While My Guitar Gently Weeps : The Music of George Harrison
For all Beatle fans, this blend of bio and song review assesses George Harrison's immense contribution to music. Treating all of Harrison's songs individually, Simon Leng investigates the background of their creation, and finds not just pop and rock, but big band, gospel, and Indian and Polynesian
While My Guitar Gently Weeps Love Version
Far from being "the quiet one " George Harrison was a writer and arranger of terrific power and beauty, and his guitar playing was fundamental to the Beatles' sound and success. Now fully revised and expanded, this new edition of While My Guitar Gently Weeps: The Music of George Harrison is the most comprehensive evaluation of George Harrison's musical career ever published. Treating each of Harrison's songs with unprecedented analysis, author Simon Leng reveals Harrison's eclectic approach - from teenage Nashville twang through Indian raga, psychedelia, gospel, soul, and pure pop - and thoroughly defines Harrison's role in the Beatles.