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See Miranda Lambert Flawlessly Cover the Eagles’ Joe Walsh

 

Miranda Lambert flaunted her touring band’s talents in a grand and rocking way during her Sat., Jan. 20 show in Atlanta. Amid audience sing-alongs to Lambert’s biggest hits, she busted out a cover of current Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh’s 1973 classic rock standard “Rocky Mountain Way.”

The song serves as a reminder of how guitar-slinging rock ‘n’ roll still impacts country stars’ stage shows. It transported older fans back to past nights out at the Omni and other long-gone Atlanta venues. This came on the same night as Jon Pardi and Brent Cobb sets highlighted by Southern rock riffage.

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Although Lambert can belt them out with the best, her band took center stage throughout the extended jam. After Lambert introduced the band, complete with her interpretation of a North Dakota accent, pedal steel specialist Spencer Cullum Jr. wowed the audience with a “talking guitar” solo in the spirit of Walsh and Peter Frampton.

Lambert’s ongoing Livin’ Like Hippies Tour, co-headlined by Pardi, continues through March 24. You can find a full list of upcoming live dates here.

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