The Concert for Bangladesh

Alan Klein: The $ And Cents Of The Concert For Bangla Desh – 40 Years Ago Tonight

Can you imagine how much it would have cost to get [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]George Harrison[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bob Dylan[/lastfm], and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Leon Russell[/lastfm] to perform?  Throw in [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Eric Clapton[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Billy Preston[/lastfm], and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Ringo Starr[/lastfm] […]


"George Harrison and Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar's brother Uday Shankar." TEKEE TANWAR/AFP/Getty Images

Remembering The Concert For Bangladesh

On August 1, 1971, George Harrison and Ravi Shankar staged two concerts at Madison Square Garden that brought together a star-studded cast of musicians.