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Dark Horse

The story behind this album is now legendary. While frantically trying to put together a North American tour and being doubly frantic about getting an album out to go with it, an exhausted George developed laryngitis just before going on the road and before finishing the record. Not all of the tracks are affected by George’s failing voice, but it is easy to see why the album has been affectionately or disparagingly called “Dark Hoarse” over the years by fans, critics and even George himself.

1

“Hari’s on Tour (Express)”

Composed by:George Harrison
Recorded by:George Harrison
End of principle recording:October 1974
Released:09 December 1974 (in US on Dark Horse)
Best digital version:Dark Horse (2014)| Amazon Link

2

“Simply Shady”

Composed by:George Harrison
Recorded by:George Harrison
End of principle recording:October 1974
Released:09 December 1974 (in US on Dark Horse)
Best digital version:Dark Horse (2014)| Amazon Link

3

“So Sad”

Composed by:George Harrison
Recorded by:George Harrison
End of principle recording:October 1974
Released:09 December 1974 (in US on Dark Horse)
Best digital version:Dark Horse (2014)| Amazon Link

4

“Bye Bye, Love”

Composed by:Felice Bryant / Boudleaux Bryant / George Harrison
Recorded by:George Harrison
End of principle recording:October 1974
Released:09 December 1974 (in US on Dark Horse)
Best digital version:Dark Horse (2014)| Amazon Link

5

“Māya Love”

Composed by:George Harrison
Recorded by:George Harrison
End of principle recording:October 1974
Released:09 December 1974 (in US on Dark Horse)
Best digital version:Dark Horse (2014)| Amazon Link

6

“Ding Dong, Ding Dong”

Composed by:George Harrison
Recorded by:George Harrison
End of principle recording:October 1974
Released:06 December 1974 (in UK on A-side with “I Don’t Care Anymore” on B-side)
Best digital version:Dark Horse (2014)| Amazon Link

7

“Dark Horse”

Composed by:George Harrison
Recorded by:George Harrison
End of principle recording:October 1974
Released:18 November 1974 (in US on A-side with “I Don’t Care Anymore” on B-side)
Best digital version:Dark Horse (2014)| Amazon Link

8

“Far East Man”

Composed by:George Harrison / Ron Wood
Recorded by:George Harrison
End of principle recording:October 1974
Released:09 December 1974 (in US on Dark Horse)
Best digital version:Dark Horse (2014)| Amazon Link

9

“It is ‘He’ (Jai Sri Krishna)”

Composed by:George Harrison
Recorded by:George Harrison
End of principle recording:October 1974
Released:09 December 1974 (in US on Dark Horse)
Best digital version:Dark Horse (2014)| Amazon Link

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