Here Comes the Sun — it’s one of George Harrison’s contributions to Abbey Road (1969). And, among the many great Beatles’ songs, it’s my sentimental favorite. While we’re feeling sentimental, let me bring you this — Dhani Harrison, the son of the late guitarist, returns to the recording studio (presumably at Abbey Road) with George Martin, the Beatles’ legendary producer, and Martin’s son Giles. Together, they play with the mix of “Here Comes the Sun,” and then the wondrous little moment of discovery happens. They stumble upon the long lost guitar solo that never made the final cut. It’s a pleasure to see.
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This is just excellent and recommended by none other than Salman Rushdie!
That’s where I came across this link as well. Magnificent.
Wonderful!! Thanks Salman Rushdie for recommending !
What a great document, it’s so inspiring! Thanks!
Awesome!! how cool is that??!!
Where is this clip taken from? Interesting tones in the solo!
Great! But I have s feeling Salaman’s reccomendation of this might just earn him a SECOND death fatwa. Sooo decadent!
This probably makes me the bad guy but the solo’s kinda ambling and noodly. i’m not surprised they didn’t use it.
Sony ATV pub & emi attempts to prevent free sharing of art, culture & expression will hopefully be curtailed asap In the meantime, I’m glad I saw this beautiful video before it was blocked.
Salman Rushdie gave me a good recommendation for curry takeaway. He told me me to keep it a secret though.
Have you heard that Salman has written a new book? It’s called “The Buddha’s a big, fat bastard!”
i want his secret to not getting shot. I think many world leaders would like his security team. Or maybe it was just the fact that the ppl out to kill him couldn’t get close enough to saw his head off.
i don’t know how dhani, or even george for that matter, don’t instantly burst out in tears. maybe they are used to hearing voices from the past. i’m not. i just collapsed. and true, the guitar solo is not worth keeping, but still. what a great emotional moment.
Not a very good lead. It should stay lost.
if you heard all of his solos separated out you would find that he wasn’t a great player. He just had perfect pitch like all the Beatles.
Interesting! Hi Dan.
This is at Air Studios, owned by Sir George Martin.
I agree : these notes don’t really fit into the tune. – But the statement “he wasn’t a great player” makes no sense in regards to the Beatles since their “togetherness” (compositions / singing / invention / sound) made them one of the greatest bands. Even if John, Paul, George created some nice things separately, they never achieved the top level of the Fab’ Four!