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Cut Of The Day: Bob Dylan and George Harrison’s Intimate Collaboration

Cut Of The Day: Bob Dylan and George Harrison’s Intimate Collaboration

Following the news that [b]Martin Scorsese[/b] is set to direct a documentary about [b]George Harrison[/b], we thought we’d have a look at the result when the late [b]Beatle[/b] and the star of [b]Scorsese[/b]’s [b]“No Direction Home”[/b], [b]Bob Dylan[/b], collaborated.

This tentative performance seems so intimate that at one point a roadie brazenly comes up and tests the pair’s microphones. In fact, the two were sound-checking [b]Dylan[/b]’s [b]“If Not For You”[/b] for [b]Harrison[/b]’s [b]Concert For Bangladesh[/b] in 1971.

[b]Harrison[/b] had previously covered the song on his 1970 album [b]“All Things Must Pass”[/b].

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