George Harrison and Friends: Concert for Bangladesh [2 Discs] [DVD] [1972]

The father of big-name benefit shows, George Harrison's Concert for Bangladesh arrives on home video courtesy of Rhino. Organized by Harrison after close friend Ravi Shankar alerted him to the plight of refugees seeking independence from Pakistan, this 1971 concert offers performances by both Harrison and Shankar in addition to featuring such legendary recording artists as Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, and Ringo Starr. Songs performed in this Madison Square Garden mega-concert include "Blowin' in the Wind," "Here Comes the Sun," and "While My Guitar Gently Weeps".
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Special Features

  • Documentary: The Concert for Bangladesh Revisited With George Harrison and Friends
  • Mini features: the making of the film, the making of the album, the original artwork, recollections of August 1st, 1971, and take a bow
  • Previously unseen performances from the rehearsals, sound check and afternoon show: If Not For You, Come on in My Kitchen, Love Minus Zero/No Limit

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The Concert for Bangladesh
Organized by George Harrison after close friend Ravi Shankar alerted him to the plight of refugees seeking independence from Pakistan, this 1971 concert offers performances by both Harrison and Shankar in addition to featuring such legendary recording artists as Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, and Ringo Starr. Songs performed in this Madison Square Garden mega-concert include "Blowin' in the Wind", "&Here Comes the Sun" and "While My Guitar Gently Weeps". ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Eric Clapton
    Eric Clapton
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
  • George Harrison
    George Harrison
  • Leon Russell
    Leon Russell
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    Ravi Shankar

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