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Video Preview Of Harrison Tribute ‘George Fest’

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Here’s a preview clip of the forthcoming concert DVD and album George Fest: A Night To Celebrate The Music of George Harrison. It features Norah Jones, Brandon Flowers of the Killers, Wayne Coyne of Flaming Lips, Harrison’s son Dhani, Britt Daniel of Spoon, ‘Weird Al’ Jankovic, Jonathan Bates of Big Black Delta and others, on a version of George’s hit with the Traveling Wilburys, ‘Handle With Care’:

The tribute concert took place at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles in September 2014, presented by The Best Fest, who had previously mounted similar events such as Dylan Fest, Petty Fest and Stones Fest. George’s evening raised money for Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, an organisation that helps professional musicians financially and with medical care.

Other featured artists at George Fest included Brian Wilson, Nick Valensi of the Strokes, Ann Wilson of Heart and TV personality Conan O’Brien. The audio and video will be available on 26 February (the day after George would have turned 73) on Hot/Vagrant. The DVD will also feature  interviews with the musicians backstage and at rehearsals, and the release will come in five formats: 2xCD/DVD, 2xCD/Blu-Ray, 3xLP (180 gram), digital and a store exclusive bundle. Here’s the official trailer:

The track listing for the concert album and film are as follows:

• Introduction

• Old Brown Shoe – Conan O’Brien

• I Me Mine – Britt Daniel (from Spoon)

• Ballad of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll) – Jonathan Bates feat. Dhani Harrison

• Something – Norah Jones

• Got My Mind Set On You – Brandon Flowers (from The Killers)

• If Not For You – Heartless Bastards

• Be Here Now – Ian Astbury (from The Cult)

• Wah-Wah – Nick Valensi (from The Strokes)

• If I Needed Someone Jamestown Revival

• Art of Dying – Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

• Savoy Truffle – Dhani Harrison

• For You Blue – Chase Cohl featuring Brian Bell (From Weezer)

• Beware of Darkness – Ann Wilson (from Heart)

• Let It Down – Dhani Harrison

• Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth) – Ben Harper

• Here Comes The Sun – Perry Farrell (from Jane’s Addiction)

• What Is Life – “Weird Al” Yankovic

• Behind That Locked Door – Norah Jones

• My Sweet Lord – Brian Wilson (from The Beach Boys)

• Isn’t It A Pity – The Black Ryder

• Any Road – Butch Walker

• I’d Have You Anytime – Karen Elson

• Taxman – Cold War Kids

• It’s All Too Much – The Flaming Lips

• Handle With Care – Brandon Flowers, Britt Daniel, Dhani Harrison, Jonathan Bates, Wayne Coyne, and “Weird Al” Yankovic

• All Things Must Pass – Ann Wilson, Dhani Harrison, Karen Elson and Norah Jones

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