Here's the press release for the book:
"George Harrison: His Words, Wit, & Wisdom"
"I can say that being a Beatle was no hindrance to my career." (London 1995)
GEORGE HARRISON: HIS WORDS, WIT & WISDOM is the newest book by Belmo, and is his tribute to George Harrison. Belmo is the author of BLACK MARKET BEATLES, THE BEATLES: NOT FOR SALE, THE MAKING OF SGT. PEPPER, JIMI HENDRIX: EXPERIENCE THE MUSIC, and 20TH CENTURY ROCK & ROLL: PSYCHEDELIA.This book dispels the myth that George Harrison was the 'Quiet One'. Belmo's collection of quotes is an oral history of the rich and fascinating life of one of rock music's most influencial musicians/songwriters/producers. Filled with nearly 400 quotes from George's career, his comments range from the witty to the sarcastic to the spiritual to the philosophical. It turns out George wasn't so quiet after all! GEORGE HARRISON: HIS WORDS, WIT & WISDOM contains the following:
Observations and comments from George on the ex-Beatles, drugs, movie making, his songs, religion, sex,musical trends, death, gardening and much more. All are arranged chronologically to illustrate George's growth as a person and entertainer. The quotes are from press conferences, radio and TV interviews, and print interviews spanning nearly 40 years. Many of George's comments will surprise even the most die-hard fans. * For the first time anywhere is the transcript of the ONLY POST-BEATLE INTERVIEW with George Harrison and John Lennon recorded in 1974 in a NYC hotel room.Thought by many Beatles scholars not to exist, Belmo recently uncovered this rare audio tape especially for this book. A true rarity. There are over two dozen photographs of The Beatles - most seen here for the first time in over 35 years. These photographs were taken during the 1964 and 1966 Cincinnati concerts and press conferences The definitive George Harrison discography (boasting nearly 300 entries!) - including ALL of George's guest appearances, production work, Beatles and solo releases, concert appearances, TV & radio appearances and writing credits. Many of these were never officially released and are unknown to most collectors. GEORGE HARRISON: HIS WORDS, WIT & WISDOM is available by mail order only. Autographed copies are $15 each (cash, check or money order) and can be purchased directly from Belmo at: Belmo Publishing, PO Box 17163, Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017 USA. Postage (per book) is $4 (USA/Canada) and $8 elsewhere.
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