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Today would be George Harrison’s 68th birthday. It also marks the day before If Not For You.

This event is the product of months of rehearsals (now over) and hundreds and hundreds of hours, all volunteered. The generosity, dedication and enthusiasm has been overwhelming. It’s been a great reminder of just how good people can be.

Over the last few days, the show has been featured in a number of local newspapers and other publications, WUNC’s State Of Things and on the WRAL noon news. It’s been passed around on Facebook like crazy.

And tickets, we hear, are selling briskly. The musicians deserve a big crowd, since that’s the best kind of reward for their hard work. Of course, the Caring Community Foundation deserves a good turnout, too, to support their dedication to helping those in need across the Triangle. Again, a great reminder of just how good people can be.

Update: Add to that list of media stuff a set this morning on WCOM, with Jeff Hart and Willie Painter performing “Beware Of Darkness,” “Apple Scruffs and “I’d Have You Anytime.”

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From the front page of today’s News & Observer. Kindly ignore the mention of Let’s Active.

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Pete Drake.

Nashville pedal steel virtuoso Pete Drake came to London for a week of the All Things Must Pass sessions. Luckily, someone had a camera.

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George At Bob’s.

A photo from George’s visit to Dylan’s home in Woodstock. Thanksgiving 1968, if memory serves. (I could drag out a Beatle or Dylan geek book and find the actual date, but I won’t.)

That Jakob’s throwing back the bottle.

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