William Furry http://wuis.org en First Beatle In America - George Harrison http://wuis.org/post/first-beatle-america-george-harrison <p>It was 50 years ago this month that a young George Harrison, a virtual unknown, traveled from Great Britain to the United States.&nbsp; He was coming to visit his sister, Louise, who had moved with her husband to the southern Illinois town of <a href="http://www.historicjail.com/?page_id=17">Benton.</a> &nbsp;<br><br>George spent a couple of weeks in that area.&nbsp; He bought a classic guitar, later used on Beatles' recordings.&nbsp; He also did a radio interview and camped out in the Shawnee National Forest. &nbsp;<br> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 14:30:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 8990 at http://wuis.org First Beatle In America - George Harrison