Like all of us, Don Felder has been spending a lot of time at home in recent months.
The former Eagles guitarist had spent much of last year, and a decent chunk of early 2020, touring in support of American Rock ’n’ Roll, a star-studded, high-flying and hard-rockin' solo album in which he celebrates the titular music, with help from the likes of Slash, Peter Frampton, Richie Sambora, Joe Satriani, Alex Lifeson, Sammy Hagar and more.
Felder recently gathered his band - Timothy Drury on keyboards, Bruce Atkinson on bass, David Myhre on guitar and Chris Ralles on drums - to put together a killer performance video, from quarantine, of the album's title track. You can check it out above.
“The song is like a musical documentary,” Felder told GP about "American Rock ‘N’ Roll" last year.
“It’s me remembering all the things that have gotten me excited about this music, from seeing Elvis Presley on television to hearing B.B. King on the radio to being at Woodstock and watching Hendrix and Santana and Janis Joplin and my friends Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young."
For more on Felder and his music, stop on by donfelder.com.
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Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com and GuitarPlayer.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.
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