Song of the day: George Harrison – "Crackerbox Palace"

I don’t usually post songs by non-Australian artistes two days in a row, but the New Year’s Day appearance by George Harrison prompted commenter AuroraSkye (Hi!) to ask for some more George (and to mention how cute George was).

Well, AuroraSkye, it doesn’t take much to get me to play more George Harrison.

Here’s GH with “Crackerbox Palace” (1976):

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Video (embedding disabled. Grrr.)

When I was a wee bairn, “Crackerbox Palace” was one of the oddest film clips (that’s what we called music videos back then) I’d ever seen. As a 15-year-old, I found it extra weird compared to the other film clips being played on the TV music programs.

I was going to mention how Andy Partridge in the “Making Plans For Nigel” film clip always reminded me of one of the characters in the “Crackerbox Palace” film clip (the one sitting on a chair in the palace) but thought that might be way too trivial.

But then I thought: “Why not?” So…

And thanks to the wonders of YouTube, here’s a little making-of “Crackerbox Palace” video:

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