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.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.