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The Concert for Bangladesh (1971)... 1st International Benefit Concert...



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August 05, 1971

THE VILLAGE VOICE, August 5, 1971   The front page & pgs. 32-33 contain images and articles describing what is considered the 1st International Benefit Concert. This Madison Square Garden concert, organized and hosted by George Harrison to raise money for "starving millions in East Pakistan", included live sets by Ravi Shankar, Ali Akbar Khan, and Alla Rakha, along with Bob Dylan, Leon Russell, Ringo Starr, and more.
Articles headlines include: "A Beatle Sets the pace" & "The Event wound up as a Love Feast".
Complete in 80 pages, this issue has some minor edge tears but is in overall good condition.
Provenance note: This issue comes from The Village Voice's own archives, part of their in-house collection used to create their digital archive. 
Alert: Many issues of The Village Voice contain articles and/or photos which some consider offensive, and are certainly inappropriate for children. If purchasing, please do so with discretion.

Category: The 20th Century