George Harrison, the spiritual Beatle.

George Harrison, the spiritual Beatle.

George Harrison, the spiritual Beatle.

Previously published Slate articles made new.
Nov. 30 2001 1:18 PM

All Things Must Pass

Ex-Beatle George Harrison died Thursday at the age of 58. Last October, Christopher Caldwell and Erik Tarloff  reviewed the Beatles Anthology book and accompanying CDs. "The cliché is that the Beatles went to Rishikesh in India to learn Eastern spiritualism with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi." Caldwell writes. "But really it was only George who did that ('He will be flying on a magic carpet by the time he's forty,' said Paul)." Click here  to read their discussion.