The Black Crowes Live Spotify Playlist
Chris Robinson will soon once again sing the songs of The Black Crowes as part of the recently revealed project As The Crow Flies which will tour later this year. Those songs have been performed live recently by his former Crowes band mate and brother Rich Robinson via the latter guitarist’s The Magpie Salute outfit. While there’s little hope the brothers Robinson will perform The Black Crowes songs together anytime soon, Saturday Stream presents a Spotify Playlist featuring officially released live recordings issued by the now defunct sibling-led band.
Chris revealed to Rolling Stone he hasn’t spoken to Rich in several years, though the pair has addressed each other through the media over the years. The Black Crowes last performed live together at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco on December 14, 2013.
The playlist goes back to October 30 and 31, 2001 — kicking things off with highlights from the group’s two shows at Boston’s Orpheum. Those shows came before a hiatus that spanned from 2002 to 2005. The playlist picks up on August 6, 2005 with a recording of the reformed Crowes at The Fillmore in San Francisco issued as the Freak ‘n’ Roll…Into the Fog: The Black Crowes All Join Hands, The Fillmore, San Francisco. The Fillmore show saw the addition of The Left Coast Horns joining the band.
The playlist then moves to the Robinsons and Co. show at The Wiltern in in Los Angeles on March 20, 2008. Issued as Warpaint Live, as the title suggests, it features a live rendering of the band’s 2008 studio album Warpaint. The live collection then moves to a 2013 release, their live album Wiser for the Time, which was recorded in New York City in 2010. The lineup at that time featured North Mississippi Allstars guitarist Luther Dickinson.
Circling back to October 1999, the playlist ends with the Live At The Greek collaborative release featuring Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page. Recorded over two nights at the Greek Theatre in L.A. Los Angeles, The Crowes can be heard performing a number of classic Zeppelin tunes throughout the 20-song compilation.
Give a listen to The Black Crowes live via the 101-track Spotify Playlist below: