Concert for Bangladesh ~ Song of the Day ~ Jumping Jack Flash / Youngblood ~ Leon Russell & Co.






Released in Dec. 20, 1971 

A classic that will never be duplicated again.

Youngblood was written in 1957 by Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller/Doc Pomus and peformed orginally by “The Coasters “.

Jumpin Jack Flash was written in 1968 by Mick Jagger/Keith Richards performed by ” The Rolling Stones “.

The Concert For Bangladesh was a benefit organized by George Harrison and Ravi Shankor. It was recorded on August 1, 1971 in two shows. Noon and 7:00pm at  Madison Square Garden in New York City.  The album earned a Grammy Award for Album of the Year. It also was recorded with a record 44 Microphones.

Leon Russell – Jumping Jack Flash / Youngblood Version

George Harrison – Vocals, guitars
Ringo Starr – Vocals, Drums, tambourine
Leon Russell – Vocals, piano, bass guitar
Billy Preston – Vocals, organ
Eric Clapton – Lead guitar
Bob Dylan – Vocals, guitar, harmonica
Klaus Voorman – Bass guitar
Jim Keltner – Drums
Badfinger – Rhythm guitars, backing vocals

Pete Ham, Tom Evans, Joey Molland and Mike Gibbins –  (percussion)

Jesse Ed Davis – Lead guitar
Don Preston – Lead guitar, vocals
Carl Radle – Bass guitar
The Hollywood Horns: Jim Horn, Allan Beutler, Chuck Findley, Jackie Kelso, Lou McCreary, Ollie Mitchell.

Don Nix, Jo Green, Jeanie Greene, Marlin Greene, Dolores Hall, Claudia Linnear. – Backing vocalists:












TIMELESS ….. And What a Time ~



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