George Harrison’s Unreleased Songs May Be Finished by His Son, Dhani
Music that George Harrison recorded, but never completed, prior to his death in 2001, may surface at some point. According to his widow, Olivia, she and their son, Dhani, have been talking about having him put the final touches on the tracks.
“There are a lot of songs that are unfinished,” Billboard reported Olivia as saying. “I think there’s a project there. I just need time to get to it.”
The occasion was a 10th anniversary celebration of The Beatles Love, the Cirque du Soleil production that plays at the Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Also in attendance was John Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, who told Billboard that she has been working on an album of her own, but it was put on hold when she received a health scare in the form of the flu that caused her to be hospitalized back in February. She offered an update on her condition, saying that "everything in my body is OK now, except I have a problem walking.” As for the music, she noted that she wants "to be a little more normal" before returning to it.
Dhani Harrison has been a professional musician ever since he and Jeff Lynne worked together to bring Brainwashed, the album George was working on when he died on Nov. 29, 2001, to fruition a year later. Since 2006, he has been in thenewno2, an avant-garde rock band that has put out three records since 2008, with the most recent one being the score to the 2013 film Beautiful Creatures.
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