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Seeing Is Believing

GEORGE HARRISON TRIBUTE



George Harrison
1943 - 2001 
        
And when the broken-hearted people living in the world agree,
There will be an answer, let it be.
For though they may be parted, there is still a chance that they will
see.
There will be an answer, let it be.

   
        


http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/Music/11/30/harrison.obit

     
His family issued a statement saying:

"He left this world as he lived in it, conscious of God, fearless of death, and at peace, surrounded by family and friends.
He often said, 'Everything else can wait but the search for God cannot wait, and love one another."'
   

"He died with one thought in mind -- love one another,"
friend Gavin De Becker told The Associated Press.  
  
 

1 John 3:11

 For this is the message that ye have heard from the beginning,
that we should love one another.

     


     
WRITING'S ON THE WALL
Somewhere In England
1981
   
The writing's on the wall brother
Your life is in your hands
It's up to you to see the writing's on the wall.
 
It looks you in the eye mister
It's time we stand up tall
Go see and understand the writing's on the wall.
 
Strange we hold on to things that have no grace or power
While death holds on to us much more with every passing hour
And all the time you thought it would last
Your life, your friends would always be
'Til they're drunk away or shot away or die away from you.
 
There's nothing that you need sister
The Lord is in you all

Life is designed to see the writing's on the wall.
 
The music's in the air mothers
You may have heard it call
To you that you may see the writing's on the wall.
 
Be careful going home sister
Be watchful down that road
You've got a lot of love sister
More to grow.
 
The writing's on the wall brothers
Your life is in your hands
It's up to you to see the writing's on the wall
I hope that you may see the writing's on the wall.
 
   


SAVE THE WORLD
Somewhere In England
1981
 
We've got to save the world
Someone else may want to use it
So far we've seen
This planet's rape, how we've abused it
We've got to save the world
 
The Russians have the biggest share
With their long fingers everywhere
And now they've bombs in outer space
With laser beams and atomic waste
   
Rain forest chopped for paper towels
One acre gone in every hour
Our birds and wildlife all destroyed
To keep some millionaires employed
 
We've got to save the whale
Greenpeace they've tried to diffuse it
But dog food salesmen
Persist on kindly to harpoon it
We've got to save the world
   
The armament consortium
They're selling us plutonium
Now you can make your own H-bomb
Right in the kitchen with your mom
   
The nuclear power that costs you more
Than anything you've known before
The half-wit's answer to a need
For cancer, death, destruction, greed
   
We've got to save the world
Someone's children they may need it
So far we've seen
The big business of extinction bleed it
   
We've got to save the world
We're at the mercy of so few
With evil hearts determined to
Reduce this planet into hell
Then find a buyer and make quick sale
   
To end upon a happy note
Like trying to make concrete float
It's very simple knowing that
God in your heart lives

   
We've got to save the world
Someone else may want to use it
It's time you knew
How close we've come
We're gonna lose it - We gotta save, we gotta save
We gotta save the world.
 
     



LIFE ITSELF
Somewhere In England
1981
 
You are the One
You are my love
You send the rain and bring the sun
You stand alone and speak the truth
You are the breath of life itself, oh yes you are
You are the One
 
You're in my dream
I hold you there in high esteem
I need you more each step I take
You are the love in life itself, oh yes you are
You are the One
 
You are the one that I'd die for
And you're all that is real
You are the essence of that which
We taste, touch and feel
   
You are the One
No matter what
You are the real love that I've got
You are my friend and when life's through
You are the light in death itself, oh yes are
You are the One
   
They call you Christ, Vsnu, Buddha, Jehovah,
Our Lord
You are, Govindam, Bismillah, Creator of All
 
You are the One
No matter what
You are the real love that I've got
You are my friend and when life's through
You are the light in death itself, oh yes are
You are the One
   
You are my love
You send the rain and bring the sun
You stand alone and speak the truth
You are the breath of life itself, oh yes you are
You are the breath of life itself, oh yes you are
   
You are the One
 
 

MY SWEET LORD
All Things Must Pass
1970
   
My sweet lord
Hm, my lord
Hm, my lord
I really want to see you
Really want to be with you
Really want to see you lord
But it takes so long, my lord
 
My sweet lord
Hm, my lord
Hm, my lord
I really want to know you
Really want to go with you      
Really want to show you lord
That it won't take long, my lord (hallelujah)
 
My sweet lord (hallelujah)Hm, my lord (hallelujah)
My sweet lord (hallelujah)
I really want to see you
Really want to see you
Really want to see you, lord
Really want to see you, lord
But it takes so long, my lord (hallelujah)
   
