- Introduction by George Harrison & Ravi Shankar
- Bangla Dhun
- My Sweet Lord
- Awaiting on You All
- That's the Way God Planned It
- It Don't Come Easy
- Beware of Darkness
- Band Introduction
- While My Guitar Gently Weeps
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As a document of a show that was arguably the rock world's first large-scale attempt to use the music as a charitable tool, this sprawling collection has always been virtually unassailable -- and this revamped version is all the more appealing, thanks to a vivid remastering job and an added shot of Bob Dylan. Zimmy, just emerging from his reclusive period at the time of the concert's 1971 staging, contributes some of the set's highlights -- none more enticing than the "Live Minus Zero/No Limit" appended to the reissue -- but he's hardly the only shining star. Billy Preston, for instance, brought a churchly urgency when taking the spotlight for "That's the Way God Planned It," while Ravi Shankar gave the proceedings a needed sense of place with his sitar work on "Bangla Dhun." It's organizer George Harrison, though, who's the most valuable player, a status that's enhanced by the new mixing, which lends a crystalline quality to his playing on such songs as "Beware of Darkness" and a hush-inducing "Something." Countless other cause-oriented collections have come down the pike in the 30-odd years since these musicians focused their energies on the Indian Subcontinent, but few have matched the plainspoken pleas ingrained in these grooves. For those seeking multimedia gratification, there's also a newly turned out deluxe DVD version of the package, which is festooned with collectibles including ten different postcards, a reprint of the original concert poster, and a slew of Harrison's handwritten lyrics.