George Harrison: A Musician and Spiritual Man

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George Harrison
“I remember thinking, I just want more. This isn’t it. Fame is not the goal. To be able to know how to be happy, is something you don’t just stumble across. You’ve got to search for it.” (“George Harrison Quotes”)These are the words of George Harrison. I believe this is the best quote to show what George Harrison is like as a person. He didn’t want fame, he just wanted to do what he loved and find happiness. George Harrison should be admired not only for his contributions to music, but also for his motivated and truthful attitude, and peaceful way of living. Once George said, “The thing about The Beatles is that they saved the world from boredom.” He was right. He understood music so well. George Harrison had many contributions to music. He was a very underestimated artist, although many critics put his songwriting talents up with ‘the greats’. A lot of people don’t realise this, and credit all of The Beatles songwriting to the Lennon-McCartney duo, but George was a big contributor to shaping The Beatles sound. George Harrison loved Indian music and he brought it out in the songs he wrote. Even after The Beatles broke up, George Harrison continued making music and changing what people thought they could do with it. George Harrison showed that it was possible to take music from other cultures and bring it into pop music. This changed how people made music and the style people could make (“George Harrison Biography”). After The Beatles broke up, George

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