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George Harrison "Beware of Darkness" 1971

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George HarrisonMusic Video 3min 23sec.

A Live performance of George Harrison's "Beware of Darkness" from a 1971 benefit performance for UNICEF called "Concert for Bangladesh".

It was the first fund raising concert of this kind. The other singer is Leon Russell.

The concert also included Eric, Ringo, Billy Preston, Klaus Voorman, Jesse Ed Davis and others.

Beware of Darkness can be found on Georges debut and perhaps most successful album "All Things Must Pass"

"Watch out now, take care, Beware of greedy leaders"

"Beware of Darkness" lyrics:

Watch out now, take care
Beware of falling swingers
Dropping all around you
The pain that often mingles
In your fingertips
Beware of darkness



Watch out now, take care
Beware of the thoughts that linger
Winding up inside your head
The hopelessness around you
In the dead of night

Beware of sadness
It can hit you
It can hurt you
Make you sore and what is more
That is not what you are here for

Watch out now, take care
Beware of soft shoe shufflers
Dancing down the sidewalks
As each unconscious sufferer
Wanders aimlessly
Beware of maya

Watch out now, take care
Beware of greedy leaders
They take you where you should not go
While weeping atlas cedars
They just want to grow, grow and grow
Beware of darkness (beware of darkness)