Ravi Shankar & Ustad Ali Akbar Khan ~ "Bangla Dhun"

RIP Ravi Shankar (Bengali: রবি শংকর; born Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury, 7 April 1920 – 11 December 2012.

Concert for Bangladesh - New York City 8-1-1971.

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Comment by Steve Rauworth on December 14, 2012 at 9:23am

Incredible musical performance, matched by the quality of the video which, true to the spirit of those times, doesn't call attention to itself except in how it tunes into the hearts and souls of the musicians. The only comparable work I've seen in recent years is Jonathan Demme's film of Neil Young and his band, "Heart of Gold", a masterpiece that's all about the band and the music, not a filmmaker trying to be cool and showing off with cheap tricks.

Comment by Dan King on December 13, 2012 at 10:54pm

Holy Hannah! Absolutely incredible musicianship here.

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Created by No Depression Feb 17, 2009 at 9:06pm. Last updated by No Depression Sep 24, 2012.