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George Harrison: “All Things Must Pass”
The Hook: Thought to be about the demise of The Beatles, George called a “very philosophical thing.”.
Writer: George Harrison
Stats: Never released as a single, it continues to be played on classic rock radio.
Background: George Harrison titled his first post-Beatles solo release after “All Things Must Pass,” a song he’d written while he was a Beatle and actually demoed at Abbey Road on his 26th birthday in 1969. He spoke about the song for an electronic press kit when the album’s 30th anniversary edition was released in 2001.
George Harrison on the song “All Things Must Pass.” OC:…all evening. :13
“The whole idea of, well, ‘All Things Must Pass’ is a very philosophical thing, y’know. Sunrise doesn’t last all morning and a cloudburst doesn’t last all day and a sunset doesn’t last all evening.”