LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney and George Harrison's widow and son have publicly remembered the late Beatle on what would have been his 75th birthday.
"Happy Birthday Georgie. Wonderful memories," McCartney tweeted Sunday along with a black and white photograph of the two of them taken during the Beatlemania days.
Happy Birthday Georgie. Wonderful memories. pic.twitter.com/JklMJ79Zeo— Paul McCartney (@PaulMcCartney) February 25, 2018
Harrison died of cancer in 2001 at age 58.
His widow, Olivia Harrison, and his son, Dhani Harrison, tweeted an invitation for fans to celebrate George's birthday by watching a video of Billy Preston and Eric Clapton performing the Harrison song "Isn't It a Pity" at the star-studded Concert for George in 2002.
Olivia & Dhani invite you to join them in celebrating what would have been George's 75th Birthday today, by watching this performance of one of his loveliest songs, Isn't It A Pity, here performed by his friends at the #ConcertforGeorge.— George Harrison (@GeorgeHarrison) February 25, 2018
Watch: https://t.co/jylC6eg9T5 pic.twitter.com/l9lVWnipQT
McCartney and Ringo Starr are the only surviving members of the English band that rocketed to global fame in the 1960s. John Lennon was shot to death in 1980.
In this 1974 file photo, George Harrison performs in a concert in Landover, Md. Paul McCartney and George Harrison's widow and son have publicly remembered the late Beatle on what would have been his 75th birthday. (AP Photo/Bob Grieser, File)
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