On Friday, November 26, George Harrison’s magnificent 1970 solo debut, All Things Must Pass, will be released in a limited edition, numbered 180-gram vinyl set in its original 3LP configuration, with faithfully replicated original monochromic album art, poster and lift-top box packaging. Newly remastered at Abbey Road Studios from the original analogue master tapes, the deluxe vinyl reissue commemorates the landmark album’s 40th anniversary and will be available exclusively at Record Store Day-participating independent music retailers across the U.S. On the same date, the album will be available for download purchase in audiophile quality digital format (96Khz/24 bit) exclusively at www.georgeharrison.com. Originally released November 27, 1970, All Things Must Pass is widely considered to be one of George Harrison’s finest albums. Co-produced by Harrison and Phil Spector, the album topped Billboard’s Top 200 chart for seven weeks and includes the international #1 smash single “My Sweet Lord” and its b-side “Isn’t It a Pity,” and the Top 10 hit “What Is Life.” All Things Must Pass features a broad spectrum of all-star guest musicians, including Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton and Billy Preston, among others. A third LP, a collection of five informal live studio recordings Harrison titled ‘Apple Jam,’ was added to the double album’s original package and is also included in the new 40th Anniversary Edition. We have a copy of this to give away to the first lucky Phawker reader to correctly answer the following trivia question: George Harrison was sued for copyright infingement claiming his song “My Sweet Lord” plagiarized what song from the early 60s? Send your answer to FEED@PHAWKER.COM along with your mailing address and cell phone number for confirmation. Good luck and
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