George Harrison honored with special tribute in new magazine
Steve Marinucci, Beatles Examiner
December 29, 2011
The British Beatles Fan Club is paying tribute to the memory of George Harrison with a new 80-page magazine they've just published.
The magazine features memories about the Quiet Beatle and contributions by Beatle authors and some who knew Harrison personally. Those featured are David Bedford("Liddypool"), Terry Bloxham, Michele Copp ("[Still Just] Four Liverpool Lads: A Mad Day Adventure Out"), Andy Davis ("The Beatles Files"), Peter Doggett ("You Never Give Me Your Money: The Battle For The Soul Of The Beatles"), Robert Downs, David Koppell, Jake Mills, Pete Nash, Martin O'Gornman, Dennis Taylor, Denise Theophilus and Ian Watts.
The magazine also includes a number of "thank yous," including to Pattie Boyd, who gave an exclusive interview for the issue, the Harrison family, Paul McCartney, Craig Smith and Paul Saltzman, who donated photographs for the issue.
It can be ordered through the Fan Club's shop link. The cost is £4.99 ($7.69) plus postage (UK £2.50, Europe £3.50, rest of the world £5.00 ($7.70).
The club website includes an extra tribute not in the magazine by Liverpool author and Beatle expert Spencer Leigh, who includes thoughts on George from former Wings guitarist Laurence Juber, Billy Kinsley of the Merseybeats, Chris Curtis of the Searchers and others.