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Concert For George

The Concert For George was held at the Royal Albert Hall in London on November 29th 2002 as a memorial to George Harrison on the first anniversary of his death, under the musical direction of Eric Clapton.

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The evening opened with Indian music when Anoushka Shankar[?], daughter of Ravi, played the new piece "Ape" (pronounced Arpa, meaning 'to give'). Next, Ravi Shankar and Jeff Lynne performed "The Inner Light".

Comedy interlude with members of the Monty Python team, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam along with Neil Innes, performed "Sit On My Face" and "The Lumberjack Song".

Rest of set list I Want To Tell You, If I Needed Someone, Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)

Here Comes The Sun

Taxman, I Need You, Handle With Care

Isn't It A Pity

Photograph, Honey Don't,

For You Blue, Something, All Things Must Pass, While My Guitar Gently Weeps

My Sweet Lord

I'll See You In My Dreams

The event was organised by "Harrisongs", George's publishing company, with all profits from the event to benefit the Material World Charitable Foundation[?].

The event was video-recorded and is due to be broadcast in the UK by the BBC, to be issued as a DVD at a later date.



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