Beware of Darkness

Video by Catherine Duike

I’ll be singing George Harrison’s “Beware of Darkness” tonight at our local Star Community Bar, as part of the annual St. George Birthday Bash, along with a bevy of other great local singers, backed by the Metro Atlanta Dark Horse Orchestra. Can I admit I was totally unfamiliar with this song, until I was invited to sing it? I’ve transposed some of George’s highs into lower harmonies, I think it will sound OK without deflating the power and mystery of the original.

From the event posting:

It’s Twue! It’s Twue! And It’s All Too Much! Come celebrate the great George Harrison’s birthday as an all-star roster of local singers take on the Quiet One’s greatest hits — from the Fab Four the Traveling Wilburys — backed by the Metro Atlanta Dark Horse Orchestra. * All proceeds will go to support the Amphibian Foundation and George’s own Material World Foundation.*Special guest singers scheduled include:
K Michelle DuBois * Blake Rainey * Kenny Howes * Jeff Evans * Slim Chance * Carrie Hodge * Monica Arrington * Susan Holbrook * Mary O Harrison * Brandon Arnold * Tom Browning * Michael Bradley * Dan McNeil * Dan Cooper * Brian Malone * Michael Hodgin * Michael Hunter * and more!

But also from the event posting, and this bullshit needs to end (asterisk #2):

* Tix: https://www.freshtix.com/…/1st-annual-saint-george…
* Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required for entry.
* This will be a non-smoking show.
* A splendid time is guaranteed for all. See less

What would Sir George think about mandatory, experimental government injections that have been proven ineffective and even harmful, in order to enjoy music together? //MB

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