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George Harrison Albums (Music Guide) - All Things Must Pass, Brainwashed (Album), Cloud Nine (George Harrison Album), Dark Horse (George Harrison Album (Paperback) Loot Price: R333
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George Harrison Albums (Music Guide) - All Things Must Pass, Brainwashed (Album), Cloud Nine (George Harrison Album), Dark...

George Harrison Albums (Music Guide) - All Things Must Pass, Brainwashed (Album), Cloud Nine (George Harrison Album), Dark Horse (George Harrison Album (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (music and lyrics not included). Pages: 36. Chapters: All Things Must Pass, Brainwashed (album), Cloud Nine (George Harrison album), Dark Horse (George Harrison album), Electronic Sound, Extra Texture (Read All About It), George Harrison (album), Gone Troppo, Live in Japan (George Harrison album), Living in the Material World, Somewhere in England, The Concert for Bangladesh (album), Thirty Three & 1/3, Wonderwall Music. Excerpt: The Concert for Bangladesh originally titled The Concert for Bangla Desh is a live triple album by George Harrison and celebrity friends, released in December 1971 in America and January 1972 in Britain. The album followed the two concerts of the same name, held on 1 August 1971 at New York's Madison Square Garden featuring Harrison, Bob Dylan, Ravi Shankar, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Billy Preston, Leon Russell and Badfinger. The shows were a pioneering charity event, in aid of the homeless Bengali refugees of the Bangladesh Liberation War, and preceded Live Aid by fourteen years. Co-produced by Phil Spector and featuring the latter's trademark Wall of Sound in a live setting, the fundraiser album was delayed for three months due to protracted negotiations between Harrison and two record companies keen to protect their business interests, Capitol and Columbia/CBS. The Concert for Bangladesh was a major critical and commercial success, topping album charts around the world, and went on to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1973. Together with the 1972 Apple concert film directed by Saul Swimmer, the album was re-released in 2005, in remastered form. Among the many words of acclaim that have been written about it since its release, The Concert for Bangladesh has been described as an album to play "whenever your faith in the power of music begins to wane." Sales of the album continue to benefit the George Harrison Fund for UNICEF. After being made aware of the gravity of the situation in what was then known as East Pakistan by friend and musician Ravi Shankar, George Harrison quickly organised two performances to aid the war-ravaged and disaster-stricken country. In the middle of these preparations, in order to call further attention to the Bengalis' cause, he composed the song "Bangla Desh" and rush-released it as a charity single four days before the New York shows. Riding high with the recent success of his All Things Must Pass solo set, Harrison the

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: November 2012
First published: November 2012
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc • Books Group
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 110
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-06590-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-06590-2
Barcode: 9781157065906

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