Blast from the past: Singer pens George Harrison tribute that sounds like him

One of our favorite columns from the Beatles Examiner days was this one about our discovering Mike Geraghty’s tribute to George Harrison. What was so great was his finished version sounded a lot like George. A lot!

The column is presented here again. (Nice going again, Mike!):

You can listen to the song on our Classic Rock Radio Station.

      Still with You

(A Tribute to George Harrison)

Mike Geraghty says his tribute to George Harrison, “Still With You,” while not a George Harrison song, reflects as much of him as he could put in it.

“A little while after George Harrison’s passing I wanted to compose a tribute to him and his music,” he told us by email. “I chose to approach the song as though George himself were writing it. What would he say to his family, friends and fans. I also wanted to include his deep spirituality and tongue in cheek sense of humor. Then to cap it all off I attempted to write it in Harrison’s style.”
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Tony Sheridan’s son to talk about his father on the BBC

Beatles author Spencer Leigh who’s the host of the BBC Radio Merseyside show “On the Beat” will have as his guest this weekend Tony Sheridan Jr., son of Tony Sheridan with whom the Beatles played and learned a lot from in Hamburg. Leigh says Sheridan Jr. will talk about his dad for the first time. Sheridan died in February of 2013 at age 72. Continue reading “Tony Sheridan’s son to talk about his father on the BBC”

Paul McCartney releases ‘Flowers in the Dirt’ demo

Left-to-Right: Paul ‘Wix’ Wickens, Chris Whitten, Linda McCartney, Paul McCartney, Robbie McIntosh,
Hamish Stuart.
Copyright MPL Productions. Photographer Kim Knott.
 
 

A Paul McCartney-Elvis Costello demo from “Flowers in the Dirt” was posted on VEVO today. The song is “Twenty Fine Fingers.”

 

Source: Beatles News from Steve Marinucci