Jeff Beck Will Release a New Live Album Next Month, Adds Tour Dates
Jeff Beck has a busy spring coming up. In addition to a handful of new dates that have just been added to his current tour, the legendary guitarist will release a new live album next month.
Jeff Beck Live+ was recorded during Beck's 2014 tour with his band, which includes singer Jimmy Hall, bassist Rhonda Smith, drummer Jonathan Joseph and guitarist Nicolas Meier. The set spans Beck's long career, with much focus on his instrumental interpretations of rock and R&B classics.
In addition to originals, the album, which will be released on May 5, includes covers of Sam Cooke's "A Change Is Gonna Come," the Beatles' "A Day in the Life," Jimi Hendrix's "Little Wing" and Stevie Wonder's "Superstition," which Beck was partially responsible for.
Two new studio recordings, "Tribal" and "My Tiled White Floor," will also show up on Jeff Beck Live+. They mark Beck's first new recordings since 2010's Emotion & Commotion. Both tracks feature vocals and are said to be representative of a new album that should be released later this year. You can see the track listing for the live LP below.
Beck has also added some new tour dates to his itinerary. He's performing shows with his group through the end of the month, when he'll be joined by ZZ Top for eight make-up shows that were postponed last year after Top's Dusty Hill injured his hip on the band's tour bus. After that, Beck resumes solo shows with his band for two more weeks that will take him through almost the end of May. You can see Beck's updated tour schedule below.
Jeff Beck Live+ Track Listing
"You Know You Know"
"Why Give It Away"
"A Change Is Gonna Come"
"A Day in the Life"
"Where Were You"
"Rollin' and Tumblin'"
"Tribal" (New Studio Recording)
"My Tiled White Floor" (New Studio Recording)
Jeff Beck 2015 Tour
4/13 - Port Chester, NY
4/15-17 - Huntington, NY
4/18 - Port Chester, NY
4/19 - Boston, MA
4/21 - Kingston, NY
4/22 - Englewood, NJ
4/24 - Red Bank, NJ
4/25 - York, PA
4/26 - Greensburg, PA
4/30 - Cedar Park, TX (With ZZ Top)
5/1 - Thackerville, OK (With ZZ Top)
5/2 - The Woodlands, TX (With ZZ Top)
5/3 - Corpus Christi, TX (With ZZ Top)
5/7 - Tampa, FL (With ZZ Top)
5/8 - West Palm Beach, FL (With ZZ Top)
5/9 - St. Augustine, FL (With ZZ Top)
5/10 - Alpharetta, GA (With ZZ Top)
5/12 - Louisville, KY
5/14 - Ann Arbor, MI
5/15 - Northfield, OH
5/16 - Cincinnati, OH
5/17 - Nashville, TN
5/19 - St. Louis, MO
5/21 - Chicago, IL
5/22 - Milwaukee, WI
5/23 - Minneapolis, MN
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