My sweet lord (hallelujah)
Hm, my lord (hallelujah)
My, my, my lord (hallelujah)
 
I really want to know you (hallelujah)
Really want to go with you (hallelujah)
Really want to show you lord (aaah)
That it won't take long, my lord (hallelujah)
 
Hmm (hallelujah)
My sweet lord (hallelujah)
My, my, lord (hallelujah)
 
Hm, my lord (hare krishna)
My, my, my lord (hare krishna)
Oh hm, my sweet lord (krishna, krishna)
Oh-uuh-uh (hare hare)
   
Now, I really want to see you (hare rama)
Really want to be with you (hare rama)
Really want to see you lord (aaah)
But it takes so long, my lord (hallelujah)
 
Hm, my lord (hallelujah)
My, my, my lord (hare krishna)
My sweet lord (hare krishna)
My sweet lord (krishna krishna)
My lord (hare hare)
Hm, hm (Gurur Brahma)
Hm, hm (Gurur Vishnu)
Hm, hm (Gurur Devo)
Hm, hm (Maheshwara)
My sweet lord (Gurur Sakshaat)
My sweet lord (Parabrahma)
My, my, my lord (Tasmayi Shree)
My, my, my, my lord (Guruve Namah)
My sweet lord (Hare Rama)
My sweet lord (hare krishna)
My sweet lord (krishna krishna)
My lord (hare hare)
 
 


ISN'T IT A PITY
All Things Must Pass
1970
 
Isn't it a pity
Now, isn't it a shame
How we break each other's hearts
And cause each other pain
How we take each other's love
Without thinking anymore
Forgetting to give back
Isn't it a pity

Some things take so long
But how do I explain
When not too many people
Can see we're all the same
And because of all their tears
Their eyes can't hope to see
The beauty that surrounds them
Isn't it a pity
 
Isn't it a pity
Isn't is a shame
How we break each other's hearts
And cause each other pain
How we take each other's love
Without thinking anymore
Forgetting to give back
Isn't it a pity
 
Forgetting to give back
Isn't it a pity
Forgetting to give back
Now, isn't it a pity 
 
      


AWAITING ON YOU ALL
All Things Must Pass
1970
 
You don't need no love in
You don't need no bed pan
You don't need a horoscope or a microscope
To see the mess that you're in
If you open up your heart
You will know what I mean
We've been polluted so long
Now here's a way for you to get clean
   
By chanting the names of the lord and you'll be free
The lord is awaiting on you all to awaken and see
Chanting the names of the lord and you'll be free
The lord is awaiting on you all to awaken and see

   
You don't need no passport
And you don't need no visas
You don't need to designate or to emigrate
Before you can see Jesus
If you open up your heart
You'll see he's right there
Always was and will be
He'll relieve you of your cares
   
By chanting the names of the lord and you'll be free
The lord is awaiting on you all to awaken and see
Chanting the names of the lord and you'll be free
The lord is awaiting on you all to awaken and see
 
You don't need no church house
And you don't need no Temple
You don't need no rosary beads or them books to read
To see that you have fallen
If you open up your heart
You will know what I mean
We've been kept down so long
Someone's thinking that we're all green
   
And while the Pope owns 51% of General Motors
And the stock exchange is the only thing he's qualified to quote us
The lord is awaiting on you all to awaken and see
By chanting the names of the lord and you'll be free
 
 


HEAR ME LORD
All Things Must Pass
1970
 
(Hear me lord)
Forgive me lord
Please, those years when I ignored you, hmm
Forgive them lord
Those that feel they can't afford you, hmm
 
Help me lord, please
To rise above this dealing, hmm
Help me lord, please
To love you with more feeling, hmm
   
At both ends of the road
To the left and the right
Above and below us
Out and in, there's no place that you're not in
Oh, won't you hear me lord
 
(Hear me lord)
(Hear me lord)
(Hear me lord)
(Hear me lord)
 
At both ends of the road
To the left and the right
Above and below us
Out and in, there's no place that you're not in
Oh, won't you hear me lord
 
Help me lord, please
To rise a little higher, hmm
Help me lord, please
To burn out this desire, hmm
 
Hear me lord, please
Hear me lord, please
 
Oh, won't you please, please
Hear me lord
Oh, hear me lord
Hear me lord
Oh, won't you please, please
Hear me lord
 
       


GIVE ME LOVE (GIVE ME PEACE ON EARTH)
Living In The Material World
1973
   
Give me love
Give me love
Give me peace on earth
Give me light
Give me life
Keep me free from birth
Give me hope
Help me cope, with this heavy load
Trying to, touch and reach you with heart and soul
 
OM M M M M M M M M M M M M M
M M M My Lord . . .
 
