Last Christmas (2016), the news broke my heart. The very next day, WHAM! did I play. (Playing)

Like the rest of the world, the passing of George Michael came as a shock to me...unlike everyone else, I doubt that they got into George before they when they were in preschool. How can one remember from
such a young age? As George sang, "My memory serves me far too well."
The first time I heard "Everything She Wants" on the radio, I was hooked for life. At first, I thought it was "Somebody Tell Me." (This was his favorite song to play at concerts)

George was born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou (Panos) on June 25, 1963 in Finchley, England, where he and Andrew Ridgeley first met at Bushey Meads School. WHAM! was formed in 1981; the two were former members of The Executive.

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1) Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go #
2) Everything She Wants #
3) Heartbeat
4) Like A Baby
5) Freedom
6) If You Were There
7) Credit Card Baby
8) Careless Whisper #
Songs off Faith: (6 #1 Hits; "Faith" itself was #1 for 12 weeks!) Click to read a review

1) Faith #
2) Father Figure #
3) I Want Your Sex (Pts 1 & 2) #
4) One More Try#
5) Hard Day
6) Hand to Mouth
7) Look At Your Hands
8) Monkey #
9) Kissing a Fool #
10) Hard Day (Remix)
11) A Last Request (I Want Your Sex Pt 3)
(Faith marked the first  time a white artist appeared on black charts)
*This album was "Album of the Year 1989* G
(George was unfairly guilty for winning awards typically given to black artists!)
*This page was created April 5, 2017 and published on April  7*
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Cassette single for "Too Funky/Crazyman Dance"
Songs off disc one (For the Heart):Songs off  disc two (For the Feet)

1) Jesus to a Child1) Outside
2) Father Figure     2) Fastlove
3) Careless Whisper      3) Too Funky
4) Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me*#    4) Freedom 90
5) You Have Been Loved5) Star People 97 #
6) Kissing a Fool    6) Papa Was a Rollin' Stone
7) I Can't Make You Love Me     7) I Want Your Sex (Pt 2)
8) Heal the Pain       8) Monkey
9) A Moment With You      9) Spinning the Wheel
10) Desafinado*      10) Waiting for That Day
11) Cowboys and Angels11) I Knew You Were Waiting for Me*# G
12) Praying for Time #         12) Hard Day
13)  One More Try  13) Faith
14) A Different Corner      14) Somebody to Love
***He dedicated this collection of songs to his mother, Lesley***


Ladies and Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael
Twentyfive
Songs  off disc one (For Living)Songs off disc two (For Loving)

1) Everything She Wants1) Careless Whisper
2) Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go   2) Last Christmas
3) Freedom (WHAM)        3) A Different Corner
4) Faith  4) Father Figure
5) Too Funky 5) One More Try
6) Fastlove      6)  Praying for Time
7) Freedom 907) A Different Corner
8) Spinning the Wheel       8) Heal the Pain*--inspired by Paul McCartney
9) Outside        9) Don't Let the Sun Go Down Me*
10) As*    10) Jesus to a Child
11) Freeek!     11) Older
12) Shoot the Dog  12) Round Here
13) Amazing   13) You Have Been Loved
14) Flawless (Go to the City)      14) John and Elvis are Dead
15) An Easier Affair15) This is Not Real Love*
With his long-time friend, Elton John, who also appeared on the R&B charts early in his career; Elton had said, "I would like to work with George someday." (There would be MANY somedays!)
(Elton was George's first concert in 1975; George would also play the same venue for Live in London, EAR,L'S COURT!)
*--indicates a duet
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My second tribute magazine I got  on January  14, 2017
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George with his parents ("Jack" Kyriacos and Lesley) on his 30th birthday, June 25, 1993
With his beloved dogs Meg and Abby
Please feel free to sign my guestbook
Faith Remastered  (Dicc 2)

