TDP NEWS: Conan O’Brien Digs George Harrison

appleyearsLast night marked the conclusion of Conan O’Brien’s week-long tribute to George Harrison and his pivotal album All Things Must Pass. Musical guests including Paul Simon, Beck, Dhani Harrison (George’s son), and Norah Jones honored the late Beatles guitar player by performing some of his beloved songs. The week’s tribute followed up Capitol Records’ recent release of the George Harrison: The Apple Years (1968 – 1975) box set, which compiles his first six solo albums, previously unreleased live and demo tracks, and includes a bonus DVD of some rare live footage.

This Sunday, LA’s Fonda Theater will host George Fest, an all-star tribute concert featuring artists ranging from The Flaming Lips’s Wayne Coyne to “Weird” Al Yankovic.

You can see all of the George Harrison tribute performances that aired this week on Conan O’Brien here:

Paul Simon (friend of Harrison):”Here Comes the Sun”

Beck (fan of Harrison) : “Wah Wah”

Dhani Harrison and Friends (son of Harrison): “Let it Down”

Norah Jones (daughter of Ravi Shankar, Harrison’s spiritual guide): “Behind that Locked Door”

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