I, Me, Mine

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Chronicle Books, Sep 1, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 398 pages
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Originally published in 1980 and cherished by fans and collectors, I, Me, Mine is the closest we will come to George Harrisons autobiography. It is "a sly paradox of a title," to quote Derek Taylor, The Beatles spokesperson, "chosen by a man concerned for many years and for many reasons to send his ego packing...a book which tells a story of growing up, not necessarily the hard way, but certainly not the easy way." Featuring George Harrison in conversation with Taylor, it touches on everything from early Beatlemania to India and Ravi Shankar to his love of gardening. The lyrics to over 80 of his songs, many in his own hand, are accompanied by his uniquely intimate and humorous commentary. As well, 50 archival photographs of George with the Beatles and solo capture a journey of creative and spiritual transformation. Brimming with the wit, warmth, and grace that characterized his lyrics and his life, I, Me, Mine is a treasured portrait of George Harrison and his music.

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I really enjoyed his insights. - Goodreads
Disappointing. Poor writing style. - Goodreads
The intro describes it as "narrated." - Goodreads
... bonus theres tons of pictures too and he's sexxxy. - Goodreads
Not a lot of content but some interesting insights. - Goodreads
The insights into the individual songs are interesting. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Sharon - Goodreads

Interesting book, but to be honest, not as good as I had hoped. I did discover that George was a far more complex character than I had believed him to be. Love the fact that at the end of it all, he ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brenda - Goodreads

George is my favorite Beatle, and I love that this book has all of his songs with a note about where he was in his life and what the song is about Read full review

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George Harrison (1943-2001) joined The Beatles in 1958 when he was just 15. In addition to his musical career as a solo artist, producer, and member of the Traveling Wilburys, he is remembered as a producer of such films as Monty Python's Life of Brian. George married Olivia Harrison in 1978.

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