1) Faith (Instrumental)
2) Fantasy
3) Hard Day (9 minute version)
4) I Believe When I Fall In Love
5) Kissing a Fool (Instrumental)
6) Love's In Need of Love Today
7) Monkey (Edit)
8) Monkey (A Cappella)
9) Monkey (Jam & Remix)
Program from his funeral
I just want to listen to George Michael and ignore all of my  adult problems
I love this mug
With the jukebox from the "Faith" video
What do take for a broken heart?
Nothing works for my broken heart
I wish my doctors looked this good!
I love a man who loves animals!
He had a soft spot for dogs Case in pointElton John presented George with the 1985                                                                                                                                                              "Songwriter of the Year"                                                                                                                                       (George was overwhelmed)
A little overcome with emotion, 21-year-old George Michael becomes the youngest receipient of an IVOR NOVELLO songwriting award. Presenting it, Elton John had hailed him as "a major songwriter in the same tradition of Paul McCartney and Barry Gibb."
Three's Company
My notebook from 1991
He is now singing with the angels
Quote from "Kissing a Fool"
What I found to be very sad was that it was his half-birthday when he passed!
*SIGN THE GUESTBOOK*
I was watching the news on Christmas Day 2016, when I saw something that would change my world: "Musician George Michael has died at age 53. " I went numb. Was this a joke? After checking other sources, it was not a joke...My first music crush was gone.
I have loved this man's music literally ALL my life: I first heard him before I went to preschool in 1984. I first fell in love with him when I heard "Everything She Wants" on the radio. I was obsessed with that song. Every time I hear that song on  the radio, I get choked up.
In 1991, my then-babysitter knew how much I liked George, and she bought me two notebooks,  which are on this page.
In 1992, I heard "Too Funky" for the first time. I like that song so much, I bought the single.
In 1993, I attempted to try to do a George song for the talent show. I had tried to do "Hard Day" because I thought it sounded cool. (I was naive when it came to anything sexual) Without giving me a reason, I was rejected. (I was confused because I thought that it was under 5 minutes, per the rules, so it would be acceptable!)
At the time, I was also into Elton John; I have always been fascinated by  things in common. The way they sang together was nothing short of magic, in my humble opinion.
Fast -forward to the morning of December 27, 2012. That day was the 25th anniversary of my father's passing. The first song I heard when I turned on the radio that morning was, you guessed it, "Everything She Wants." (said to his picture, "I got the message, thank you, Dad!")
Other songs that I heard that morning were "Don't You Forget About Me" (Simple Minds) , "Always Something There to Remind Me" (Naked Eyes) and "It's a Beautiful  Day" (U2)
In  2017, I made my fifth hair donation in memory of George and his mother, who lost her battle with cancer in Feb 1997.
On April 7, 2017, I put up this permanent tribute to the first musician I truly loved. Be at peace, George! I Love You , I mean it, Katie

Press play to hear "Last Christmas"
2016 took some of greatest musicians...
Prince, David Bowie, George Michael
May they all be at peace!  (These three are just a fraction of the musicians lost in 2016)
George is loved and missed by many
Flowers for George
George with one of his musical influences, Paul McCartney--They recorded "Heal the Pain" together; here, they sang "Drive My Car" at Live 8. (Paul forgot to introduce George who said "No one f*cking old me to go on!!" as he hurried on stage)--It is the song on Paul's name below)
George and Stevie Wonder
"Chemistry is something you can't fake;
George reminds me of me when I was a little kid."--SW
*Worth noting:* Stevie's first #1 "Fingertips" came out in 1963, the year George was born!
You have been loved...
Read me my rights
Off his website
Music from the Edge of Heaven
Side one – Hot Side
1."The Edge of Heaven" – 4:31
2."Battlestations" – 5:25
3."I'm Your Man" – 6:05* (Andrew's favorite)
4."Wham Rap! '86" (Michael, Andrew Ridgeley) – 6:33

Side two – Cool Side
5."A Different Corner" – 4:30
6."Blue" (Live in China, (with introduction ) – 5:43
7."Where Did Your Heart Go?" (David Was, Don Was) – 5:43
8."Last Christmas" (Pudding Mix) – 6:44

WHAM! The Final

1. Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do)
Young Guns (Go for It)
3  Bad Boys
4. Club Tropicana
5. Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
6. Careless Whisper
7. Freedom
8. Last Christmas
9. Everything She Wants
10. I'm Your Man*--(Andrew's favorite)
11. A Different Corner
12. Battlestations
13. Where Did Your Heart Go?
14. The Edge of Heaven