PLEASE take hold of my hand, that I might understand you
Won't you please
Oh won't you
 
Give me love
Give me love
Give me peace on earth
Give me light
Give me life
Keep me free from birth
Give me hope
Help me cope, with this heavy load
Trying to, touch and reach you with heart and soul
 
OM M M M M M M M M M M M M M
M M M My Lord . . .

PLEASE take hold of my hand, that I might understand you

     


THE LORD LOVES THE ONE (THAT LOVES THE LORD)
Living In The Material World
1973
 
The Lord loves the one that loves the Lord
And the law says if you don't give,
Then you don't get loving
 
Now the Lord helps those that help themselves
And the law says whatever you do
Is going to come right back on you
 
We're all making out
Like we own this whole world
While the leaders of nations
They're acting like big girls
With no thoughts for their God
Who provides us with all
But when death comes to claim them
Who will stand,
And who will fall?
 
The Lord loves the one that loves the Lord
And the law says if you don't give,
Then you don't get loving
 
Now the Lord helps those that help themselves
And the law says whatever you do
Is going to come right back on you
 
We all move around,
With objectives in mind,
To become rich or famous,
With our reputations signed,
But the few that can reach,
To this coveted slot,
Don't escape old age creeping,
Through their bodies,
Like a rot
 
While the Lord loves the one that loves the Lord
And the law says if you don't give,
Then you don't get loving
 
Now the Lord helps those that help themselves
And the law says whatever you do
Is going to come right back on you

 


THE DAY THE WORLD GETS 'ROUND
Living In The Material World
1973
 
The day the world gets 'round
To understanding where it is,
Using all it's found,
To help each other, hand in hand
 
The day the world gets 'round
To understanding where it's gone
Losing so much ground
Killing each other, hand in hand
   
Such foolishness in man
I want no part of their plan - OH NO
 
If you're the destructive kind
Now I'm working from day to day
As I don't want to be like you
I look for the pure of heart
And the ones that have made a start
   
But Lord, there are just a few
Who bow before you,
In silence they pray,   
Oh how they pray for the day
The world gets 'round
   
Using all they've found
To help each other, hand in hand
 
     


DEAR ONE
Thirty Three And 1/3
1976
 
Dear One near me - truth assessed
Reborn worldwise - mind at rest
True heart sow you - God has blessed
Your soul whispers - love confessed
 
My spirit sings to you now
Creation stands at your feet
My feelings call to you now
Dear One I love you
 
You hear my spirit sing to you
You see creation at your feet
You feel my feelings calling you
You know Dear One I love you
   
Dear One show me - simple Grace
Move me toward Thee - with each pace
 
My spirit sings to you now
Creation stands at your feet
My feelings call to you now
Dear One I love you
 
You hear my spirit sing to you
You see creation at your feet
You feel my feelings calling you
You know Dear One I love you
   


IF YOU BELIEVE
George Harrison
1979
 
You can worry your life away with
Not knowing what each new day may bring to you
Or take each day as it goes on
Wake up to the love that flows on, around you.
 
If you believe - if you believe in you
Everything you thought is possible, if you believe . . .
If you believe in me . . .
All your love's reflected back to you
When you believe.
 
Too many troubles you can't control
To get you falling into the holes they dig for you
Get up - you have all your needs; Pray
Give up - and it all recedes away from you
If you believe - if you believe in you.
   
Everything you thought is possible, if you believe . . .
If you believe in me . . .
All your love's reflected back to you
When you believe.
   


WAKE UP MY LOVE
Gone Troppo
1982
 
Here I go again
Hear that knockin' won't you let me in
Only want that same old thing
Yet it's me here ring, ring, ring
 
I want your love
Wake up my love
And let it in
   
Well you know it's me out here
Can't give up now let us make that clear
All I've had's the run around
Though I'm barking like some hound
   
I want your love
Wake up my love
And let it in
 
I want your love
Wake up my love
And let it in
 
My life's been so many ways
Too much darkness gets me crazed
All around us people fight
Christ
I'm looking for some light
 
Inside your love
Wake up my love
And let it in
 
I don't have no friends of mine
Who can swing me down that vine
Not much sense in what I do
That is why I'm calling you
   
