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Beck Covers George Harrison's "Wah-Wah" on 'Conan' — Video

Last night, Beck got Conan's George Harrison Week off to a rousing start with his quick and to-the-point cover of Harrison's 1970 album track, "Wah-Wah."

This week's Harrison-themed festivities over at Conan are in celebration of a comprehensive new eight-disc box set, George Harrison: The Apple Years 1968-75, which compiles the guitarist's first six solo albums. The box set came out today.

For a lot more information on the box set (plus a look at every disc in the set), head in this general direction.

"Wah-Wah" originally appeared on Harrison's celebrated All Things Must Pass Album, which some people (me, perhaps?) consider the greatest solo Beatles album — ever.

We've included Harrison's original version of the song below — for your listening pleasure!

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.