(You know that a song is very special when you've heard it a thousand times, and never get tired of it; that's "Everything She Wanrts" for me)

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Quick Links:
Older
(The inter-note said "Thank you for waiting")
1. Jesus to a Child
2. Fastlove, Pt1
3. Older
4. Spinning the Wheel
5. It Really Doesn't Matter
6. The Strangest Thing
7. To Be Forgiven
8. Move On
9. Star People
10. You Have Been Loved
11. Free
He gave Princess Diana a copy of OLDER
*(George said Older was his favorite solo album)
Fantastic
1. Bad Boys
2. A Ray of Sunshine
3.  Love Machine
4. Wham Rap (Enjoy What You Do)
5. A Ray of Sunshine (Instrumental)
6. Love Machine (Instrumental)
7. Club Tropicana
8. Nothing Looks the Same in the Light
9. Come On
10. Young Guns (Go for It!)
Patience
1. Patience
2. Amazing
3. John and Elvis Are Dead
4. Cars and Trains
5. Round Here
6.  Mother Had a Brother
7. Flawless (Go to the City)
8. American Angel
9. Precious Box
10. Please Send Me Someone (Anselmo's Song)
11 Freeek! '04
12. Through
Me wearing my  George shirts
Listen Without Prejudice Vol 1
(So-named after the chaos from the 1989 R&B Awards)
1. Praying for Time
2. Freedom '90
3. They Won't Go When I Go
4. Something to Save
5. Cowboys and Angels
6. Waiting for That Day
7. Mother's Pride
8. Heal the Pain
9. Soul Free
10. Waiting (Reprise)
(He said that this was a better album than Faith)
Andrew Ridgeley on George Michael
"His is a legacy of unquestionable brilliance which will continue to shine and resonate for generations to come," his former Wham! partner Andrew Ridgeley said after he died. "George has left in his songs, in the transcendent beauty of his voice, and in the poetic expression of his soul, the very best of himself."
"George would be 'humbled' and 'knocked sideways'  by the outpouring of love for (both of us)," Andrew said.
"He had a voice that would transport u. He was the finest singer/songwriter of a generation and has left the best himself 4 us. RIP GM.
God didn't give it, you did, my old friend. Cleft with grief. Axx"
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Limahl: "Gobsmacked about George Michael, death mere 53 years young, I met him once or twice back in the '80s; my favorite GM song is 'Older'"

Paul McCartney: "George Michael's sweet soul music will live on after his shocking death; having worked with him on a number of occasions his great talent always shone through and his self deprecating sense of humor made the experience more pleasurable."
Paul Young: "Oh no...what a year. George Michael, you were the smartest pop star I ever met. RIP now fella x
Martin Kemp of Spandau Ballet: "We are incredibly sad at the passing of our dear friend George Michael. A brillant artist and great songwriter."

James Corden: "I've loved George Michael for as long as I can remember. He was an absolute inspiration. Always ahead of his time."

Simply Red's Mick Hucknall: "It's hard to take in.One of our most talented singer songwriters has left us. RIP George Michael Such sad, tragic news. 2016 please end."

Elton John: "I am in deep shock, I have lost a beloved friend--the kindest, most generous soul. My heart goes out to his family, friends and all his fans. @GeorgeMichael #RIP

Howard Jones: "Can't believe George Michael has passed...one of the best singers and writers the UK has ever produced. I'm saddened...a lovely man."

Bryan Adams: "RIP George Michael. I can't believe it.Such an incredible singer and lovely human being, far too young to leave us."

Depeche Mode: "RIP George Michael. Here's on a tender one from 1996. Sad day.".

Ringo Starr:  "God bless George Michael. Peace and love to his friends and family."

Duran Duran: "2016--loss of another talented soul. All our love and sympathy to George Michael's family."

Brian May: "I don't have the words, this year has taken so many  fine people too young. George?That gentle boy? All that beautiful talent? Sing with Freddie and the angels.
James Corden and George, who was the first to do "Carpool Karacoke"
k.d Lang, George, (Red) Mike Hucknall and David Bowie
(George and David both werre at Freddie Mercury's tribute concert 4/20/92)
Did you know...

