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By Michael Hill and Michael Hill,SUN STAFF | December 1, 2001
The death of George Harrison at the age of 58, another milestone in the mortality of the baby boomer generation, brings to an end an improbable life of music, movies, stardom and solitude. When he was born in 1943, the sons of Liverpool bus conductors did not grow up to be huge international stars. In England, such status was reserved for the offspring of royalty and other members of the narrowly defined upper class. Along with Paul McCartney, whom he met on the bus to school, John Lennon and Ringo Starr, the Beatles changed that, becoming the first members of the working class in England to rise to world acclaim.
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By David Zurawik and The Baltimore Sun | October 5, 2011
I don't have time for a full review, but I do want to alert viewers to the premiere tonight on HBO of director Martin Scorsese's "George Harrison: Living in the Material World. " This is one of the most ambitious and daring biographical films that I have ever seen on TV. I am not a big Beatles fan. And of the Beatles, Harrison was my least favorite. But Scorsese helped me understand, appreciate and ultimately care more than I expected to for Harrison and the challenging journey the guitarist chose to make of his life.
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By Knight-Ridder News Service | July 16, 1992
For almost two decades, George Harrison has been one of pop music's great recluses.The former Beatle left the rock 'n' roll road with barely a wave goodbye after a 1974 concert tour marred by inconsistent performances and scathing reviews. He hunkered into his Friar Park manor outside London, periodically putting out new records and producing films. He appeared onstage for only the most special occasions -- a Prince's Trust benefit concert in London, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame dinner in New York.
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By Mike Frainie and Mike Frainie,Special to The Sun | May 25, 2008
The Marriotts Ridge baseball team learned a little about second chances this week. Unfortunately for the Mustangs, they also learned that you have to take advantage of them, and coming close isn't enough. No. 12 Marriotts Ridge, which wound up in yesterday's Class 2A state final at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen after last week's loss to South Hagerstown was overturned because the Washington County school violated the rule on pitching limitations, took a late lead before falling to Kent Island, 6-5, on a suicide-squeeze play by Lingan Sweeney in the bottom of the seventh inning.
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By Bill Glauber and Bill Glauber,SUN FOREIGN STAFF | December 31, 1999
LONDON -- A 33-year-old man known to his Liverpool neighbors as "Mad Mick" was being held by police last night in the knife attack that left former Beatle George Harrison hospitalized in stable condition with an inch-deep stab wound to his chest.Harrison's life may have been saved by his wife, who reportedly clubbed the assailant on the head with a lamp.The suspect, identified in media reports as Michael Abram, an unemployed father of two, was described by his mother as having a history of mental health problems and drug addiction.
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November 26, 2005
On November 23, 2005, DOROTHY A. (nee Rauf); beloved wife of George Harrison; daughter of the late Rose and Louis Rauf; devoted mother of Timothy Harrison Sr.; cherished grandmother of Timothy Jr. and Jeffrey Harrison; loving great-grandmother of Elijah and Amelia Harrison; dear sister of Jacob Rauf, and the late Herman, Rosemary Freeman, Emma Denson, Albert and Paul Rauf and Florence Stokley. Friends may call at the CONNELLY FUNERAL HOME OF DUNDALK P.A., 7110 Sollers Point Rd., on Saturday and Sunday, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, 11 A.M. Interment Christ Lutheran Cemetery.
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By Mike Frainie and Mike Frainie,Special to The Sun | May 25, 2008
The Marriotts Ridge baseball team learned a little about second chances this week. Unfortunately for the Mustangs, they also learned that you have to take advantage of them, and coming close isn't enough. No. 12 Marriotts Ridge, which wound up in yesterday's Class 2A state final at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen after last week's loss to South Hagerstown was overturned because the Washington County school violated the rule on pitching limitations, took a late lead before falling to Kent Island, 6-5, on a suicide-squeeze play by Lingan Sweeney in the bottom of the seventh inning.
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By Thomas Belton | December 6, 2001
HADDONFIELD, N.J. -- Within a year of the Beatles' breakup, George Harrison used his pop star status to engineer a relief benefit and subsequent album whose proceeds ameliorated the human tragedy of millions dying of starvation and cholera in war-ravaged Bangladesh (East Pakistan). Thus it became evident that Mr. Harrison was the man of substance, the man of ideas and spirituality behind the Beatles. He was more than just another pop musician in the cultural phenomenon known as the Fab Four.
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By Roger Catlin and Roger Catlin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 1, 2001
George Harrison, the youthful guitarist who sparked the Beatles' early career with deft rockabilly licks and later added a deep spirituality and Eastern influence to the era's best-known rock band, died Thursday in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer. The youngest member of the group that changed popular music and popular culture, Mr. Harrison was 58. He was at the home of longtime friend Gavin De Becker. Mr. Harrison's wife, Olivia, and son, Dhani, 23, were with him at the time of his death, which was not announced until early yesterday morning.
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By Tamara Ikenberg and Tamara Ikenberg,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 1, 2001
NEW YORK - Leaves fall lightly like golden snowflakes. Three scruffy guitarists play an array of tunes from "Here Comes the Sun" to "Rain" for an appreciative audience of admirers who sing along, lean against loved ones and gently weep. Here, at Strawberry Fields in Central Park, where two decades ago Beatle lovers came together to mourn John Lennon's death, hundreds gather to recall the most spiritual of the band members. Alice Harrison, sitting cross-legged on a rock, propping her tear-splotched face in her hands and chain-smoking cigarettes, is having a meditative moment.
