As we say farewell to 2012, we honor the legendary artists who we lost this year. Whitney Houston 1963 – 2012 One of the world’s best-selling music artists, Whitney Houston sold over 170 million albums, singles […]
The sitar virtuoso played with the Beatles, became a hippie musical icon and spearheaded the first rock benefit concert as he introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over a nearly century-long career.
In the summer of 1971, George Harrison and Ravi Shankar organized the Concert for Bangla Desh to benefit refugees in the newly-independent country of Bangla Desh (formerly East Pakistan), which was ravaged by war and […]
On August 1, 1971, George Harrison and Ravi Shankar staged two concerts at Madison Square Garden that brought together a star-studded cast of musicians.