--George's first song that he  wrote was "A Different Corner"; he wrote "Careless Whisper" when he was 17

-His uncle took his own life on June 25, 1963 (the same day George was born) ("Mother Had a Brother"); (his uncle, Colin, was also gay)
(He adimtted later that Colin actually died in January 1964, but kept the lyrics for "dramatic affect")
--George's older sister, Melanie, used to cut his hair when it got too hard for him to manange

--His duet with Aretha Franklin came before his first solo album, in Dec 1986. Faith was released in 1987; George said back in 1982 that he would like to work with Aretha "someday" (even appearing at Live Aid at the same time on July 13, 1985) She said, "He was looking sharp with a fresh haircut."
("i Knew You Were Waiting for Me" was directed by George and earned them the 1987 Grammy for best duet)

--George was part of 1985's Band Aid for famine relief in Africa and sang on "Don't They Know It's Christmas?"(George Michael is NOT creditted on the cover of the cover on the original record!)

--When Rob Thomas wrote "Smooth" (duet with Santana), he had George Michael in mind (Rob originally wanted George to sing "Smooth")
("If he did not exist, I likely wouldn't be doing this.")

--Elton John and George Michael's friendship started after Elton first heard, "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" on cassette
(They would work on 3 songs together: "Nikita,""Wrap Her Up" and "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me.") *They also did "DLtSGDoM" in 1985 for Live Aid * (Elton said "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" was very Motown)

--George wrote "Waltz Away Dreaming" in memory of his mother, Lesley, just two days after she passed; he wrote "Jesus to a Child" in Nov 1996 after his first lover passed

--Before his first lover passed, George said "One More Try" was his favorite song he wrote; (Elton John said he wished he had written One More Try!!)
George with Abby Abby in mourningAbby with tributes to her master Now we mourn for Abby, who is with George as of 4/18/18
Andrew and GeorgePrincess Diana and George (She is shown in George's video "John and Elvis Are Dead")
           Andrew after George's funeral
Remembering  George
George has been loved
      Paul Young and GeorgeGeorge's music is heavily featured in Keanu    Looking good in a hat
*This is a fan page; NOT a gossip page*
George's father Jack once told his son, "You couldn't sing to save your life!" after George had told his dad that he wanted to be a pop star.
Jack said, "Everybody wants to be a pop star!" George said, "No, everybody wants to be a pop star when they're 12. I want to make this my life's work."
When Jack attended a WHAM! show in Scotland, he admitted that he cried, because he saw how wrong he was about George.
At first, he had wanted his son to work with him in his restaurant, Mr. Jack's, but George said, "That gave me an idea of what I didn't want to do."
In contrast, his mother Lesley was always supportive of her son. They remained close until her passing on February 26, 1997 from skin
cancer. George said that it was "unnatural" for a mother to believe in a son so much.
George, of course, was devastated. She had always been supportive of him. The only time he gave a "shout out" at one of his concerts was to his mother, who was in the audience. "Hello mom!" (After the passing  of Princess Diana in August 1997, he would say, "It was like reliving my mom's death all over again".) He later said his shout out was "meant to be." (The tabloids were so LOW, some of them posed as doctors when his mother was dying!)
George and Diana became famous at about the same time, in the early 1980s. Her passing on Aug 31, 1997 came only months after his mother's passing, bringing up bad memories for George.
Personally, her loss was huge for George, as they both believed in the same causes, especially when it came to children, starvation and AIDS.
For Halloween 2017, I could not be anyone else, I love you George! I miss you everyday, my love!
George's dog Abby and one of George's relatives
George's music is heavily featured in the movie "Keanu"
I wrote to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on November 3, 2017, and got a reply.

Here is what I wrote:

"Hello. It is past time that George Michael is at least nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

He began his career with WHAM! and the first recording with Fantastic in 1983, and his solo career began with 1987's Faith.

It would be a great honor to at least nomanted George Michael for the 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Thank you for your time.

