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George Best – A Tribute

George Best – A Tribute is a single released by Brian Kennedy and Peter Corry as a tribute to former Northern Irish professional footballer George Best, who died in November 2005. The three songs - "You Raise Me Up", "The Long and Winding Road" and a medley of "Bring Him Home" and "Vincent" - were recorded live at Stormont Buildings in Belfast in December 2005. The songs feature the vocals of the Grosvenor Chorale, The Chapel Choir of Methodist College Belfast, and the Stormont Sinfonia featuring members of the Ulster Orchestra and Camerata Ireland.

"George Best - A Tribute"
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Single by Brian Kennedy and Peter Corry
Released December 2005
Recorded 3 December 2005
Genre Jazz, Easy listening
Label Curb Records
Producer(s) Frank Gallagher

The single was produced by Frank Gallagher and was released in December 2005. It reached a peak of position of number four in the UK Singles Chart in January 2006.

Track listingEdit

  1. "You Raise Me Up" (Brian Kennedy and Peter Corry) - 4:11
  2. "The Long and Winding Road" (Peter Corry) - 3:34
  3. "Bring Him Home" / "Vincent" (Brian Kennedy and Peter Corry) - 4:14


Chart (2006) Peak
UK Singles Chart[1] 4