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August 15, 2006
George W. Harrison, a retired plumbing company owner and flag enthusiast, died in his sleep Thursday at his Dundalk home. He was 84. Mr. Harrison was born and raised in Baltimore and attended city public schools. "He was one of eight and had to go to work to help support his family," said his son, Timothy T. Harrison Sr. of Taneytown. Mr. Harrison earned a General Educational Development diploma, and during World War II served as an Army Air Corps reconnaissance photographer assigned to a B-25 Liberator bomber squadron in the Pacific.
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November 26, 2005
On November 23, 2005, DOROTHY A. (nee Rauf); beloved wife of George Harrison; daughter of the late Rose and Louis Rauf; devoted mother of Timothy Harrison Sr.; cherished grandmother of Timothy Jr. and Jeffrey Harrison; loving great-grandmother of Elijah and Amelia Harrison; dear sister of Jacob Rauf, and the late Herman, Rosemary Freeman, Emma Denson, Albert and Paul Rauf and Florence Stokley. Friends may call at the CONNELLY FUNERAL HOME OF DUNDALK P.A., 7110 Sollers Point Rd., on Saturday and Sunday, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, 11 A.M. Interment Christ Lutheran Cemetery.
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By Caitlin Francke and Caitlin Francke,SUN STAFF | January 2, 2002
On a recent Thursday, a Baltimore city councilman grabbed his microphone, took the floor and orated about the importance of legislation the body was about to consider. The matter at hand? Sending official condolences to the family and fans of deceased rock star George Harrison. Such is the way of the City Council, which issues sympathy cards and congratulatory notes by the hundreds. At times, the 19-member council also votes to take on international issues, such as supporting dual citizenship for people of Ghanaian heritage.
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By Thomas Belton | December 6, 2001
HADDONFIELD, N.J. -- Within a year of the Beatles' breakup, George Harrison used his pop star status to engineer a relief benefit and subsequent album whose proceeds ameliorated the human tragedy of millions dying of starvation and cholera in war-ravaged Bangladesh (East Pakistan). Thus it became evident that Mr. Harrison was the man of substance, the man of ideas and spirituality behind the Beatles. He was more than just another pop musician in the cultural phenomenon known as the Fab Four.
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By Michael Hill and Michael Hill,SUN STAFF | December 1, 2001
The death of George Harrison at the age of 58, another milestone in the mortality of the baby boomer generation, brings to an end an improbable life of music, movies, stardom and solitude. When he was born in 1943, the sons of Liverpool bus conductors did not grow up to be huge international stars. In England, such status was reserved for the offspring of royalty and other members of the narrowly defined upper class. Along with Paul McCartney, whom he met on the bus to school, John Lennon and Ringo Starr, the Beatles changed that, becoming the first members of the working class in England to rise to world acclaim.
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By Tamara Ikenberg and Tamara Ikenberg,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 1, 2001
NEW YORK - Leaves fall lightly like golden snowflakes. Three scruffy guitarists play an array of tunes from "Here Comes the Sun" to "Rain" for an appreciative audience of admirers who sing along, lean against loved ones and gently weep. Here, at Strawberry Fields in Central Park, where two decades ago Beatle lovers came together to mourn John Lennon's death, hundreds gather to recall the most spiritual of the band members. Alice Harrison, sitting cross-legged on a rock, propping her tear-splotched face in her hands and chain-smoking cigarettes, is having a meditative moment.
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By Chris Kridler and Chris Kridler,Sun Staff Writer | February 4, 1995
The operator of a 900-number for fans to vote for a Beatles reunion says it's for real. Well, sort of. He won't get that specific."They're being evasive now, but when they hit, they're going to hit hard," he mysteriously says of his company's unnamed employers, the promoters of the possible reunion. The ad from J.P.G.R. Inc. -- a sly evocation of John, Paul, George and Ringo -- appears in the Feb. 9 issue of Rolling Stone under this header: "BEATLES TOUR IN 1995.""Would you like to see the Beatles Get Back together for a 1995 world tour?
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By Caitlin Francke and Caitlin Francke,SUN STAFF | January 2, 2002
On a recent Thursday, a Baltimore city councilman grabbed his microphone, took the floor and orated about the importance of legislation the body was about to consider. The matter at hand? Sending official condolences to the family and fans of deceased rock star George Harrison. Such is the way of the City Council, which issues sympathy cards and congratulatory notes by the hundreds. At times, the 19-member council also votes to take on international issues, such as supporting dual citizenship for people of Ghanaian heritage.
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By Roger Catlin and Roger Catlin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 1, 2001
George Harrison, the youthful guitarist who sparked the Beatles' early career with deft rockabilly licks and later added a deep spirituality and Eastern influence to the era's best-known rock band, died Thursday in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer. The youngest member of the group that changed popular music and popular culture, Mr. Harrison was 58. He was at the home of longtime friend Gavin De Becker. Mr. Harrison's wife, Olivia, and son, Dhani, 23, were with him at the time of his death, which was not announced until early yesterday morning.
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By Bill Glauber and Bill Glauber,SUN FOREIGN STAFF | December 31, 1999
LONDON -- A 33-year-old man known to his Liverpool neighbors as "Mad Mick" was being held by police last night in the knife attack that left former Beatle George Harrison hospitalized in stable condition with an inch-deep stab wound to his chest.Harrison's life may have been saved by his wife, who reportedly clubbed the assailant on the head with a lamp.The suspect, identified in media reports as Michael Abram, an unemployed father of two, was described by his mother as having a history of mental health problems and drug addiction.
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