The album followed the two concerts of the same name, held on 1 August 1971 at New York's Madison Square Garden, featuring Harrison, Bob Dylan, Ravi Shankar, Ali Akbar Khan, Ringo Starr, Billy Preston, Leon Russell and Eric Clapton
George Harrison, Bob Dylan - Concert For Bangladesh (12", Album, Unofficial). I found sides 1 and 6 and 3 and 4 of the aforementioned uk release wedged in tattered orange sleeves in an apparently long forgotten Bob Dylan section of a local record store, grandfather time at the checkout counter noticed the shredded sleeves and said I could have both for 5 bucks.
At that time, the country was ravaged by floods, famine and civil war, which left 10 million people - mostly women and children - fleeing their homes. The Concert for Bangladesh was one of the most ambitious humanitarian efforts in rock music history, and focused global attention on the crisis in Bangladesh while raising new awareness of UNICEF and its role in the developing world. Musicians: Featuring: Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jim Keltner, Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Billy Preston, Ustad Alla Rakha, Leon Russell, Ravi Shankar, Ringo Starr, Klaus Voormann.
Bob Dylan and George Harrison during rehearsals for ‘The Concert For Bangladesh,’ held a day before the show, on July 31, 1971. Bob Dylan George Harrison If Not For You 1971 Audio Bob Dylan Audio The Concert For Bangladesh Concert for Bangladesh New Morning All Things Must Pass The Beatles. George Harrison performing Deep Blue during a soundcheck before the Concert For Bangladesh. george harrison concert for bangladesh deep blue video 1971.
The Concert For Bangladesh. This is a new reissue of the legendary 1971 benefit concert organized by George Harrison. Features performances from George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Ravi Shankar, Leon Russell, and Billy Preston. Includes a new bonus track 'Love Minus Zero/No Limit' by Bob Dylan. CD has been digitally remastered. Ravi Shankar planted the seed, but it was George Harrison who turned this historic benefit concert into reality.
It featured Harrison performing alongside Bob Dylan (making a rare public appearance in the wake of a serious motorcycle accident), Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Ravi Shankar, Billy Preston, Badfinger and Leon Russell. The event was chronicled the following year on a triple-LP set and a feature film.
While his vocals are a bit nervous at times, for the most part he offers good versions of highlights from both his first solo album, All Things Must Pass ("My Sweet Lord," "Awaiting on You All," "Beware of Darkness"), and his Beatles-era compositions ("Something," "Here Comes the Sun," "While My Guitar Gently Weeps")
|A1||MY SWEET LORD||4:12|
|A2||BEWARE OF DARKNESS||3:22|
|A3||MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS||4:20|
|A4||HERE COMES THE SUN||2:38|
|B1||A HARD RAIN'S A GONNA FALL||5:27|
|B2||IT TAKES A LOT TO LAUGH||2:58|
|B3||BLOWING IN THE WIND||3:38|
|B4||MR' TAMBOURINE MAN||4:07|
|B5||JUST LIKE A WOMAN||4:38|
|STCX 3385||Various||The Concert For Bangla Desh (3xLP, Album + Box)||Apple Records||STCX 3385||South Africa||1971|
|STCX-3385||Various||The Concert For Bangla Desh (3xLP, Album + Box)||Apple Records||STCX-3385||1972|
|STCX 3385||Various||The Concert For Bangla Desh (3xLP, RE + Box)||Apple Records||STCX 3385||Canada||Unknown|
|752.093-4/2-468835||Various||The Concert For Bangladesh (2xCD, Album, RE)||Epic||752.093-4/2-468835||Brazil||Unknown|
|137759/61, STCX 3385||Various||The Concert For Bangla Desh (3xLP + Box)||Apple Records, Apple Records||137759/61, STCX 3385||Brazil||1972|