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2 Sept 1946, born on this day, Billy Preston, US singer, keyboard player. (1973 US No.1 single ‘Will It Go Round In Circles’, 1978 UK No.2 single with Syreeta ‘With You I’m Born Again’, and 1969 single ‘Get Back’ with The Beatles). During the 1960s, he backed artists such as Little Richard, Sam Cooke and […]

31 Aug 1976, George Harrison was found guilty of ‘subconscious plagiarism’ of the Ronnie Mack song ‘He’s So Fine’ when writing ‘My Sweet Lord’. Earnings from the song were awarded to Mack’s estate; The Chiffons then recorded their own version of ‘My Sweet Lord’. https://youtu.be/SP9wms6oEMo George Harrison – My Sweet Lord Read the full article […]

23 Jan 1971, George Harrison became the first solo Beatle to have a No.1 when ‘ ‘My Sweet Lord’ went to the top of the UK single charts. The song from his ‘All Things Must Pass’ album stayed at No.1 for five weeks. The track returned to the top of the UK charts in 2002, […]

20 Jan 2002, George Harrison had the posthumous UK No.1 single with the re-release of the 1971 former No.1 ‘My Sweet Lord’. Harrison’s single replaced Aaliyah’s ‘More Than A Woman’, the only time in chart history that one deceased artist had taken over from another at No.1. ‘My Sweet Lord’. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/my-sweet-lord/ My Sweet Lord – […]

26 Dec 1970, George Harrison started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘My Sweet Lord’, making him the first Beatle to score a No.1 US hit. The song was originally intended for Billy Preston. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/my-sweet-lord/ My Sweet Lord – George Harrison’s classic song | This Day In Music Read […]

27 Nov 1970, George Harrison released All Things Must Pass which includes the hit singles ‘My Sweet Lord’ and ‘What Is Life’, as well as songs such as ‘Isn’t It a Pity’ and the title track that had been turnedSee More down for inclusion on releases by the Beatles. The triple album would go on […]

31 Aug 1976, George Harrison was found guilty of ‘subconscious plagiarism’ of the Ronnie Mack song ‘He’s So Fine’ when writing ‘My Sweet Lord’. Earnings from the song were awarded to Mack’s estate; The Chiffons then recorded their own version of ‘My Sweet Lord’. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/my-sweet-lord/ My Sweet Lord – George Harrison’s classic song | This […]

W.A.S.P.’s BLACKIE LAWLESS On LITTLE RICHARD: ‘He’s Now At Home With The Lord… Amen!’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/w-a-s-p-s-blackie-lawless-on-little-richard-hes-now-at-home-with-the-lord-amen/ W.A.S.P.’s BLACKIE LAWLESS On LITTLE RICHARD: ‘He’s Now At Home With The Lord… Amen!’ W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless has paid tribute to Little Richard, who died on Saturday, May 9 at the age of 87. Earlier today, Lawless posted the […]

31st August 1976, George Harrison was found guilty of ‘subconscious plagiarism’ of the Ronnie Mack song ‘He’s So Fine’ when writing ‘My Sweet Lord’. Earnings from the song were awarded to Mack’s estate; The Chiffons then recorded their own version of ‘My Sweet Lord’. Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10162017119865167


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