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Concert for George

Four song clips below from the video production of Concert for George featuring vocal performances by Jeff Lynne, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton and Billy Preston:
Give Me Love
All Things Must Pass
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
My Sweet Lord

The Concert for George was held at the Royal Albert Hall in London on 29 November 2002 as a memorial to George Harrison on the first anniversary of his death.

The event was organised by Harrison’s widow, Olivia, and his son, Dhani, and arranged under the musical direction of Eric Clapton. The profits from the event went to the Material World Charitable Foundation, an organisation founded by Harrison.

Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concert_for_George

A list of the participating musicians and singers is below

GIVE ME LOVE
featuring Jeff Lynne

ALL THINGS MUST PASS
featuring Paul McCartney

WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS
featuring Eric Clapton

MY SWEET LORD
featuring Billy Preston

George’s Band and guests:
Eric Clapton – electric and acoustic guitars, musical director
Jeff Lynne, Marc Mann, Andy Fairweather Low, Dhani Harrison, Albert Lee, Tom Petty, Joe Brown, Paul McCartney – electric and acoustic guitars
Gary Brooker, Chris Stainton, Billy Preston, Jools Holland, Paul McCartney – keyboards
Dave Bronze, Klaus Voormann – bass
Henry Spinetti, Jim Keltner, Ringo Starr, Jim Capaldi – drums
Ray Cooper, Emil Richards, Jim Capaldi – percussion
Jim Horn – tenor saxophone
Tom Scott– alto saxophone
Katie Kissoon, Tessa Niles, Sam Brown – backing vocals
Anoushka Shankar – sitar

More about Concert for George: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concert_for_George

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