Living in the Material World

George Harrison - Living in the Material World
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1973 Ratings: #73 / 132
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The Beebles In The 70s: Part 11
Living In The Material World

In 1971 George Harrison put together and played the first benefit concert with the “Concert for Bangladesh” shows. Following this Harrison took a year off writing and recording music.

At some point in 1972 he got back in the studio and started work on a new project, this time scaling back the scope of his project following the gigantic All Things Must Pass sessions which featured a lot of musicians, this time only ... read more


Released three years after the phenomenal album and best selling album "All Things must pass" the public was eager to its succession. What they got was a very spiritual album since George deeply indulged into eastern mysticism and beliefs and reflected his spiritual journey in his songs. "Give me love" sounds corny and it kinda is, but it is still a nice listen. "Sue me, sue you blues" reflects on the Apple lawsuit he and his former band members underwent for many ... read more


Underrated gem of an album. All Things Must Pass sets such an incredibly high bar for the rest of George’s works, but I believe that Living In The Material World is a tremendous follow up. The album starts off strong with Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth), doesn’t let up, and has a beautiful ending with That Is All. George still has some pettiness from the Beatles breakup that occurred only 3 years prior, but his beautiful songwriting and guitar playing shines through.

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Track List

  1. Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)
  2. Sue Me, Sue You Blues
  3. The Light That Has Lighted the World
  4. Don't Let Me Wait Too Long
  5. Who Can See It
  6. Living in the Material World
  7. The Lord Loves the One (That Loves the Lord)
  8. Be Here Now
  9. Try Some Buy Some
  10. The Day the World Gets 'Round
  11. That Is All
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Added on: August 10, 2014