Inside my love
Wake up my love
And let it in
   
I want your love
Wake up my love
And let it in
 
     


MYSTICAL ONE
Gone Troppo
1982
   
They say I'm not what I used to be
All the same
I'm happier than a willow tree
Shine or rain sitting here by a stream
 
(Mmm) There's nothing I'd rather feel
In this world
You and your sweet serenity
Rocking me
Melting my heart away
   
I know something so dear to me
Beyond words
Beautiful feeling in my soul
Sounds I've heard
Like humming birds in a dream
   
(Mmm) That mystical one I knew
Is returned
Lulling me with those raincloud eyes
Taking me
Melting my heart away
 
I am yes I am
I know what I feel
You came in my life
Made me more real
   
I know whatever we may have been
In past times
Has sorted the truth out from the rest
Win or lose
I always knew you'd be there
   
(Mmm) You answer my deepest prayer
In a song
Shimmering slowhand flowing clear
Moving me
Melting my heart away
 
I am yes I am
I know what I feel
You came in my life
Made me more real
   
(Mmm) That mystical one I knew
Is returned
Lulling me with those raincloud eyes
Taking me
Melting my heart away
   


THAT WHICH I HAVE LOST
Somewhere In England
1981

He's fighting the forces of darkness limitation
Falsehood and mortality which bar him
The way back into the higher world
While his whole being is bewildered
He does not know - no law of action
Taking refuge inside himself and he's saying
 
I need someone to show me
Illumine my consciousness
Remove the dark from in me
And give me that which I have lost
 
As all had seemed lost a light from Heaven breaking
A flash - inward illumination
Enriched his life more than any words can tell
He stood there, life renewed fresh as rain
Scales were falling from his eyes again
The bolts of his prison opening - he's saying
   
I found someone who showed me
Illumined my consciousness
Removed the dark from in me
And given me that which I have lost
 
You people don't have time to listen to him
You're too busy fighting revolutions
That keep you back down in the lower world
Your mirrors of understanding they need cleansing
Polish away the dust of desire
Before pure light will reflect in them
 
You need someone to show you
Illumine your consciousness
Remove the dark from in you
And give you that which you have lost.
 
     


ALL THOSE YEARS AGO
Somewhere In England
1981
 
I'm shouting all about love
While they treated you like a dog
When you were the one who had made it so clear
All those years ago.
 
I'm talking all about how to give
They don't act with much honesty
But you point the way to the truth when you say
All you need is love
.
 
Living with good and bad
I always look up to you
Now we're left cold and sad
By someone the devil's best friend
Someone who offended all.
 
We're living in a bad dream
They've forgotten all about mankind
And you were the one they backed up to the wall
All those years ago
You were the one who imagined it all
All those years ago.
   
Deep in the darkest night
I send out a prayer to you
Now in the world of light
Where the spirit free of the lies
And all else that we despise.
   
They've forgotten all about God
He's the only reason we exist
Yet you were the one that they said was so weird
All those years ago
You said it all though not many had ears
All those years ago
You had control of our smiles and our tears
All those years ago.
 
 



THAT IS ALL
Living In The Material World
1973

That is all I want to say
Our love could save the day
That is all I'm waiting for
To try to love you more
    
And that is all I want to do
To get right next to you
That is all I'm living for
Your love and nothing more
And that is all
 
Times I find it hard to say
With useless words getting in my way
Silence often says much more
Than trying to say what's been said before.
   
That is all I want from you
A smile when I feel blue
 
That is all I'm waiting for
Your love and nothing more
And that is all
   
Silence often says much more
Than trying to say what's been said before.
But that is all I want to do
To give my love to you
That is all I'm living for
   
Please let me love you more
And that is all
   


Good-bye, George, and thank you for helping me "to see."  (Read Chapter 12.)



Taking You Home
Don Henley
From the Album Inside Job
(Which is another "clue" ...)

   
I had a good life
Until you came
I had my friends and my freedom
I had my name
Still there was sorrow and emptiness
'Til you made me glad
Oh, in this love I found a strength
I never knew I had

And this love
Is like nothing I have ever known
Take my hand, love
I'm taking you home
I'm taking you home

There were days, lonely days
When the world wouldn't throw me a crumb
But I kept on believing
That this day would come


And this love
Is like nothing I have ever known
Take my hand, love
I'm taking you home
I'm taking you home
Where we can be with the ones who really care
Home, where we can grow together
Keep you in my heart forever.



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