~Katie"

Here is the reply:

"Hello Katie. Thank you for taking the time to contact us about the induction of George Michael into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Like you, rock and roll is part of our being, so we understand your passion about who gets into the Rock Hall, as a huge George Michael fan myself, I was devastated by his passing, I get it and I agree...it is frustrating when deserving artists are overlooked.
We have a long way to go, and just because George has yet to be inducted doesn't mean he won't be!

Rock and roll is about bringing people together, finding common threads to unite us. We are lucky to have experienced this great music and will continue to do so. Thanks for keeping the spirit of rock and roll alive. We are honored to be entrusted with perserving it!"
With Elton John at Diana's 1997 funeral; her favorite song by George was "You Have Been Loved" (which Bristish radio stations in her memory)
(George had previously given her a copy of Older which "You Have Been Loved" is off of.)
Go For It    (Young Guns)
Everything She Wants
One More Try
Round Here
Go to the City (Flawless)
Edge of Heaven

Monkey
I'm Your Man
Careless Whisper
Hard Day
Amazing
Enjoy What You Do (WHAM! Rap)
Last Christmas
I gave myself an early Chrstmas present on Dec 7,  2017! (On Dec 23, 2017, I lit a candle for George at my church; I did the same for Abby on Apr 21, 2018 )
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Crying is a way your eyes speak when your mouth can't explain how broken your heart is.
The Best of WHAM!

1.WHAM Rap! (Enjoy what you Do?)
2. Club Tropicana
3. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
4. Last Christmas
5.The Edge of Heaven
6.Where Did Your Heart Go?
7. I'm Your Man
8. Everything She Wants
9. Freedom

George Michael :Twentyfive (Disc One)                   Disc Two

1.Club Tropicana       1. Fastlove
2. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go      2. Jesus to a Child
3. Freedom      3. Spinning the Wheel
4. Last Christmas    4. Outside
5. Everything She Wants   5. As*
6. I'm Your Man           6. Freeek!
7. The Edge of Heaven     7. Amazing
8.  A Different Corner8. John and Elvis are Dead.
9. I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)*9. Flawless (Go to the City)
(Aretha Franklin's only #1 hit in the UK)
10. I Want Your Sex10. Shoot the Dog
11. Faith11. Roxanne
12. Father Figure    12. An Easier Affair
13. One More Try     13. Waltz Away Dreaming*
14. Monkey        14. If I Told You That*
15. Kissing a Fool    15.Somebody to Love*
(For STL, George said he was so overwhelmed, he wanted to die inside)

16. Freedom '9016. I Can't Make You Love Me
17. Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me*17. Star People '97
18.Too Funky 18. You Have Been Loved
19. Killer/Papa Was a Rolling Stone
20. Round Here
George Michael: Live in London (Disc 1)

Warm-up "Hard Day"

1.Waiting (Reprise)
2. Fastlove
3. I'm Your Man
4. Flawless (Go to the City)
5. Father Figure
6. You Have Been Loved
7. An Easier Affair
8. Everything She Wants
9. One More Try
10. A Different Corner
11. Too Funky
12. Shoot the Dog
13. John and Elvis are Dead
14. Faith
15. Spinning the Wheel
16. Feeling Good
17. Roxanne
18. My Mother Had a Brother
19. Amazing
20. Fantasy
21. Outside
22. Careless Whisper
23. Freedom '90

Disc 2

Documentary "I'd Know Him a Mile Off!"
(The song playing when he says "Can you turn the radio down?" is "Eternal Flame" by the Bangles)

Bonus Tracks:

1. Precious Box
2. Jesus to a Child
3. First Time Ever

The music of George Michael is played thoughout this movie; the  first character's (Clarence) favorite song is"Faith."  I like the scene when they are all singing George's songs in the car.

When Freedom '90" is played,  Clarence (Shark Tank) says, "Oh yeah! That's my shit!"

I also like the scene where Shark Tank overdoses, goes to Heaven and sees his musical hero.
Melanie used to cut her brother's hair when it was too hard for him to manage
(He refused to have anyone else do his hair!)
Just like me, George hit his head when he was a child; only George hit his head when he was 8 when he fell down the stairs on his way to lunch. I fractured my skull when I was half George's age...four; and I believe, because of me, children are now not allowed to sit in the shopping cart at the grocery store.
For George, the fall down the stairs impaired his vision, and he had to wear glasses...He always had a fondness for music.
George Michael Unplugged

1. Freedom '90
2. Fastlove
3. I Can't Make You Love Me
4. Father Figure
5. You Have Been Loved
6. Everything She Wants (He said this was the one WHAM! song of the evening; most people could guess which track he would play)
7. The Strangest Thing
8. Older
9. Star People
10. Praying For Time
11. Fantasy
What could be better than looking at these two everyday?














