Saturday, 1 August 2015

Concert for Bangladesh - 44 years on

It was 44 years ago today that the Concert for Bangladesh took place at Madison Square Garden in New York. Fundraising concerts are now commonplace - Live Aid is the most obvious example - but the concept was a novelty in 1971. Money from the sales of the album and DVD still go to the George Harrison Fund for UNICEF.

Here is the man himself bringing the concert to a close by playing his classic song, Something, backed by an all-star band:

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