George Harrison’s “My Sweet Lord” has a news star-studded music video. This is extremely sweet.

Once George Harrison stepped out of the shadow of Lennon and McCartney, he finally got the recognition he deserved as a songwriter. One of his most memorable songs was “My Sweet Lord,” released in November 1970. A little more than 51 years later, the song has a new video. How many of the celebrity cameos can you name? (The full list is below.)

Here’s who’s in the video:

Mark Hamill
Fred Armisen
Vanessa Bayer
Moshe Kasher
Natasha Leggero
Jeff Lynne
Reggie Watts
Darren Criss
Patton Oswalt
Al Yankovic
David Gborie
Sam Richardson
Atsuko Okatsuka
Rosanna Arquette
Brandon Wardell
Ringo Starr
Joe Walsh (Ringo’s brother-in-law)
Jon Hamm
Brett Metter
Anders Holm
Dhani Harrison (George’s son)
Rupert Friend
Angus Sampson
Taika Waititi
Eric Wareheim
Tim Heidecker
Kate Micucci
Riki Lindhome
Alyssa Stonoha
Mitra Jouhari
Sandy Honig
Olivia Harrison (George’s widow)
Aimee Mullins
Courtney Pauroso
Natalie Palamides
Shepard Fairey
Claudia O’Doherty
Tom Scharpling
Paul Scheer
Sarah Baker

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “George Harrison’s “My Sweet Lord” has a news star-studded music video. This is extremely sweet.

  • December 16, 2021 at 12:03 pm
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    Listing Joe Walsh as Ringo’s brother in law made me LOL.

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