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In May 1960 The Silver Beetles (later to become known as The Beatles) were backing a young musician Johnny Gentle, during his tour through Scotland. For the duration of this tour the whole band decided to give themselves pseudonyms.
George Harrison (1943–2001), lead guitarist of the band, used the name Carl Harrison after Carl Perkins who had written 'Blue Suede Shoes' and was one of The Beatles’ heroes.
See also Paul Ramone, Stuart de Stael and Long John.
‘Carl Harrison’, BeatlesWiki, retrieved 26 April 2014
‘George Harrison’, Wikipedia, retrieved 26 April 2014
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