Bengali’s friend `George Harrison`
Published: 01:09 PM, 25 February 2019 Updated: 01:11 PM, 25 February 2019
George Harrison is one of the most talented and popular singers of the twentieth century. He is known as one of the four members of the famous band music team 'The Beatles'. Compared to other foreign musicians, Bangladeshis have a respect of the unique height for George Harrison. The reason behind this is 'The Concert for Bangladesh'.
Today is the talented artist's Happy Birthday. George Harrison was born in the UK on February 25, 1943.
George Harrison has kept the same expertise as music management, recording, and film production almost all the aspects.
Infect he was a lead guitarist; Beatles’ every album would keep George Harrison's own written and tune song one or two at least, which was an introduction to his talent.
Among the songs of the time Beatles the notables are - If I Needed Someone, Taxman, While My Guitar Gently Wives, Hair Comes The Sun and Something etc.
After breaking the Beatles his popularity did not subside. In the post 70's, many of his songs were very popular. The songs of this period were notable - My Sweet Lord (1970), Give Me Peace On Earth (1973), All Those Years Ago (1981), Get My Mind Set On You (1987).
The scene of the brutal massacre of the Pakistani occupation forces in Bangladesh in 1971, make George Harrison heartbroken. This popular artist of pop music has organized two charity concerts with Indian scholar Ravi Shankar.
On 1 August 1971, a benefit concert named ‘Concert for Bangladesh’ was organized in Madison Square Garden, New York City. 2,50,000 USD collected from this concert was given to Bangladesh refugees.
In the concert, George Harrison performed his own famous 'Bangladesh' song. All the money received from concert tickets, cassettes, was credited to UNICEF fund.
On November 29, 2001, Harrison died of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer at the age of 58. He was cremated at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
Later, his body was spread in the Ganges and Yamuna rivers near Kashi in India. His family relatives completed his funeral in Hinduism.
George Harrison's statement about the faith was, “All theories are a large tree branches. What name you call him is not an important matter.”