Warren Haynes Covers The Dead With Members of Railroad Earth
Members of Railroad Earth joined Warren Haynes at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY last night for a cover-filled set that included renditions of Grateful Dead and Robert Johnson tunes. Tim Carbone, John Skehan, Andrew Altman and Andy Goessling sat in on Jerry Garcia’s “To Lay Me Down” during the first set. The four guests also appeared on a few other songs, including “Two of a Kind, Workin’ On A Full House,” a composition that Haynes co-wrote back in the ’80s and later became a number one country single for Garth Brooks. This tune closed a stellar first set that also featured covers of the Rolling Stones’ “Wild Horses” and Radiohead’s “Lucky,” as well as an appearance by Warren Haynes Band saxophonist Ron Holloway on Ottis Redding’s “I’ve Got Dreams To Remember.”
The second set kicked off with an acoustic cover of Van Morrison’s “Listen to the Lion” before moving on to “The Real Thing.” “The Real Thing” came to an abrupt stop after the first verse, with Haynes apologizing to the crowd for the technical difficulties. After going back into the song and stopping once again, Haynes told the crowd he would be starting the song over from the beginning so that the tapers could have a complete version. The Railroad Earth guys came back on stage for a particularly jammed out cover of Gillian Welch’s “Time’s (The Revelator).” They stuck around for the rest of the show, including a set closing cover of Robert Johnson’s “Come On In My Kitchen” and an encore of The Dead’s “China Doll”. Haynes seemed pleased with the collaboration and said that he sees himself playing with Railroad Earth more in the future.
Warren Haynes will be playing at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY again tonight. You can check out a video of Warren Haynes and members of Railroad Earth playing “China Doll” below. You can also watch videos of last night’s “Come On In My Kitchen” and “To Lay Me Down” over at Relix.com.