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George Harrison “was unlucky to get a band with Lennon and McCartney in it”

George Harrison “was unlucky to get a band with Lennon and McCartney in it”

Neil Innes recalls his friendship with George Harrison in the new Uncut, dated May 2014 and out on Friday (March 28).

The Rutle and former Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band guitarist and songwriter answers your questions, tackling topics such as Monty Python, disputes with Oasis, Douglas Adams and hanging out with The Beatles during the filming of Magical Mystery Tour.

Remembering his good friend Harrison, Innes says: “He was an underrated songwriter. He was unlucky, George, to get a band with Lennon and McCartney in it. It’s a bit like Karl Marx was unlucky to get Russia.”

Innes is set to reunite The Rutles to tour the UK in May.

The new Uncut is out on Friday.

Visit our new, dedicated features section, with plenty of our best long pieces archived there. You can find it here.

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