I, Me, Mine

I, Me, Mine

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By (author) George Harrison , Foreword by Olivia Harrison

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In conversation with lifelong friend and confidant, Derek Taylor, (George's first-person text is interlarded with Derek's fascinating observations and explanations) George describes his upbringing, his first forays with the band, the hard life on the road before they began to make money, the extraordinary phenomenon of Beatlemania and what it was like to be trapped in the middle of it, his spiritual reawakening in India, his love of fast cars and his passion for gardening. There are 50 archival photographs from his own albums and the lyrics to over 80 of his songs, many in his own hand, accompanied by his uniquely intimate and humorous commentary. Originally published as a limited edition priced at 250 in 1980 and brimming with the wit, warmth and grace that characterised his lyrics and his life, I, ME, MINE is a treasured portrait of George Harrison and his music.

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  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 158 x 236 x 40mm | 1,161.21g
  • 04 Nov 2002
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON
  • London
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 200 B/W Photo\Illu(s)
  • 0297843338
  • 9780297843337

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George Harrison (1943-2001) joined the Beatles in 1958 aged 15. He was subsequently a solo artist, producer and member of the Travelling Wilburys as well as producer of such films as Monty Python's Life of Brian. He died aged 58 in November 2001.

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'I, ME, MINE' is a tasteful, expanded reprint of the closest thing to a George Harrison autobiography.' TIME OUT (4 11 Dec). The DAILY EXPRESS has also given the book a mention. 'If sales of THE BEATLES ANTHOLOGY are anything to go by, public demand for new Beatles product is as strong as ever. While, I, ME, MINE is not strictly speaking a new book, such is its rarity, except at Beatles memorabilia fairs (at vastly inflated prices) that is 400 pages and 200 illustration will be treated asa newly discovered treasure trove of insider detail about the biggest band in pop history.' Barry Forshaw PUBLISHING NEWS 9/8/02 Olivia Harrison is not doing any interviews apart from an American chat show (although there has been a lot of interest from the national press) and we do not have serial rights, so we are concentrating on reviews for I, ME, MINE. Capitol Records released 2 versions of George Harrison's last studio album, "Brainwashed", on 19/11. The memorial concert at the Royal Albert Hall has been covered in HELLO and some nationals.

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