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    Beatles - George Harrison Signed Apple Publishing Limited Check in Matted Display (London, July 3, 1973). A National Westminster Bank Limited 7.5" x 3.375" (sight size) company check printed with the Apple name and logo, filled out in an unknown hand and signed in blue ink: "George Harrison". Made payable to "George Alexander" for £112-8. Attractively double matted in a matching pink with a 7" x 10" (sight size) color "White Album" portrait and two smaller photos to an overall 20" x 16".Very Fine. COA from Heritage Auctions.

    George Alexander has the distinction of being the first songwriter signed by the Beatles to Apple Music Publishing in 1967. He was the older brother of George Young of the Easybeats. Alexander formed a band to record the songs he wrote. John named the band Grapefruit (after Yoko's book) and the Beatles were active in advising and promoting the band. Their first record was released in early 1968 but not on the Beatles Apple label. Their sound was quite Beatlesque with excellent harmonies but even with the group's promotional efforts, they were never a major success.


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