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Concert for Bangladesh (2 Disc Set)


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Includes :- -Documentary -- The Concert for Bangladesh revisited with George Harrison and Friends -Previously unseen performances from the rehearsals, sound check, and afternoon show -Mini features -- The Making of the Film; The Making of the Album; The Original Artwork; Recollections of August 1st, 1971; Take a Bow On DVD For the first time, the legendary 1971 concert featuring George Harrison, Ravi Shankar, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Leon Russell and Billy Preston -- restored and remixed as a 2-disc package, including the original 99 minute film restored plus a new 45-minute documentary about this unprecedented event. The 'Concert for Bangladesh' was the first benefit concert of its kind in that it brought together an extraordinary assemblage of major artists collaborating for a common humanitarian cause-setting the precedent that music could be used to serve a higher purpose. The concert sold out Madison Square Garden and has helped to generate millions for UNICEF and raised awareness for the organization around the world, as well as among other musicians and their fans. It is acknowledged as the inspiration and the forerunner to the major global fundraising events of recent years. To quote the United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, "George and his friends were pioneers." All artists' royalties from the sales of the DVD will go to UNICEF. Musicians :- George Harrison -- guitar and vocals Ringo Starr -- drums and vocals Jim Keltner -- drums Billy Preston -- keyboards and vocals Leon Russell -- piano and vocals Klaus Voorman -- bass Jesse Ed Davis -- guitar Eric Clapton -- guitar Bob Dylan -- guitar and vocals Badfinger -- Pet Ham / Tom Evans / Joey Molland / Mike Gibbons Hollywood Horn Players -- led by Jim Horn Ravi Shankar -- sitar Allan Beutler Chuck Findley Marlin Greene Jeanie Greene Jo Green Jim Horn Delores Hall Kamala Chakravarty Jackie Kelso Usted Aliakbar Khan Claudia Lennear Lou McCreary Ollie Mitchell Don Nix Don Preston Carl Radle Alla Rakah Tracks: Indian Music -- Ravi Shankar Wah Wah -- George Harrison My Sweet Lord -- George Harrison Awaiting on You All -- George Harrison That's the Way God Planned It -- Billy Preston It Don't Come Easy -- Ringo Starr Beware of Darkness -- George Harrison While My Guitar Gently Weeps -- George Harrison Jumpin' Jack Flash -- Leon Russell Youngblood -- Leon Russell Here Comes the Sun -- George Harrison A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall -- Bob Dylan It Takes a Lot to Laugh / It take a Train to Cry -- Bob Dylan Blowin' in the Wind -- Bob Dylan Just Like a Woman -- Bob Dylan Something -- George Harrison Bangladesh -- George Harrison
Release date NZ
April 23rd, 2006
Movie Format
  • DVD
DVD Region
  • Region 4
  • Standard Edition
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.33 : 1
Length (Minutes)
Supported Audio
  • Dolby Digital Surround 2.0
  • Documentary
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