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George Harrison with Ravi Shankar, who taught him to play the sitar, which the Beatles used in a few numbers

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With George Harrison, who among other things also 'edited and introduced' Ravi Shankar's autobiography

Courtesy Raga Mala, Ravi Shankar: An Autobiography

1971: I asked him [Harrison] frankly, 'George, can you help me? because I knew that if I gave a concert [for Bangladesh] myself, I would not be able to raise a significant amount. He was really moved and said, 'Yes, something should be done.' That was when he wrote his song 'Bangla Desh'.

Courtesy Raga Mala, Ravi Shankar: An Autobiography

With Pattie and George Harrison; sister-in-law Lakshmi Shankar and her sister Kamala Chakravarty, who was for many years Ravi Shankar's partner.

Courtesy Raga Mala, Ravi Shankar: An Autobiography

With George Harrison in June 1966

Courtesy Raga Mala, Ravi Shankar: An Autobiography

FILE - In this Aug. 3, 1967 file photo, George Harrison, of the Beatles, left, sits cross-legged with his musical mentor, Ravi Shankar of India, in Los Angeles, as Harrison explains to newsmen that Shankar is teaching him to play the sitar.

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