In Bombay today, there was another session for George Harrison’s Wonderwall Music. The Beatles Bible says, somewhat snarkily,

Harrison did not play on any of the recordings, but produced the sessions. Despite this, the album was released under his name alone.

And certainly, that’s not entirely fair. On the other hand, “The Khan, Misra, Jadev, Bhattacharya, Ghosh, Shakher, Sharmar, Kenkare, Chaurasia, Vohra, Desad, & Harrison Band” would be a bit of a mouthful.

Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, an American country singer was playing a concert at one of his country’s most notorious prisons.

What’s the connection between Johnny Cash and The Beatles, you may ask? Well, for one thing, Johnny recorded a cover of “In My Life.” He did not perform it at Folsom — his version appeared many years later, on 2004’s American IV: The Man Comes Around — but I like to imagine that he did, and reduced an auditorium full of hardened criminals to helpless tears. Close your eyes for a minute and it’s easy to picture:

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