This supergroup had members that spanned the history of rock music from the 50s , 60s, 70s and 80s and was made up of some of the most legendary figures in popular music. It was also a total fluke.
George Harrison was almost finished is recording sessions with his friend and producer Jeff Lynne of ELO when he came up with a song he wanted record for the for the flip side of the new single.
Lynne in the midst of recording Roy Orbison at Bob Dylan’s studio simply invited Harrison to come by. He also asked Harrison to drop by Tom Petty’s place on the way to pick up a guitar he had left there.
When Petty found out where Harrison was going and with whom he was going to see he invited himself along. They all contributed to the song and a new band was born with there first hit Handle With Care