The tribute concert was held at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Nov. 29, 2002, the one-year anniversary of Harrison’s death. The performers included former Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, as well as rock legends Eric Clapton and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers. The lineup also included Dhani Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Monty Python, Tom Hanks, Eric Clapton, Anoushka Shankar, Gary Brooker, Joe Brown, Jools Holland and Sam Brown.
The album will be released on Feb. 23, two days before what would have been his 75th birthday. It was been re-issued before, but this will be the first time it has been pressed on 180 gram vinyl, according to Rolling Stone.
The album Concert for George is available for pre-order on the George Harrison website. The album will be available in a variety formats, including LPs, CDs, DVD/BueRays, and a limited-edition box set.
The album’s track listing includes great music by Paul McCartney (“For You Blue, “All Things Must Pass”), Eric Clapton (“Beware Of Darkness”) Eric Clapton & Paul McCartney (“While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” “Something”), Ringo Starr (“Photograph,” “Honey Don’t”), Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (“Taxman,” “I Need You,” “Handle With Care”), Jeff Lynne (“I Want To Tell You,” “Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)”) and more.