Foo Fighter Grohl Comments On Death Of His Favorite Beatle

By | December 1, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl was saddened to learn that the Beatles’ guitarist-songwriter George Harrison had died due to cancer. “George Harrison was always my favorite Beatle,” Grohl said in a statement. “His quiet sensitivity always seemed so noble. His songs seemed sweeter and deeper than the rest. Beyond being an amazing player, his ability to convey such emotion with just his guitar played a huge part in the Beatles’ music for me. He was the secret weapon.”

Grohl added, “One of the first guitar leads I ever learned was from the song ‘Something,’ when I was about 11 years old. I paid tribute to him on our first record with the song ‘Oh, George…,’ a reference to the slide lead. He was always my favorite….and always will be

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