George Harrison's Concert for Bangladesh Film To Stream For Free Online

07/28/2011
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In a worldwide, 72-hour online event, George Harrison's The Concert for Bangladesh feature film will be available for free streaming in its entirety from Saturday, July 30 through Monday, August 1 on iTunes, georgeharrison.com and theconcertforbangladesh.com.

Concert for Bangladesh album made its exclusive digital debut on the iTunes Store this week, 40 years after the historic concert event on August 1, 1971.

The iTunes release of The Concert for Bangladesh album includes Harrison's "Bangla Desh" studio single, originally released July 5, 1971, as an exclusive bonus track. A 5-minute video trailer for the album and a 49-minute radio program about The Concert for Bangladesh are also now available as free streams on iTunes.

When George Harrison was asked in 1971 why he chose to focus his time and talents on The Concert for Bangladesh, he replied, "Because I was asked by a friend if I would help, that's all." Monday, August 1 marks 40 years since Harrison and his friend Ravi Shankar, along with several other top music stars, including Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Leon Russell, and Billy Preston, shared the stage at Madison Square Garden for two history-making concerts to alert the world to the plight of the Bangladeshi people, victims of simultaneous floods, famine and civil war.

George Harrison: The Concert for Bangladesh
1. Introduction by George Harrison & Ravi Shankar
2. Ravi Shankar: Bangla Dhun
3. George Harrison: Wah-Wah
4. George Harrison: My Sweet Lord
5. George Harrison: Awaiting On You All
6. Billy Preston: That's The Way God Planned It
7. Ringo Starr: It Don't Come Easy
8. George Harrison feat. Leon Russell: Beware Of Darkness
9. Band introduction by George Harrison
10. George Harrison: While My Guitar Gently Weeps
11. Leon Russell: Jumpin' Jack Flash / Youngblood (Medley)
12. George Harrison: Here Comes The Sun
13. Bob Dylan: A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
14. Bob Dylan: It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
15. Bob Dylan: Blowin' In The Wind
16. Bob Dylan: Mr. Tambourine Man
17. Bob Dylan: Just Like A Woman
18. George Harrison: Something
19. George Harrison: Bangla Desh
20. Bob Dylan: Love Minus Zero/No Limit

EXCLUSIVE iTUNES BONUS TRACK
21. George Harrison: Bangla Desh [studio single, originally released July 5, 1971]

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