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My Sweet Lord (ver. 1) by George Harrison - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
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"My Sweet Lord" is a song by former Beatles lead guitarist George Harrison from his UK number one hit triple album All Things Must Pass. The song is primarily about Krishna, and of the avatar of Vishnu, the preserving deva in Hinduism. It is ranked #454 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of "the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time." The song was originally intended for Billy Preston, who had a minor hit with it in early 1970, in his album Encouraging Words. It was written in December 1969, when Harrison and Billy Preston were in Copenhagen, Denmark. The recording of the song took place in London. Preston was the principal musician while Harrison was engineering the sessions. The drumming was performed by Alan White, now better known for his long association with Yes. White was introduced to Harrison by John Lennon, after he had worked with the Plastic Ono Band and on Lennon's second solo album,.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
George Harrison MBE (25 February 1943 29 November 2001) was an English rock guitarist, singer-songwriter and film producer. He achieved international fame as lead guitarist in The Beatles, and is listed number 21 in Rolling Stone Magazine's list of "The 100 Best Guitarists of All Time". Often referred to as "the quiet Beatle", Harrison embraced Indian mysticism, and helped broaden the horizons of the other Beatles as well as their Western audience. Following the band's breakup, he had a successful career as a solo artist and later as part of the Traveling Wilburys, and also as a film and record producer. Although the majority of The Beatles' songs were written by Lennon and McCartney, Harrison generally wrote one song per side from the Help! album onwards. His later compositions with The Beatles include "Here Comes the Sun", "Something" and "While My Guitar Gently Weeps". After the band's breakup, Harrison continued writing, releasing the acclaimed and successful triple album, All Things Must Pass, in 1970, from which came the number one single "My Sweet Lord". In addition to his solo work, Harrison co-wrote two hits for Ringo Starr, another.
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