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A portrait of the artist as a passionate man

Pictorial history: George Harrison - Living in the Material World by Olivia Harrison. Abrams, €34

6th November, 2011
George Harrison.

In March 1966, London Evening Standard journalist Maureen Cleave penned the first expose of a Beatle's private life with an article titled: 'How does a Beatle live? John Lennon Lives Like This'. In it she posited that, in the three years since the Beatles had come to prominence, they had become famous "in the way the Queen is famous".

It's the article in which Lennon's infamous Christ statement was aired ("Christianity will go. It will vanish...

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