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    Beatles - George Harrison & Friends The Concert for Bangla Desh RIAA White Mat Gold Record Award from the Personal Collection of Ringo Starr (Apple STCX 3385, 1971). A triple live album recorded at Madison Square Garden on August 1, 1971, featuring Harrison, Bob Dylan, Ravi Shankar, Ringo Starr, Billy Preston, Leon Russell, Eric Clapton, and others. This was a charity event to raise money in aid of the homeless Bengali refugees of the Bangladesh Liberation War. The album won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1973. This rare white mat award is from the personal collection of Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, and according to the plaque beneath the gold disc, was presented to him in commemoration of more than one million dollars in sales of the album. Framed to 17.5" x 21.5", and in Very Good condition, with dings and scrapes to the frame, uneven toning to the mat, and scratches and wear to the disc. In addition, the inscribed plaque has loosened from the mat.

    Provenance: Property From The Career Of Ringo Starr, Julien's Auctions, Dec 3-5, 2015, ex lot 1215.


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    November, 2016
    12th Saturday
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