Songs From the Last Century

1. Brother Can You Spare a Dime
2. Roxanne
3. You've Changed
4. My Baby Just Cares for Me
5. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
6. Miss Sarajevo
7. I Remember You
8. Secret Love
9. Wild is the Wind
10. Where or When
_______________________________________________________
Ladies  & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael

1. Programme Start
2. Outside
3. Fastlove
4. Spinning the Wheel
5. Freedom '90
6. Killer/Papa Was a Rolling Stone
7. Too Funky
8. Faith
9. I Want Your Sex (Part 1; Part 2 is only on the CD!)
10. Jesus to a Child
11. Waltz Away Dreaming*
12. Father Figure
13. Older
14. Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me*
15. Kissing a Fool
16. I Knew You Were Waiting for Me*
17. Somebody to Love*
18. Monkey
19. One More Try
20. Star People
21. I Can't Make You Love Me
22. A Different Corner
23. You Have Been Loved
24. Careless Whisper

Bonus Features:

--Complete Discography
--Exclusive Interview on Parkinson's (BBC)
(Includes performances of "A Different Corner" and "Outside")

More fun facts:

--George got a job as a DJ in the Bel Air restaurant in Bushey at a dinner-dance; he previously worked in his dad's restaurant as a dishwasher and at a cinema

--He ranked Nirvana as number 4 of his favorite bands (Nirvana Top of the Pops; WHAM! TOTP)
(The interviewer asked him why he did not list himself among his favorite artists; George said conceit of any kind was considered a sin.)
--His dog knew when George came on the radio by his voice; she would "sing along" to "Careless Whisper"

--He was left-handed; his favorite cereal was Cocoa Puffs

--George's favorite song was Don McClean's cover of Roy Obison's "Crying"

--When WHAM! played in China in 1985, the audience was NOT allowed to dance to the music or clap, or they would be arrested; this upset George

--For reasons unknown, the director of the film of WHAM's China performance, Lindsay Anderson  (Foreign Skies) loathed George

--There are at least 60 versions of "Last Christmas" (None of which can hold a candle to the original, in my opinion)

--George's love of animals began when he was a little boy and found a dead cat 

--George passed the day after what would have been his late mother's birthday

--When it came to acting, he said he preferred long dialogue to short
"There were two things I was any good at as a child; that was singing and acting.")

--At school, he was kicked out of choir for talking

--He had godchildren, but no biological children of his own


***George's 13 generous deeds***
Elton called George "The Paul McCartney of his generation"
Kissing a Fool
You Have Been Loved
Roxanne
I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
An Easier Affair
Cowboys and Angels
Older
Soul Free

Kyriacos
Praying for Time  Precious Box
A Different CornerA Moment Witth You
Nothing Looks the Same in the Light          Nikita  
AsOlder
You and I     Safe
If You Were There
Outside
Too Funky
One More Try
Understand

Panayiotou
Although he had dogs, George loved all animals. As a boy, he had a passion for cats
George, Melanie and Yoida
With sisters Melanie and Yoida
I got a George Michael quilt for my birthday in 2018
(Now I can sleep with George every night!!!)
















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Click above to hear and see George sing "Feeling Good" on Eli Stone

I did not know until I read my GEORGE book that George Michael had acted.

"Stress causes gray hairs, it doesn't cause legendary British pop stars to show up in  your living room and perform their greatest hits"--Eli Stone

In the pilot episode, Eli hears "Faith" thoughout the da.y He tells his girlfriend that the song has been following him around all day.

*Each episode of the first season is the name of a George Michael song*.
Eli Stone co-star and creators remember George Michael:

--Matt Letscher (Nathan Stone) wrote, “My time with George was short but eye opening. A massive talent.”

