Watch Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy, Mick Jagger and Gary Clark Jr. Perform "Five Long Years" at the White House in 2012

Back in 2012, a group of blues and rock legends assembled at the White House for a special concert honoring the American Songbook.

One of the highlights of the night was a performance of "Five Long Years" featuring Jeff Beck, Mick Jagger, Buddy Guy and Gary Clark Jr. You can watch a video of this remarkable performance above.

"Five Long Years" is a post-war blues tune written by American pianist Eddie Boyd in 1952. Eric Clapton covered it on his 1994 album, From the Cradle.

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