Gov’t Mule Busts Out ZZ Top Cover In Minnesota

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The first “I’m Bad, I’m Nationwide” in almost 18 years got here because the band continues to cowl ZZ Top and The Rolling Stones at every present this summer season.

By Scott Bernstein Aug 31, 2021 8:03 am PDT

Gov’t Mule dusted off a canopy of the ZZ Top basic “I’m Bad, I’m Nationwide” on Monday evening in Shakopee, Minnesota. The band’s first and solely different rendition of the track from ZZ Top’s 1979 album Degüello since December 31, 2003 got here in the direction of the center of their second set at Canterbury Park.

Revolution Come…Revolution Go standout “Stone Cold Rage” received final evening’s opening body underway. The quartet then performed oldie “Rocking Horse” earlier than returning to Revolution Come…Revolution Go for “Pressure Under Fire.” Three tour debuts adopted in “Fool’s Moon,” The J.B.’s “Doing It To Death” and “Whisper In Your Soul.” From there, Mule match “Mountain Jam” inside “Game Face” and capped the set by working reside staple “Trane” into just lately debuted covers of Link Wray’s “Rumble” and James Brown’s “Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine.”

Gov’t Mule kicked off Monday’s second set with Steve Miller Band’s “The Joker.” Next got here “Revolution Come, Revolution Go” and “Feel Like Breaking Up Somebody’s Home.” Warren Haynes and firm have coated The Rolling Stones and ZZ Top songs at every present this summer season following the deaths of Stones drummer Charlie Watts and ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill. Last evening the band performed “Angie” by The Stones and the aforementioned ZZ Top cowl “I’m Bad, I’m Nationwide.” The former final noticed motion on January 16, 2012 as per Setlist.FM whereas Mule’s Facebook revealed the latter was carried out after 1,285 exhibits on the shelf.

The four-piece went on to ship a “Mule” that includes covers of Van Morrison’s “I’ve Been Working” and Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition” inside after which ended the body with the beloved “Soulshine.” Gov’t Mule closed out the evening with a “Look On Yonder Wall” encore. The band now has a couple of days off earlier than returning to the stage on Friday in Selbyville, Delaware.

Set One: Stone Cold Rage, Rocking Horse, Pressure Under Fire, Fool’s Moon, Doing It To Death, Whisper In Your Soul, Game Face > Mountain Jam > Game Face, Trane > Rumble > Sex Machine

Set Two: The Joker, Revolution Come, Revolution Go, Feel Like Breaking Up Somebody’s Home, Angie, I’m Bad, I’m Nationwide*, Mule > I’ve Been Working > Superstition > Mule, Soulshine

Encore: Look On Yonder Wall

* – Last Time Played: 12/31/2003 Beacon Theatre (1285 exhibits). 2nd Time Played

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