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You're a million years old today!

Living In The Material World was released on 30th May, 1973.

Living In The Material World is one of my personal favourite albums by George Harrison.

In 1970, George released his first post-Beatles album, the glorious triple-decker, All Things Must Pass. In making this album, George proved himself to be more than just "The Quiet Beatle". By the time George had the chance to express himself outside of the Fab Four, he had quite a back-catalogue of songs overlooked in favour of the Lennon/McCartney tracks that dominate the Beatles' ouvoir. Bootleg recordings of The Get Back Sessions reveal that George had already worked out such songs as "Isn't It A Pity", "Let It Down", "All Things Must Pass" and "Hear Me Lord".

After enjoying unexpected commercial success in 1970 and 1971 with the release of his triple-album, George turned his attention to charity. With the help of Ravi Shankar, George organised The Concert for Bangla-Desh. Performers at this concert included Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Billy Preston, Badfinger, Leon Russell and Bob Dylan. The concert was recorded live and was issued as another triple-lp in 1972.