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Ringo Starr, 1968, Rishikesh from the book The Beatles Anthology, Page 284

Ringo Starr, 1968, Rishikesh from the book The Beatles Anthology, Page 284

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"There is a lot of renewed interest in the Beatles because of the CD releases, and this “Twenty Years Ago for Sgt. Pepper,” but there will always be periods when the Beatles sell again. In the Seventies, there was a period, and now another one in the Eighties. I think it happens with each generation. I saw it happen with my own boy. I didn’t tell him anything about the Beatles, and then one day he suddenly said, “Hey, Dad, can you show me the piano riff to ‘Bulldog’?”

I thought, “How the hell did he even hear such an obscure tune?” And then I realized that when all kids get to be five and six, they watch Yellow Submarine. As they get older, they somehow discover the Beatles. It has an everlasting quality."
-George Harrison (via george-harrison-marwa-blues)
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Mike Love and George Harrison, Rishikesh, 1968 from the book The Beatles Anthology, Page 283

Mike Love and George Harrison, Rishikesh, 1968 from the book The Beatles Anthology, Page 283

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"It was sad when we broke up because we had been so close for so long. Mick Jagger said at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame dinner that the Beatles were a four-headed monster. We never went anywhere without each other. We shared all the miseries, and the isolation of limos, hotels, planes, and concert halls, which is all we ever saw for years.

Like Jagger said at the Hall of Fame dinner, “I would like to think we are still friends because those were some of the best times of my life.” And that is true."
—-George Harrison (via harrisonstories)

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John Lennon and Cynthia Lennon, Rishikesh, 1968 from the book The Beatles Anthology, Page 282

John Lennon and Cynthia Lennon, Rishikesh, 1968 from the book The Beatles Anthology, Page 282

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"Some of my solo records didn’t do so well, which was OK. Paul feels more like he has to be a success all the time, but for me I had such ego satisfaction through the Beatles period. We had more fame than anybody could imagine, so when some of my solo records didn’t sell, it didn’t really matter to me. As an example, Ringo once said to me, “I have to have a Number 1.”

I said, “You don’t have to have a Number 1. You want to be number one. The record is second.” I say, if you set yourself up looking for success, when you have a failure, you fall much deeper. I say, bring the two together. As Bob Dylan said, “When you find out you are at the top, you are at the bottom."
-George Harrison (via harrisonstories)

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John Lennon, Cynthia Lennon, Maureen Starkey, and Ringo Starr, Rishikesh, 1968 from the book The Beatles Anthology, Page 282

John Lennon, Cynthia Lennon, Maureen Starkey, and Ringo Starr, Rishikesh, 1968 from the book The Beatles Anthology, Page 282

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"'Hey, Jude' is one of his [Paul McCartney's] masterpieces. He said it was written about Julian, my child. He knew I was splitting up with Cyn and leaving Julian. He was driving over to say 'hi' to Julian. He'd been like an uncle to him. Paul was always good with kids. And so he came up with 'Hey, Jude'."
John Lennon quote from the book The Beatles Anthology, Page 297
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George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Donovan and Jenny Boyd,  Rishikesh, 1968 from the book The Beatles Anthology, Page 282

George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Donovan and Jenny Boyd,  Rishikesh, 1968 from the book The Beatles Anthology, Page 282

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"I thought , as a friend of the family, I would motor out to Weybridge and tell them that everything was all right: to try and cheer them up, basically, and see how they were. I had about an hour’s drive. I would always turn the radio off and try and make up songs, just in case… I started singing: ‘Hey, Jools - don’t make it bad, take a sad song, and make it better…’ It was optimistic, a hopeful message for Julian: ‘Come on, man, your parents got divorced. I know you’re not happy, but you’ll be OK.’"
Paul McCartney quote from the book The Beatles Anthology, Page 297
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