George Harrison released several best-selling singles and albums as a solo performer, and in 1988 co-founded the platinum-selling supergroup the Traveling Wilburys. A prolific recording artist, he was featured as a guest guitarist on tracks by Badfinger, Ronnie Wood and Billy Preston, and collaborated on songs and music with Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton and Tom Petty, among others. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him number 11 in their list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”.
3. Got My Mind Set On You – George Harrison. Two music videos were released for his cover, centred around an arcade, the second in a study, with dancing objects – and a backflip!
4. Give Me Love, Give Me Peace – George Harrison – from the album . The song hit #1 in May 1973, knocking “” by off the top spot on the chart.
1. My Sweet Lord – George Harrison – from the album . It was the first #1 hit by any ex-Beatle. In an interview in 1980, George talked about the song’s inspiration: