George Harrison ‎– Dark Horse

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Apple Records ‎– SMAS-3418
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A1 Hari's On Tour (Express)
Bass – Max BennettDrums – John GuerinEngineer – Phil "Angel" McDonald*Guitar – George Harrison, Robben FordHorns – Tom ScottMusic By – George HarrisonPerformer – L.A. Express*Piano – Roger Kellaway
4:40
A2 Simply Shady
Bass – Max BennettDrums – John GuerinEngineer – Phil "Angel" McDonald*Guitar – George Harrison, Robben FordHorns – Tom ScottPerformer – L.A. Express*Piano – Roger KellawayWords By, Music By – George Harrison
4:34
A3 So Sad
Bass – Willie WeeksDrums – Jim Keltner, Ringo StarrEngineer – Philip McDonald*Guitar, Performer [Other Things] – George Harison*Piano – Nicky HopkinsWords By, Music By – George Harrison
4:55
A4 Bye Bye, Love
Composed By – Felice & Boudleaux Bryant*Drum Machine – Rhythm Ace (5)Lyrics By [Parody Lyric Added By] – George HarrisonPerformer [Everything Else], Engineer [Engineer Breakdown] – George*
4:03
A5 Māya Love
Bass – Willie WeeksDrums – Andy NewmarkElectric Piano – Billy PrestonEngineer – Phil McDonaldEngineer [Enginearly] – John Henry "Smith"*Engineer [Second] – Kumar ShankarGuitar – George*Horns – Tom ScottWords By, Music By – George Harrison
4:20
B1 Ding Dong, Ding Dong
Bass – Klaus Voormannn*Drums – Jim*, Ringo*Electric Guitar – Alvin Lee, George H*, Ron Would If You Let Him*Guitar – George*, Mick Jones (2)Horns – Tom ScottOther [Spirit] – Sir Frank CrispPiano – Gary WrightWords By, Music By – George Harrison
3:37
B2 Dark Horse
Backing Vocals [Ooohhs] – Lon And Derek Van Eaton*Bass – Willie WeeksDrums – Andy NewmarkElectric Piano – Billy PrestonEngineer – Norm KinneyFlute – Chuck Findley, Jim Horn, Tom ScottGuitar – George*, Robben FordHihat – Jim KeltnerPerformer [Crochet] – Emil RichardsPerformer [Trinidad Blissed Out] – Olivia AriasWords By, Music By – George Harrison
3:52
B3 Far East Man
Bass – Willie WeeksDrums – Andy NewmarkElectric Piano – Billy PrestonGuitar – George HarrisonHorns – Tom ScottMusic By – George Harrison, Ron WoodWords By – George Harrison
5:47
B4 It Is "He" (Jai Sri Krishna)
Bass – Willie WeeksDrums – Andy NewmarkEngineer – Kumar Shankar, Phil McDonaldFlute – Chuck Findley, Jim Horn, Tom ScottGuitar, Drum [Gub-Gubi], Synthesizer [Moog] – George*Piano – Billy PrestonWobble Board – Emil RichardsWords By, Music By – George Harrison
4:44

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Label variant; white labels with blue print.

Contains an illustrated inner sleeve as well as a separate insert with lyrics.

On back cover:
All glories to Sri Krishna
℗ 1974 EMI Records Limited
Manufactured by Apple Records Inc., 1370 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York

On inner sleeve:
Recorded at F.P.S.H.O.T.U.K. [A1, A2]
A+M Studio [B2]
F.P.S.H.O.T. [Remaining tracks]

Track A3: "Pattie + Eric Clapton" are credited but they are not performing on the album. This was a joke added by Harrison as a reference to his ex-wife Pattie Boyd leaving him for Eric Clapton.

Tom Scott and L.A. Express appear through the courtesy of Ode Records, Inc.
Billy Preston and Lon & Dereck Van Eaton appear through the courtesy of A&M Records, Inc.
Alvin Lee appears through the courtesy of CBS Records (outside of U.S. and Canada, he appears through the courtesy of Chrysalis Records)
Eric Clapton appears through the courtesy of RSO Records
Nicky Hopkins appears through the courtesy of Mercury Records

Thanks to: Tennis O'Brian, Chuck Cassell, Clare Casel, Bhaskar, Ted Doran, Jack Katz, Johnathan Clyde, Derek Taylor and Sripad Maharaj, Doreen Dahl.

Recorded in England except [track B2] recorded in USA.

℗ 1974 EMI Records Limited
Mfd. by Apple Records Inc.

All selections composed by George
Harrison and published by Ganga
Publishing B.V./ BMI; except "So Sad"
Published by Harrisongs Limited / BMI.
and "Bye Bye, Love" Composed by
Felice & Boudleaux Bryant (parody
lyrics added by George Harrison)
and Published by House of
Bryant Publications BMI

All selections Composed by
George Harrison ( except "Far East Man"
Words by George Harrison, Music by
George Harrison and Ron Wood) and
Published by Ganga Publishing
B.V. / BMI

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 - Label): SMAS-1-3418
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 - Label): SMAS-2-3418
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 (etched)): SMAS-1-3418-Z'7 [circled 2]
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 (etched)): SMAS-2-3418-Z7 [circled 2]
  • Matrix / Runout (Sides 1 & 2 (stamped)(lightly)): o

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PAS 10008, 0C 064-05774 George Harrison Dark Horse(LP, Album, Gat) Apple Records, Apple Records PAS 10008, 0C 064-05774 UK 1974 Sell This Version
2C 068-05774 George Harrison Dark Horse(LP, Album, Gat) Apple Records 2C 068-05774 France 1975 Sell This Version
XBTL-1033 George Harrison Dark Horse(LP, Album, Gat) Apple Records XBTL-1033 Brazil 1974 Sell This Version
8140 George Harrison Dark Horse(LP, Album) Apple Records 8140 Argentina 1975 Sell This Version
PAS 10008, 0C 064-05774 George Harrison Dark Horse(LP, Album) Apple Records, Apple Records PAS 10008, 0C 064-05774 New Zealand 1974 Sell This Version

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