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2011-07-26 12:30:00

GRAMMY-Winning Concert for Bangladesh Album Makes its Digital Debut on iTunes for the 40th Anniversary of Legendary Show; Sales Benefit the George Harrison Fund for UNICEF NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the 40th anniversary of the groundbreaking Concert for Bangladesh, the first major music benefit for a humanitarian cause, the music community is coming together yet again for UNICEF, this time to help provide emergency relief for children in famine and...

2011-07-26 11:52:00

LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- George Harrison's GRAMMY-winning Concert for Bangladesh album makes its exclusive digital debut on the iTunes Store (www.itunes.com) today, 40 years after the historic concert event on August 1, 1971. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110726/LA41660) To celebrate the anniversary and honor Harrison's legacy of giving back, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announces a special 'Month of Giving' donation campaign in August for the...

2011-03-01 10:30:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leon Russell's top 1970s classics have been gathered for a new CD and digital collection, The Best Of Leon Russell, to be released April 5 by Capitol/EMI. In addition to the 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee's major chart hits and album standouts, the 16-track collection features "If It Wasn't For Bad," the lead single from The Union, Russell's 2010 collaborative album with Elton John, and his live performance of "Jumpin' Jack...

2011-01-27 16:59:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Voormann & Friends - A Sideman's Journey (UMe/USM/Mercury) is an extraordinary album project by renowned German graphic designer, illustrator, musician and producer Klaus Voormann. Recorded with more than 30 musicians, including Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yusuf (Cat Stevens), members of Manfred Mann and Dr. John, the album tells the story of how well-known sideman Voormann retraced the footsteps of his musical biography back to where it all...

2009-06-16 11:46:00

iTunes Exclusively Offers Previously Unreleased Bonus Track, 'Isn't It A Pity' (Earliest Demo Version), with Digital Album Purchase Collection Features Harrison's Solo Hits from 1970's All Things Must Pass Through 2002's Brainwashed, Remastered, Plus Live Recordings from 1971 Concert For Bangladesh HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Capitol/EMI releases George Harrison's first-ever career-spanning solo hits collection, Let It Roll: Songs by George Harrison, in CD and digital...

2009-05-05 09:00:00

Collection Features Harrison's Solo Hits from 1970's All Things Must Pass Through 2002's Brainwashed, Remastered, Plus Live Recordings from 1971 Concert For Bangladesh HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Capitol/EMI confirms the tracklist for George Harrison's first-ever career-spanning solo hits collection, Let It Roll: Songs by George Harrison. To be released June 16 (June 15 internationally), the CD's special packaging includes a 28-page booklet featuring previously unseen and rare...

2005-08-02 14:29:00

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - George Harrison's 1971 charity shindig "The Concert for Bangladesh," a rock extravaganza that paved the way for all-star benefits and set a new low for fiscal mismanagement, is coming to DVD for the first time on Oct. 25. The soundtrack CD also will be reissued on the same day with an extra track from Bob Dylan, who emerged from seclusion to play the historic Madison Square Garden concerts. The rights are owned by the Beatles' Apple Corps. label,...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.