--Eli Stone creator Greg Berlanti: "His music matched the spirit of the show. So many of his songs dealt with what we wanted to deal with--spirituality and searching. They're fun and poppy, but also extremely inspirational."
Berlanti: "I've only witnessed true genius a few times in my life , one of those was watching George Michael lay down 'Feeling Good.'"
He continued: "(George) was an incredible talent and even more of sweet, kind man to all lucky enough to work with or spend time with him, may he rest in peace."

--Marc Guggenheim: "George Michael was a class act, he was part of the show from the very inception  No one else had the name recognition, association with the '80s and songs that fit the tone of the show."

George had asked that they not "ease him into acting with 3 or 4 word lines" which is what they originally did!
GREAT DVD!
Freedom 2017--George Michael's Final Production
Property of TKS
Property of TKS
Property of TKS
George with puppy Abby
Sadly, Meg passed in 2015; Abby and George were heartbroken
George loved walking  Abby and Meg.
(Abby passed in April 2018, so they are all together again)
Age 5
For My Sweet George



Katie Roem·Thursday, May 3, 2018

On Christmas Day 2016, like singers James and Dean, you left this world to be with Jesus on his birthday; that was the worst day!

I fell in love with you when I was two. I had not yet seen your face, I had only heard your voice. Then I saw your gorgeous face, rejoice!

My father passed two days after Christmas in 87 when  was five. How I wish he would have stayed  alive...

Then I heard “Father Figure” off FAITH; there my father was, still disgraced..

The riots that came after your awards were uncalled for. The people voted for you, need I say more?

Why after all these years you are not in the Rock of Fame really is a shame! I wrote to them, so I am not to blame.

I didn't know until I read  a book that you had hit your head in a fall at school when you were eight. I would do the same, only I was half your age, did the pain ever ache...

Like you, I have always loved animals; whenever I lost a pet, I took it bad. They are completely innocent, how that makes it all the more sad.

In 91, I got two fun notebooks with your face on the front. One of my teachers said you were good looking, I said you were the first and only one.

Christmas of 92, it was so hard on you. You said you had been crying because your first true love was dying.

The passing of your love ended up being an end to your dry spell. OLDER, you would say, was your greatest work. It was done very, very well!

You had said “the first half of the 90s was crap, but 96 made it worth it.” Little did you know what was about to hit.

Your mother had always been there for you. She had gotten skin cancer, and her life would soon be through.

As I finish this on the Godfather of Soul’s birthday, who passed ten years before you, to the day...


13 Good Deeds & Eli Stone    For My George
*To George's fans from his family*
Andrew at George's grave

Letter to R&R Hall of Fame
*George Michael chose not to do Season Two of Eli Stone; ironically, the second episode, " Grace," deals with  a man whose son has died from a similar condition to what George had*
Symphonica

1. Through
2. My Baby Just Cares For Me
3. A Different Corner
4.  Praying For Time
5.. Let Her Down Easy* (GM's last single; #24 4/26/14)
6. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
7. .Feeling Good
8. John and Elvis are Dead
9.  One More Try
10. Cowboys and Angels
11. Idol
12. Brother Can You Spare a Dime
13. Wild is the Wind
14. You've Changed
Petition for a memorial bench for George Michael; please sign, thank you!
My Lovelies,
I have not left you
I'm simply enjoying the next stage of my life so please don't cry.
Rejoice in the fact the fact that I am happy and remember I always love and smile because one day we shall meet again.
Going to a Town
Everytime You Go Away
Outside
Russian Roulette
I Can't You Love Me
Outside
Somebody to Love

Georios
Hair donated in memory of George and Lesley
*George Michael is the top choice for which male artist deserves introduction in 2019*
George Michael
Eligible since 2012. Songs include "Careless Whisper," "Faith," "Father Figure" "Freedom." Nominated for eight Grammy awards with two wins.
George Michael's lyrics property of TKS
Waltz Away Dreaming
Heartbeat
A Ray of Sunshine
Mother's Pride
Move On
American Angel
Killer
Eli Stone

I Want Your Sex
The Strangest Thing

Blue
Idol
Grave
*George Michael was voted the top male artist who most  deserves introduction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019*
2019 calendar