It is now 50 years since George Harrison's most successful solo single, My Sweet Lord, was released in the United Kingdom. the hit was essential in popularizing the Hare Krishna Maha Mantra into the mainstream.
"Anger has been flaring, / Voices have been blaring, / To identify who's black, who's white, / And who happens to be right?"
“It’s a subtle mind-shift between entertainment and appreciation” says our host Sakshi Gopal das, having greeted us all warmly this chilly Friday eve, 29th November 2019, “but let’s all appreciate what we owe George Harrison. Where would we be without him and the Beatles?"
Yoko Ono shoehorns her way onto the last disc, interviewing John about his favourite festive food (“corn flakes prepared by Parisienne hands, blessed by a Hare Krishna mantra”).
From Martin Scorsese's documentary George Harrison: Living in the Material World