David Bowie with cutouts of the Yellow Submarine Beatles, photographed by Phil Velasquez/Chicago Tribune.
“I just met David Bowie [during the Dark Horse Tour]…. David Bowie, these were my very words, and I hope he wasn’t offended by it because all I really meant was what I said. I pulled his hat up from over his eyes and said: ‘Hi, man, how are you, nice to meet you,’ pulled his hat up and said, you know, ‘Do you mind if I have a look at you, to see what you are because I’ve only ever seen those dopey pictures of you.’ I mean, every picture I’ve ever seen of David Bowie, or Elton John, they just look stupid to me…. I want to see, you know, who the person is.” - George Harrison, New York City radio interview, December 1974
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According to the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (26 January 2013), ‘Everyone Says Hi’ was written by David Bowie in memory of George Harrison.
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