The Avett Brothers Cover George Harrison For ‘Colbert’ On This Date In 2017

By Nate Todd Jan 20, 2021 10:43 am PST

The Avett Brothers performed Geroge Harrison’s “Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)” on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on this date four years ago. The band’s debut cover of the song came on Inauguration Day in 2017.

“Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)” appears on Harrison’s landmark 1973 solo album, Living In The Material World. The Avetts performance of the song four years ago sees Scott Avett and Seth Avett leading the full-band through an Americana arrangement of the tune featuring banjo, fiddle, cello and more.

The Avett Brothers covered the George Harrison classic 13 additional times in 2017 as per Watch The Avett Brothers on “Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)” for Colbert in 2017 via the JamBase Live Video Archive below:

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