1. THE LORD LOVE THE ONE (THAT LOVES THE LORD) 2. BE HERE NOW 3. TRY SOME BUY SOME 4. THE DAY THE WORLD GETS ROUND 5. THAT IS ALL.