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February 24, 2012 • Music Diary

Videos of Blues and Rock Legends Performing ‘American Songbook’ at the White House!

Next Monday PBS is airing a concert event from the White House on February 21st that has already gotten considerable coverage due to President Obama singing a chorus of ‘Sweet Home Chicago’. But there was much more in the event hosted by the First Lady, and some of the stars playing are true musical legends including Jeff Beck, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Booker T. Jones, Mick Jagger, Gary Clark Jr., Warren Haynes, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks and more. I wanted to highlight a couple of clips from the PBS YouTube channel and other YouTube users.

Here is the classic ‘Five Long Years’:

And here is Jeff Beck showing off his new band and playing ‘Brush With the Blues’:

And they closed with the help of President Obama singing along on ‘Sweet Home Chicago’

Source: Guitar World

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