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Eric Clapton felt compelled to organize a concert for George after George Harrison died

In 2001, after longtime friend George Harrison died of most cancers, Eric Clapton needed to act. He went straight to George’s widow and told her he needed to prepare something special for George. The end result was George’s Concerto.

George Harrison and Eric Clapton performed together in the 1980s.
George Harrison and Eric Clapton | Dave Hogan/Getty Photos

Eric Clapton has a hard time expressing his emotions to George Harrison

Clapton was with the Yardbirds, and George was with the Beatles when they first met in the early 1960s. The couple officially met during a live performance at Lovin’ Spoonful. George thought the guitarist seemed lonely.

After George Harrison’s death, Eric Clapton felt compelled to prepare a live show for George

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