Behind Sad Eyes: The Life of George Harrison

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St. Martin's Press, Jan 2, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages

Shrouded in a sea of mystery, the elusive George Harrison has long been the most private and enigmatic member of the Beatles. From his hard knock childhood in Liverpool to his ascendance into rock infamy, George Harrison's life has been a torpid ride filled with legendary success and heart crushing defeat.

New York Times bestselling author Marc Shapiro sheds new light on this paradoxical rocker, whose reputation for unusual religious practices and drug abuse often rivaled his musical notoriety.

A man whose desire was to be free rather than be famous, Harrison's battle against conformity lead him to music making, a soulful and creative expression that would be his ticket to success and the bane of his existence. Behind Sad Eyes is the compelling account of a man who gave the Beatles their lyrical playing style and brought solace to a generation during turbulent times.

 

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Timely biography of the recently deceased former Beatle.Shapiro (Carlos Santana, not reviewed, etc.) makes the case for George Harrison (1943-2001), the so-called "Quiet Beatle," as the most ... Read full review

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The best-selling biographer of J.K. Rowling and Carlos Santana hits the jackpot with this life of late Beatle George. Read full review

Contents

The Life of George Harrison one Get Your Ass Out of Here
1
The Life of George Harrison two Life During Wartime
11
The Life of George Harrison three When He Was Fab
21
The Life of George Harrison four Losing It in Hamburg
35
The Life of George Harrison five Phony Beatlemania
49
The Life of George Harrison six A Hard Days Night
61
The Life of George Harrison seven Time Out
75
The Life of George Harrison eight Georges Blues
95
The Life of George Harrison eleven HideandSeek
151
The Life of George Harrison twelve The Big Comeback
163
The Life of George Harrison thirteen Baby Youre a Rich Man
173
The Life of George Harrison fourteen Black Is Black
187
The Life of George Harrison fifteen Who Am I?
197
The Life of George Harrison postscript The Last Days
203
The Life of George Harrison DISCOGRAPHY
207
The Life of George Harrison BIBLIOGRAPHY
233

The Life of George Harrison nine All Things Must Pass
113
The Life of George Harrison ten In Sickness and in Health
135

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Marc Shapiro is the New York Times bestselling author of J.K. Rowling: The Wizard behind Harry Potter, Justin Bieber: The Fever! and many other bestselling celebrity biographies. He has been a freelance entertainment journalist for more than twenty-five years, covering film, television and music for a number of national and international newspapers and magazines.

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