Where can I watch Concert for Bangladesh?
Who played with George Harrison at the Bangladesh concert?
By August 1971, when George Harrison, Ravi Shankar and friends took the stage at Madison Square Garden to play The Concert for Bangladesh, 10 million East Pakistani refugees had fled over the border into India with scant hope of surviving inevitable hunger and disease.
Why did George Harrison do the Concert for Bangladesh?
On 1st August 1971, the Concert For Bangladesh, organized by George Harrison to aid victims of famine and war in Bangladesh, took place at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
Who performed at Bangladesh concert?
Product Description. 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.
Who all played at the Concert for Bangladesh?
- George Harrison – vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, backing vocals.
- Ravi Shankar – sitar.
- Bob Dylan – vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica.
- Leon Russell – piano, vocals, bass, backing vocals.
- Ringo Starr – drums, vocals, tambourine.
- Billy Preston – Hammond organ, vocals.
- Eric Clapton – electric guitar.
Where was the Concert for Bangladesh filmed?
Madison Square Garden
|The Concert for Bangladesh|
|Poster outside the Madison Square Garden box office, July 1971|
|Dates||1 August 1971|
|Location(s)||Madison Square Garden, New York City|
Who performed at the Concert for George?
Held at London’s Royal Albert Hall, the momentous evening featured George’s songs, and music he loved, performed by artists including Clapton, Joe Brown, Dhani Harrison, Jools Holland, Jeff Lynne, Paul McCartney, Monty Python, Tom Petty, Billy Preston, Ravi & Anoushka Shankar, Ringo Starr and more.
How much did George Harrison raise for Bangladesh?
In an interview to promote the 1991 CD release of The Concert for Bangladesh, Harrison said that $13.5 million had been raised in the early 1970s, from the concert and the accompanying album and film.
Who performed in the Concert for Bangladesh?
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.