Scorsese’s “Living in the Material World” Is An Alternate Journey Through George Harrison’s Life

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Scorsese prevails all assumptions of George Harrison in his documentary “Living in the Material World”. George’s widow Olivia Harrison produced the documentary with Scorsese in order to precisely manifest his life.

As the self-declared recluse from the rest of [lastfm link_type="similar_artist_radio"]The Beatles[/lastfm], Harrison transcended into a life of opposing values from those who were most prevalent in his life.

Throughout his years, George Harrison experimented with various lifestyle changes, ranging from Mop Top mayhem to a violent separation from The Beatles. Along the way, drugs and meditation became everyday observances, until the day George realized that salvation lingered in sober solitude.

Infidelity was present as the famous love triangle occurred between Harrison’s former wife Pattie Boyd, and long time companion Eric Clapton.

The culmination of Ravi Shankar, India, and the sitar had on Harrison’s personal life and music is strongly depicted through the tone of Harrison’s songwriting abilities. His musical collaboration expanded when [lastfm link_type="similar_artist_radio"]The Traveling Wilburys[/lastfm] formed with Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty, and Jeff Lynne. Although George Harrison’s spirit was metamorphosed, his sincerity perpetually remained in the passions of his existence.

[Source: Time]

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