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Published: 2012/11/01

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Bring Druids and Halloween Covers to Athens

Chris Robinson Brotherhood celebrated Halloween last night at Athens, GA’s Georgia Theatre. The group kicked things off with a special Halloween-themed covers set that included takes on KC and the Sunshine Band’s “I’m Your Boogie Man,” Flamin’ Groovies’ “Teenage Head,” The Cramps’ “Human Fly,” Donovan’s “Season of the Witch,” The Rolling Stones’ “Sympathy For The Devil,” Bobby “Boris” Pickett’s “Monster Mash” and The Misfits’ “Halloween.” Robinson handled lead vocals on “I’m Your Boogie Man,” “Teenage Head” and “Halloween,” while keyboardist Adam MacDougall sang lead on “I’m Your Boogie Man,” drummer George Sluppick offered “Monster Mash,” bassist Mark “Muddy” Dutton tackled “Human Sly” and Neal Casal took lead on “Sympathy For the Devil.” Every song was a debut, and the entire group dressed as glitter-painted druids during the set.
The ensemble then featured for another set of original material and choice covers, including a memorable take on the Grateful Dead’s “West LA Fadeaway.”

Here’s a look at last night’s setlist via Chris Robinson Brotherhood’s Facebook page

Wednesday, October 31, Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA

Set I:
I’m Your Boogie Man
Teenage Head
Human Fly
Season of the Witch
Sympathy For The Devil
Monster Mash
Halloween

Set II:
Try Rock N Roll
Tomorrow Blues
Tulsa Yesterday
Crash On The Levee
100 Days Of Rain
Never Been To Spain
Meanwhile In The Gods…
Sunday Sound
West L.A. Fadeaway
Vibration & Light Suite
Ride
Rosalee

E:
Hot Buttered Biscuit
Badlands Here We Come
Seventh Son

Comments

There are 6 comments associated with this post

Yossarian November 1, 2012, 16:49:38

Hopefully a recording surfaces… CRB playing Misfits??? 16 year old me and my current self are both stoked on this.

Doug Sahm November 2, 2012, 12:07:14

Gots to hear Muddy singing Human Fly. Whoa.

Mr.Eastwood November 2, 2012, 14:11:28

I feel a little embarrassed about how excited I got when I saw they covered “Monster Mash”...

William December 27, 2012, 21:19:43

It wasn’t ‘Halloween’ by the Misfits. It was the Dream Syndicate song.

gratefulJ October 31, 2014, 22:11:15

let’s shake? is that teenage head?

chip November 19, 2014, 16:08:21

In the first post to this, someone was hoping a recording surfaces. All CRB shows are recorded and offered for sale (download or CD) on their nuggs website. www.livechrisrobinsonbrotherhood.com
Full shows are $10 for mp3 and (I think) $15 for FLAC or AFLAC. $23 for CD plus shipping

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