You've got your dogma and you've got your rock. And never the twain shall meet, right? Wrong.
USA For Africa asked artists to "check you ego at the door." Adam Yauch and the organizers of the Tibetan Freedom
Concerts asked for and got the same, but what they also got was an amazing cross-section of both the world's biggest
and/or most important contemporary rock stars putting their heads down and playing earnest, if short, sets for a suddenly
hot cause. And now, removed from the excitement of the events themselves, comes a three-CD Tibetan Freedom Concert
album showing off some of the best music played during the '96 and '97 shows.