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Exclusive Premiere: "Purple Haze" by Robert Randolph & The Family Band

GuitarWorld.com presents this exclusive premiere of "Purple Haze" by Robert Randolph & The Family Band.

This tour-de-force live version of the classic Jimi Hendrix tune is from Robert Randolph & the Family Band Live In Concert, which will be released Tuesday, September 27, via Dare Records.

This career-spanning album was recorded during the band's recent U.S. tour and marks the group's first live collection since 2002's Live at the Wetlands. The album includes Robert Randolph classics like "Squeeze" and "If I Had My Way," which features Blind Boys Of Alabama's Joey Williams. Susan Tedeschi, Ryan Shaw, Chuck Campbell and Nigel Hall join in on the Staple Singers' "I'll Take You There" while Shaw, Tommy Sims, Ryan Scott and The Monophonic Horns guest on Earth, Wind & Fire's classic "Shining Star."

See below for a complete track listing -- and look for Randolph's latest tour dates below the player!

1. Traveling Shoes / 2. Squeeze / 3. Don't Change / 4. Sacred Steel / 5. If I Had My Way / 6. Electric Church / 7. Peekaboo / 8. I'll Take You There / 9. Walk Don't Walk / 10. Back To The Wall / 11. Shining Star / 12. Purple Haze

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Robert Randolph & The Family Band: Fall 2011 U.S. Tour:

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Damian Fanelli
Damian Fanelli

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.