‘Live In Amsterdam’ by Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa is their first collaboration album recorded at Koninklijk Theater Carre in Amsterdam and released on March 24, 2014 by J&R Adventures.
Track Listing : 1.Amsterdam, Amsterdam! (Joe Bonamassa, Beth Hart, Kevin Shirley) – 01:45 . 2.Them There Eyes (Maceo Pinkard, Doris Tauber, William Tracey) – 02:59 . 3.Sinner’S Prayer (Lowell Fulson, Lloyd Glenn) – 04:21 . 4.Can’T Let Go (Randy Weeks) – 05:12 . 5.For My Friends (William Withers Jr.) – 04:33 . 6.Close To My Fire (Peter Hoppe, Stephanie Popp) – 05:30 . 7.Rhymes (Al Green, Mabon Hodges) – 05:05 . 8.Something’S Got A Hold On Me (Etta James, Leroy Kirkland, Pearl Woods) – 06:18 . 9.Your Heart Is As Black As Night (Melody Gardot) – 0-Janv. . 10.Chocolate Jesus (Kathleen Brennan, Tom Waits) – 02:51 . 11.Baddest Blues (Beth Hart) – 05:09 . 12.Someday After Awhile (You’Ll Be Sorry) (Freddie King, Sonny Thompson) – 06:04 . 13.Well, Well (Delaney Bramlett) – 04:51 . 14.If I Tell You I Love You (Melody Gardot) – 03:51 . 15.See Saw (Don Covay, Steve Cropper) – 03:18 . 16.Strange Fruit (Lewis Allen) – 05:58 . 17.Miss Lady (Buddy Miles) – 07:19 . 18.I Love You More Than You’Ll Ever Know (Al Kooper) – 07:54 . 19.Nutbush City Limits (Tina Turner) – 03:49 . 20.I’D Rather Go Blind (Billy Foster, Ellington Jordan) – 10:01 . 21.Antwerp Jam (Joe Bonamassa, Beth Hart, Kevin Shirley) – 05:25
Musicians : Beth Hart – Piano, Vocals . Joe Bonamassa – Guitar, Vocals . Carmine Rojas – Bass . Anton Fig – Drums . Blondie Chaplin – Guitar (Rhythm), Vocals (Background) . Lee Thornburg – Percussion, Trumpet . Arlan Schierbaum – Keyboards . Ron Dziubla – Percussion, Saxophone . Carlos Perez Alfonso – Percussion, Trombone
Production : Produced By Kevin Shirley . Bryan Kiger – Engineer . Jared Kvitka – Engineer . Eric Roa – Engineer . Bob Ludwig – Mastering . Kevin Shirley – Mixing . Matt Naylor – Monitor Engineer
Package : Christie Goodwin – Photography . Joe Bonamassa – Liner Notes . Beth Hart – Liner Notes
Recorded On June 29, 2013 At Koninklijk Theater Carre.
Released In March 2014 By J&R Adventures.
Joe and Beth work together brilliantly, they have a truly respectful and electrifying partnership, with Beth’s phenomenal voice being given the space to take to limelight and Joe complimenting her with just the right amount of licks and fills, only opening up and demonstrating his world class guitar skills (and, boy, are they incredible) when it wouldn’t take centre stage away from Ms. Hart. […]
Get Ready to ROCK!
In short, if you like Don’t Explain and/or Seesaw then you simply have to buy Live In Amsterdam. If you don’t then it probably isn’t going to convert you. And if you’ve heard neither, but have an appreciation of the R&B/soul review genre, then this is undoubtedly the place to start. […]
Beth looks like she could explode and breathlessly says to Joe; “I’m excited. Are you excited?” He takes a second to consider the question and the hardest working man in showbiz deadpans, “Yeh; I’m excited.” But he doesn’t sound it. He must have been in this position a thousand times since his early teens, whereas Beth has worked her way here after playing every dive and bar this side of the Ganges and looks like she still can’t believe her luck. […]