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    The man was a genius, a true giant of a musician.


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    Default Re: The Concert for Bangladesh, August 1, 1971

    Half a century since the people of Bangladesh - formerly East Pakistan - rose up in protest against the brutality of military rule, bringing the latter to its feet.

    All it needed was one journalist to provided the catalyst that saw the horror stories of the unfolding tragedy spread across the globe like wild fire:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-16207201


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    My favorite Beatle and one of the most powerful albums ever. Two masterpieces.

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    George was too cool. He also ended up paying taxes on the entire event costing him many millions of dollars.

    Also without him, there would be no Monty python.
    Without friends none of this is possible.

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    best quote of the time...
    I've forgotten Billy Preston...!

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