18 The song builds gradually from its understated introduction, with the rhythm section only fully arriving after the first bridge segment.
18 Zeth Lundy of PopMatters describes "Give Me Love" as "effervescent" and "a #1 single that remains one of Harrison's most iconic and well-loved".45 The organ player on the song was American musician Gary Wright, lbum Footprint was one of many musical projects in which Harrison was involved between All Things Must Pass and Material World."Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth is one of its author's most popular songs, among fans and music critics, and features a series of much-praised slide-guitar solos from Harrison.110 Simon Leng finds more superlatives for the song's guitar lines, describing them as "almost too euphonious to be true".92 In his liner notes to the Let It Roll compilation, music historian Warren Zanes views "Give Me Love" as "perhaps the best example" of how Harrison's "post-Beatles songwriting blurs the line between music and prayer without ever sacrificing the pure melodic force for which.87 In Martin Scorsese 's 2011 documentary George Harrison: Living in the Material World, released ten years after Harrison's death, 88 the song plays over footage of the Friar Park grounds and of Harrison making music in the house with Keltner and Voormann.84 Reissue Edit "Give Me Love" later appeared on the 1976 compilation The Best of George Harrison, 85 as one of just six selections from the artist's solo career.
8 The same period coincided with the height of Harrison's devotion to Hindu spirituality.
138 In what Planer describes as a "stirring reading 18 Jeff Lynne performed the song at the Concert for George on 29 November 2002, held at the Royal hp deskjet 2060 installer Albert Hall exactly a year after Harrison's death.
Give me hope, help me cope, with this heavy load.
11 12 Author Alan Clayson describes it as having "flowed from George with an ease as devoid of ante-start agonies as a Yoko Ono 'think piece.
The single also reached the top ten in Britain, Canada, Australia and other countries around the world.45 46 Another contrast was Harrison's adoption of a production style that partly recalls George Martin 's work with the Beatles.At the Concert for George tribute to Harrison, in November 2002, Jeff Lynne performed "Give Me Love" with Andy Fairweather-Low and Marc Mann playing the twin slide-guitar parts.17 The intro features strummed acoustic guitar, similar in style to the opening of Bob Dylan 's ".132 Lindsay Planer writes that two covers of the song "worth noting" are a version by Bob Koenig, issued on his Prose Icons album in 1996, and one by Brazilian singer Marisa Monte from the same year.96 In Britain, where the national economy was heading into recession after the boom years of the 1960s, 97 98 lines such as "help me cope with this heavy load according to Alan Clayson, "touched a raw nerve or two".53 The rhythm section consisted of bassist Klaus Voormann and drummer Jim Keltner.120 In the 1974 shows, the song usually appeared midway through the set and featured Billy Preston's synthesizer and a flute solo from Tom Scott instead of the familiar slide-guitar breaks.134 In 1998, "Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth was one of five Harrison songs that composers Steve Wood and Daniel May adapted for their soundtrack to the documentary film Everest ; part of the piece "The Journey Begins" incorporates "Give Me Love".George Harrison, released as the opening track of his 1973 album.Give me love, give me love, give me peace on earth.138 These three musicians played "Give Me Love" as part of a tribute to Harrison during the Rock for the Rainforest benefit concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City.