Monday, July 10, 2006

Another Song to Share

Okay, I will admit that I am a big George Harrison fan. Early on I was a Beatles fan, and I had always been fond of George's songs. As a teen my brother gave me a taped copy of The Concert for Bangladesh, but it didn't really grab me at the time. Somewhere along the way Papa bought the All Things Must Pass double CD set, and we realized a depth and musical talent we hadn't heard before.

We also have The Concert for George DVD and CD, which we bought for Papa a couple of years back. While watching it I heard Jeff Lynne sing Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth), and it has stayed with me ever since. Jeff doesn't sing it the way George does, but I still love it, and well, the original by George is even better. By the way, it is an amazing concert, and well worth renting or purchasing. The music is great, and you can see how many lives George touched.

Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth) by George Harrison
Give me love
Give me love
Give me peace on earth
Give me light
Give me life
Keep me free from birth
Give me hope
Help me cope, with this heavy load
Trying to, touch and reach you with,
heart and soul

OM M M M M M M M M M M M M M
M M M My Lord . . .

PLEASE take hold of my hand, that
I might understand you

Won't you please
Oh won't you

Give me love
Give me love
Give me peace on earth
Give me light
Give me life
Keep me free from birth
Give me hope
Help me cope, with this heavy load
Trying to, touch and reach you with,
heart and soul

OM M M M M M M M M M M M M M
M M M My Lord . . .

PLEASE take hold of my hand, that
I might understand you

I didn't end up in the same place as George during my spiritual
quest, but I understand the seeking and longing.

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