Harrison's final album, 'Brainwashed'
George Harrison passed away in 2001, it was well
known that he had been working hard towards
completing an album of new songs, and ukulele
fans knew that, given George's enthusiasm for the
uke and ukulele banjo in his later years, the uke
was bound to feature heavily on the tracks he had
The world didn't have long
to wait to hear Harrison's last album, as it was
only a matter of a few months before the
announcement was made that Jeff Lynne had
collaborated with George's son Dhani on finishing
off the tracks that George had started, and the
was released in within a year of George's passing.
delighted Harrison fans and was hailed as a
worthy finale to the legend's career, the eleven
new songs sounding fresh and beautifully crafted,
full of feeling and timelessly melodic - there
was also a catchy cover of the 1920s Arlen/Koehler
classic Between The Devil
and the Deep Blue Sea.
The ukulele world was not
disappointed with the album, finding as expected,
that several of the songs featured the uke and
It's a great, tuneful album,
uplifting and easy to listen to - go and get it!