Live from the Royal Albert Hall is a live album by American blues rock musician Joe Bonamassa. It was recorded on May 4, 2009 at the Royal Albert Hall in London
Bonamassa had released the studio album, The Ballad of John Henry earlier in 2009.
Joe Bonamassa Live From the Royal Albert Hall
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- Django – 3:43 (You & Me)
- The Ballad of John Henry – 6:47 (The Ballad of John Henry)
- So It’s Like That – 2:55 (So, It’s Like That)
- Last Kiss – 7:18 (The Ballad of John Henry)
- So Many Roads – 6:15 (You & Me)
- Stop! – 5:56 (a cover of a Sam Brown song, on The Ballad of John Henry)
- Further On Up the Road – 5:44 (with Eric Clapton playing guitar and singing, not previously recorded by Joe Bonamassa)
- Woke Up Dreaming – 10:06 (Blues Deluxe)
- High Water Everywhere – 5:07 (You & Me)
- Sloe Gin – 8:18 (Sloe Gin)
- Lonesome Road Blues – 4:34 (The Ballad of John Henry)
- Happier Times – 7:22 (The Ballad of John Henry)
- Your Funeral My Trial – 4:05 (a cover of a Sonny Boy Williamson song, on You & Me with Paul Jones on harmonica)
- Blues Deluxe – 9:13 (a cover of the Jeff Beck Group song, on Blues Deluxe)
- Story of a Quarryman – 5:14 (The Ballad of John Henry)
- The Great Flood – 7:52 (The Ballad of John Henry)
- Just Got Paid – 10:44 (on the previous live album, Shepherds Bush Empire)
- Mountain Time – 10:43 (So, It’s Like That)
- Asking Around for You – 10:01 (You & Me)
Seven of the nineteen songs come from The Ballad of John Henry album and four from You & Me.
The main group who played at the concert were:
Joe Bonamassa – guitar, vocals
Rick Melick – keyboards, tambourine, backing vocals
Carmine Rojas – bass
Anton Fig – drums
Bogie Bowles – drums
There were supported by:
Sean Freeman – saxophone
Lee Thornburg – trumpet
Mike Feltham – trombone
Eric Clapton and Paul Jones made guest appearances.
There are videos from the concert.
Woke Up Dreaming
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