Expansive 50th anniversary reissue of George Harrison’s debut album ‘All Things Must Pass’ due in August

An expanded 50th anniversary edition of George Harrison‘s classic 1970 debut solo album All Things Must Pass will be released August 6 in multiple formats and configurations, including a Super Deluxe eight-LP or five-CD/Blu-ray-audio set.

The Super Deluxe reissue features a new mix of the original 23-track album, the demos Harrison recorded during the first two days of the All Things Must Pass sessions, and a variety of outtakes and studio jams. Forty-two of the tracks are previously unreleased.

The Blu-ray audio disc features three high-res versions of the album.

The collection comes packaged with a 60-page scrapbook curated by Harrison’s widow, Olivia, that features rare images, handwritten lyrics, diary entries, studio notes, track-by-track information and more. A replica of the original album poster also is included.

Released in November 1970, All Things Must Pass spent the seven weeks at #1 on the Billboard 200. It features George’s enduring spiritual anthem “My Sweet Lord,” which — released as a two-sided single with “Isn’t It a Pity” — became the first solo song by a Beatle to top the Billboard Hot 100, spending five weeks at #1.

Other standout tunes on the album include the top-10 hit “What Is Life,” “Wah-Wah,” George’s memorable cover of Bob Dylan‘s “If Not for You,” and the Dylan-co-written “I’d Have You Anytime.”

The All Things Must Pass reissue was executive-produced by Harrison’s son, Dhani.

To celebrate the reissue’s announcement, a previously alternate take of “Run of the Mill” has been released as a digital track, and an animated music video for the track has premiered at Harrison’s YouTube channel.

Visit GeorgeHarrison.com for a full track list and details about the various versions of the All Things Must Pass reissue.

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