Watch Billy Gibbons and Kirk Hammett Cover Fleetwood Mac's "The Green Manalishi"
The performance was part of the all-star Peter Green tribute concert that took place at the London Palladium on February 25, 2020.
Earlier this year, on February 25, Mick Fleetwood hosted a blockbuster tribute concert for his former Fleetwood Mac bandmate, Peter Green.
The concert – which took place at the London Palladium – featured Kirk Hammett, Billy Gibbons, David Gilmour, Pete Townshend, Steven Tyler, Noel Gallagher, Jonny Lang, and many more.
Above, you can watch a professionally shot clip of one of the highlights of the show, Hammett and Gibbons' take on the Green/Fleetwood Mac classic, "The Green Manalishi."
Taken from the upcoming film documenting the show – Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green and the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac – the performance features an extended solo from Hammett, played on Green's legendary "Greeny" 1959 Les Paul Standard.
The Metallica axeman first purchased the guitar – which for many years belonged to another British blues-rock guitar giant, Gary Moore – in 2014.
Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green and the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac will be released in cinemas in March 2021, with select screenings on March 23 and 28. You can check out the film's trailer below.
For more info on the film, stop by mickfleetwoodandfriends.com (opens in new tab).
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