This limited-edition CD was released in 1987 and includes songs unavailable on any other commercially available disc. "Sat Singing," "Lay His Head," and "Flying Hour" were all written for the LP Somewhere in England but were rejected by Warner Brothers. After being bootlegged for years, this is the first and only appearance of these songs on an official release, making this one of the essential additions to any serious Beatles or George Harrison collection. An additional song from the same sessions, "Tears of the World," remains unreleased, raising the question of when a Harrison box set might be produced. The fourth track is a mono version of "For You Blue," a different version of which most recently appeared on the Beatles' Anthology 3. Songs By George Harrison is remarkable and the songs are classic Harrison.
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AllMusic Review by JT Griffith