George Harrison was a member of The Beatles throughout his adolescence and early adulthood. He spent more time with his bandmates than anyone else, and they shared the highs and lows of fame. They also became more and more irritated with one another over time. The band ultimately disbanded as a result of the arguments. This, according to Harrison, was the most depressing aspect of being a member of The Beatles.
George Harrison remarked that the breakup of The Beatles was a relief.
Following their final performance in San Francisco, The Beatles ended their world tour in 1966. This, according to Harrison, has greatly relieved him.
He admitted to Rolling Stone in 1987 that there had been some relief following the concert in Candlestick Park. “We actually set up this camera before one of the final numbers; I believe it had a fisheye, a very wide-angle lens. Knowing that was the final performance, we set it up on the amplifier, Ringo got off the drums, and we turned our backs on the crowd to pose for a picture.
He claimed that following that, the band’s dissolution felt inevitable.
After that, when he arrived home, “there was a sense of relief,” he said. After that, we spent what felt like fifty years going in and out of each other’s homes, writing songs, and going into the studio to record Sgt. White Album and Pepper. But it was just too much for me, and I believe it was for all of us. The novelty had become old hat. Everyone was maturing. In essence, everyone was getting married and moving out. Actually, I believe it was inevitable.
What George Harrison found most depressing about being in The Beatles was revealed.
The bandmates became increasingly irritated with one another before the breakup. This didn’t end when the band disbanded; throughout the 1970s, they expressed their complaints in interviews and songs. Harrison was irate that John Lennon and Paul McCartney disregarded his contributions to the band. Even so, he was saddened when they split up.
In an interview with Joe Smith, he stated, “Well, it was just mainly the sadness of, because we’ve been so close for so long,” according to the Library of Congress. “I mean, the Four-Headed Monster and I never went anywhere without each other, as Mick Jagger said at the Hall of Fame. For years, all we saw were limos, hotels, planes, and concert halls, where we shared all the sufferings and loneliness.
The band’s impact on their relationships was the saddest thing for Harrison.
Although, at the same time, I would relate that to growing up in a family, he said, “And that was the saddest thing, of us actually getting fed up with each other as, you know, not being able to.” You all want to go off and get your own girlfriends and homes when you reach a certain age, so you know, split up a little.
He said his life was easier after The Beatles
Harrison acknowledged that he did miss some aspects of his time with The Beatles, but overall he felt better after they split up.
He said, “Once we entered the heavy period of the Beatles in the early ’60s and through the mania, it was very difficult.” “That was very challenging. After that, we went through the entire drug phase, which left our brains confused. I’m glad to say I’ve come out of that tunnel and I feel really, really good about it. And then, after the Beatles broke up, we know historically it was all the legal issues.
He claimed that he felt content, which made life simpler.
I myself am a happy person, too,” he added. “All of our issues are disappearing. Thus, it’s now actually quite simple.
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