To celebrate what would have been George Harrison‘s 75th birthday next month, the 2002 tribute event Concert For George is being reissued in multiple formats on February 23.
Featuring performances by Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Tom Petty, Joe Brown, Dhani Harrison, Jools Holland, Jeff Lynne, Billy Preston, and Ravi and Anoushka Shankar, the concert will be available in 2xCD (with or without DVD or Blu-Ray options), 4xLP and deluxe box set editions.
The latter includes 4xLPs, 2xCDs, 2xDVD and Blu-Ray, plus a 60-page book and a cutting from the original hand-painted on-stage tapestry used as the backdrop at the Royal Albert Hall.
The March 2018 issue of Uncut is now on sale in the UK – with My Bloody Valentine and Rock’s 50 Most Extreme Albums on the cover. Elsewhere in the issue, there are new interviews with Joan Baez, Stick In The Wheel, Gary Numan, Jethro Tull and many more and we also look back on the rise of progressive country in 70s’ Austin, Texas. Our free 15 track-CD features 15 classic tracks from the edge of sound, including My Bloody Valentine, Cabaret Voltaire, Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band, Flying Saucer Attack and Mogwai.