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Allman Brothers Band Perform Cream's "Politician" as Tribute to Jack Bruce

This past Saturday night, the Allman Brothers Band played the fourth of sixth shows at New York City's Beacon Theatre will be that bring their 45-year career to a close.

Toward the end of the the band worked a cover of Cream's "Politician" into "In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed" as a tribute to Cream bassist Jack Bruce, who had died earlier that day.

Warren Haynes handled vocals on the ABB debut of "Politician." Check it out below.

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.