10 Enlightening George Harrison Clips

The sweet highs and bitter lows of the ’70s solo Beatle, on TV, film and video, as prompted by Apple Years box set.

10 Enlightening George Harrison Clips

IN THE CURRENT issue of MOJO, esteemed scribe Mat Snow delves deep into the weird, wired and wonderful world of George Harrison in the 1970s. With his early solo albums on Apple collected in a new box set, there's never been a better time to explore the reluctant Beatle's confounding catalogue. And as an audio-visual companion, we’ve unearthed 10 clips that reveal the sweet highs and bitter lows of the Quiet One’s most contradictory decade, from his sashaying live solo debut at the Concert For Bangladesh in August 1971 and rare footage of his ill-starred 1974 US tour, to quirky wonders such as Harrison providing a guided tour of his Friar Park mansion in the Crackerbox Palace promo video and performing The Pirate Song on Python Eric Idle's Rutland Weekend Television show.

Read the full story of George Harrison’s difficult, dazzling 1970s in MOJO 252.

George Harrison – The Apple Years 1968-1975 box set is out now.

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