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Unseen Harrison lyrics displayed

George Harrison
George Harrison died in 2001

Lyrics written by former Beatle George Harrison that have never been seen before have gone on display at the British Library in London.

The untitled lyrics were written in early 1967 when Harrison was aged 23 or 24 while the Beatles had stopped touring to work in the studio.

Hunter Davies, who is researching the band's official biography, found the lyrics at the Abbey Road studio.

The hand-written lyrics were never put to music or recorded.

Jamie Andrews, head of modern literary manuscripts at the library, said: "The nation loves the Beatles so it's great to see George's lyric reunited with those of his band mates in the British Library."

Most of the British Library's Beatles collection is on loan by permission of Davies, who plans to donate it to the library after his death.



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