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11/28/09

The Concert for Bangladesh - George Harrison & Friends - Remind George Harrison concerts


47.38 minutes
This concert took place in Madison Squre Garden in 1972 to help Bangladeshi libaration war vistims.
The Concert For Bangladesh was the event title for two benefit concerts organized by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar, held at noon and at 7:00 p.m. on August 1, 1971, playing to a total of 40,000 people at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Organized for the relief of refugees from East Pakistan (now independent Bangladesh) after the 1970 Bhola cyclone and during the 1971 Bangladesh atrocities and Bangladesh Liberation War, the event was the first benefit concert of this magnitude in world history. It featured an all-star supergroup of performers that included Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Billy Preston, Leon Russell, and Ringo Starr.

The Concert for Bangladesh part 1 - George Harrison & Friends

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Track list
1. "George Harrison/Ravi Shankar Introduction"
2. "Bangla Dhun" (Ravi Shankar)
3. "Wah-Wah" (George Harrinson)
4. "My Sweet Lord" (George Harrinson)
5. "Awaiting on You All" (George Harrinson)
6. "That's the Way God Planned It" (Billy Preston)
7. "It Don't Come Easy" (Ringo Starr)
8. "Beware of Darkness" (George Harrinson)

Performers
Ravi Shankar, sitar and Ali Akbar Khan, sarod
Backed by Alla Rakha, tabla, and Kamala Chakravarty, tamboura
George Harrison – Vocals, guitars
Ringo Starr – Vocals, Drums, tambourine
Leon Russell – Vocals, piano, bass guitar
Billy Preston – Vocals, organ
Eric Clapton – Lead guitar
Bob Dylan – Vocals, guitar, harmonica
Klaus Voorman - Bass guitar
Jim Keltner – Drums
Badfinger – Rhythm guitars, backing vocals
Pete Ham, Tom Evans, Joey Molland and Mike Gibbins (percussion)
Jesse Ed Davis – Lead guitar
Don Preston (guitarist) – Lead guitar, vocals
Carl Radle – Bass guitar
The Hollywood Horns: Jim Horn, Allan Beutler, Chuck Findley, Jackie Kelso, Lou McCreary, Ollie Mitchell
Backing vocalists: Don Nix, Jo Green, Jeanie Greene, Marlin Greene, Dolores Hall, Claudia Linnear

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The Concert for Bangladesh - George Harrison & Friends - Remind George Harrison concerts

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