Saturday, August 1, 2020

Concert for Bangladesh: Take Three

1. The Concert For Bangladesh featured Bob Dylan, Ringo Starr, Leon Russell, Billy Preston, Eric Clapton, and Badfinger. 
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There were two concerts, one afternoon and one evening, and played to over 40,000 people.
2. Harrison's original plan was to recruit his former band-mates for a Beatles reunion for the first time since 1966.
Paul McCartney 1968
 Paul McCartney declined because of bad feelings caused by The Beatles’ legal problems on their breakup. 
3. Harrison asked John Lennon on the stipulation that Yoko wouldn't perform. 
John and Yoko 1971

Lennon agreed, but left New York two days before the event following an argument with Ono regarding the agreement. 

 The inside of
"Concert for Bangladesh"

*addendum to Music History Today: August 1, 2020

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