Concert For Bangladesh
“The Concert for Bangla Desh” (1971), is rock’s first great charity concert and the model for all to come after. George Harrison, Ringo Starr, surprise guest of the night Bob Dylan, and his best friend Eric Clapton sign the album cover. Includes photos of all those that signed the cover to create a one of a kind set-up. Framed size 24″ x 41″.
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The Concert For Bangladesh was the event title for two benefit concerts held on the afternoon and evening of August 1, 1971, playing to a total of 40,000 people at Madison Square Garden in New York.
As East Pakistan struggled to become the separate state of Bangladesh, tremendous political and military turmoil led to a massive refugee problem. This problem was compounded by torrential rains causing devastating floods and threatening a humanitarian disaster. Read the rest of this entry »