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Last updated on August 5th, 2017 at 03:15 pm

Found on YouTube: a George Harrison song about Formula One.

Posted by Tim B. on 05/29/2007 at 10:55 PM
    1. Dedicated to Gunnar Nilsson who died of cancer.

      Posted by ilibcc on 2007 05 29 at 11:10 PM • permalink


    1. How is it possible to fit all four Beatles in an MGB?

      Paul and Ringo in the seats, John and George in the ashtray.

      Posted by Habib on 2007 05 30 at 12:04 AM • permalink


    1. There was passing in F1 at some point?  You wouldn’t know it from the racing these days…

      Posted by Vexorg on 2007 05 30 at 12:12 AM • permalink


    1. Hell, at least at the Indy there was skidding and exploding for a change…

      Posted by richard mcenroe on 2007 05 30 at 12:16 AM • permalink


    1. A great song Tim from the underated Beatle. RIP George.

      Posted by Spag_oz on 2007 05 30 at 03:28 AM • permalink


    1. Wow haven’t heard that one for over twenty years. I remember the album it was off. Always liked that song.

      Delightfully cheesy film clip too.

      George was a genuine F1 fan. Story was once he was at a Grand Prix and got talking to one of the drivers who didn’t recognise him. What do you do the driver asked? “I used to play in a band” george replied.

      Posted by Francis H on 2007 05 30 at 04:08 AM • permalink


    1. I’d forgotten that song too, though once he started hearing it I recognized it. It became a minor hit, but they don’t play it much these days.

      Posted by Andrea Harris, Administrator on 2007 05 30 at 06:26 AM • permalink


    1. Many years ago, in Adelaide during the F1 Grand Prix weekend, we were in a restaurant when in walked George Harrison and his good friend, Barry Sheene champion motor bike rider and fabulous V8 Supercar commentator

      Everyone pretended not to notice them which was great – but it was hard not to go and get their autographs though

      There, that’s my George Harrison story

      Posted by aussiemagpie on 2007 05 30 at 10:05 AM • permalink


    1. Yeah, I remember that song from my college days.  For some reason, those George Harrison songs from that specific time really sunk in deep, so that even now if I hear them (and it’s been years), I immediately think of Freshman year.

      Good old George.  I think he and Ringo may have been the smartest two Beatles after all.

      Posted by Tex Lovera on 2007 05 30 at 10:15 AM • permalink


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