George Harrison’s wife, Olivia, and their son, Dhani, have safeguarded his legacy since his death in 2001. Alongside the remaining Beatles, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono, and their son, Sean, Olivia and Dhani, help make important decisions regarding the Beatles.
However, Olivia and Dhani have more opinions on some things than others.
George Harrison’s wife, Olivia, and their son, Dhani, have more opinions on certain things at Beatles meetings
Yoko Ono became the Beatles’ first widow after Mark David Chapman murdered John in 1980. Olivia followed after George died of cancer in 2001. They took their husbands’ seats in board meetings. administration of the Beatles.
They discuss Beatles business and vote on things that affect the band and their music, including projects like Peter Jackson’s recent three-part documentary, The Beatles: Come Back.
However, Olivia recently told The Associated Press that she and Dhani have more opinions on certain Beatles-related things.
“Dhani and I are truly here to take care of George’s legacy,” she said. “On some things we are more opinionated. But on other things, I say to myself, ‘it’s their music, it’s their images… they know what they want to hear and see’. It’s great to guide and provide George’s material and help them in any way possible.
Olivia said it was also a lot of fun working with her Beatles family.
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Paul said he considers Olivia and Yoko Beatles since stepping into their husband’s shoes and helping make decisions about the band over the years.
“During the breakup is when it screwed up — we went three to one,” Paul explained (per Metro). “But now it has to be unanimous. Both girls are Beatles. We have no right of veto.
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Olivia and Dhani now have Grammys for their work on George’s legacy
Olivia and Dhani’s work on George’s legacy recently won them a Grammy Award at the 2022 Grammy Awards. Mother, son and Darren Evans won a Grammy for Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Set for their work on All must pass: 50th anniversary edition.
According to Billboard, Dhani is the first child of a Beatle to receive a Grammy.
Meanwhile, for her part, Olivia is the third wife or widow of a Beatle to win a Grammy. Linda McCartney shared two awards with her husband Paul McCartney for their work in Wings – “Band on the Run” (1974) and “Rockestra Theme” (1979). Yoko Ono shared the Album of the Year award with her late husband John Lennon for their work on John’s latest album, Dual Fantasy (nineteen eighty one).
Olivia and Dhani would continue to attend Beatles meetings and look after George’s interests. They constantly went above and beyond to safeguard his legacy. So it will be interesting to see what they do next.
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