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George Fest: A Night To Celebrate The Music Of George Harrison Released

03/02/2016
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(BH) George Fest: A Night To Celebrate The Music Of George Harrison, which was recorded and filmed on September 28th, 2014 at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, has been released in 4 configurations including 2xCD/DVD, 2xCD/Blu-Ray, 3xLP (180 gram) and digital download.

A new trailer for the film which includes snippets of these interviews with Brian Wilson, Britt Daniel from Spoon, Brandon Flowers from the Killers, Ann Wilson from Heart, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Ben Harper, Conan O'Brien, Nick Valensi from The Strokes, Brian Bell from Weezer, Wayne Coyne from the Flaming Lips, and Dhani Harrison. Watch it here

Produced by Dhani Harrison and David Zonshine, Harrison stated, "I've always imagined a small club show where my generation of musicians could cut loose on some of the deeper tracks from his career... So, in a totally new and vibrant way, I once again found myself taking the stage with some of my most treasured musical heroes to the sound of the most familiar music in my life... I hope you enjoy listening to these as much as I do. They are some of the best interpretations of my father's songs I could have ever thought possible."

On top of the concert footage the DVD has interviews with the musicians backstage and at rehearsals talking about George Harrison's influence on their art.

DISC 1
1. Introduction
2. Old Brown Shoe
Conan O'Brien
3. I Me Mine
Britt Daniel from Spoon
4. Ballad of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)
Jonathan Bates with Dhani Harrison
5. Something
Norah Jones
6. Got My Mind Set On You
Brandon Flowers from the Killers
7. If Not For You
Heartless Bastards
8. Be Here Now
Ian Astbury from The Cult
9. Wah-Wah
Nick Valensi from The Strokes
10. If I Needed Someone
Jamestown Revival
11. Art of Dying
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
12. Savoy Truffle
Dhani Harrison
13. For You Blue
Chase Cohl with Weezer's Brian Bell on guitar
14. Beware Of Darkness
Ann Wilson from Heart

DISC 2

1. Let It Down
Dhani Harrison
2. Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)
Ben Harper
3. Here Comes The Sun
Perry Farrell from Jane's Addiction
4. What Is Life
"Weird Al" Yankovic
5. Behind That Locked Door
Norah Jones
6. My Sweet Lord
Brian Wilson with Al Jardine
7. Isn't It A Pity
The Black Ryder
8. Any Road
Butch Walker
9. I'd Have You Anytime
Karen Elson
10. Taxman
Cold War Kids
11. It's All Too Much
TheFlaming Lips
12. Handle With Care
Brandon Flowers, Dhani Harrison, Jonathan Bates,"Weird Al" Yankovic, Britt Daniel and Wayne Coyne
13. All Things Must Pass
Ann Wilson, Dhani Harrison, Karen Elson and Norah Jones

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