Live from the Royal Albert Hall (Joe Bonamassa album)

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Live from the Royal Albert Hall
Live album by Joe Bonamassa
Released September 22, 2009 (2009-09-22)
Recorded May 4, 2009 (2009-05-04) at the Royal Albert Hall, London, England
Genre Blues rock
Length 132:10
Label J&R Adventures
Producer Kevin Shirley
Joe Bonamassa chronology
The Ballad of John Henry
(2009)
Live from Royal Albert Hall
(2009)
Black Rock
(2010)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall is the fourth live album by American blues rock musician Joe Bonamassa. Recorded on May 4, 2009 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England,[1] it was released on September 22, 2009 by J&R Adventures.[2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Music website Allmusic gave Live from the Royal Albert Hall four out of five stars, with reviewer Steve Leggett describing the album as "simply wonderful, full of great guitar playing, solid singing, and with a horn section and double drummers on board, the sound is full and even majestic".[2]

Track listing[edit]

Disc one
No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "Django"   Robert Bosmans, Etienne Lefebvre You & Me (2006) 3:43
2. "The Ballad of John Henry"   Joe Bonamassa The Ballad of John Henry (2009) 6:47
3. "So, It's Like That"   Bonamassa, Mike Himelstein So, It's Like That (2002) 2:55
4. "Last Kiss"   Bonamassa The Ballad of John Henry (2009) 7:18
5. "So Many Roads"   Marshall Paul You & Me (2006) 6:15
6. "Stop!"   Greg Sutton, Bruce Brody The Ballad of John Henry (2009) 5:56
7. "Further on Up the Road" (With Eric Clapton) Don Robey, Joe Veasey Previously unreleased 5:44
8. "Woke Up Dreaming"   Bonamassa, Will Jennings Blues Deluxe (2003) 10:06
9. "High Water Everywhere"   Charlie Patton You & Me (2006) 5:07
10. "Sloe Gin"   Bob Ezrin, Michael Kamen Sloe Gin (2007) 8:18
11. "Lonesome Road Blues"   Bonamassa The Ballad of John Henry (2009) 4:37
Total length:
66:56
Disc two
No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
12. "Happier Times"   Bonamassa The Ballad of John Henry (2009) 7:22
13. "Your Funeral My Trial"   Willie Williamson You & Me (2006) 4:05
14. "Blues Deluxe"   Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart Blues Deluxe (2003) 9:13
15. "Story of a Quarryman"   Bonamassa The Ballad of John Henry (2009) 5:14
16. "The Great Flood"   Bonamassa The Ballad of John Henry (2009) 7:52
17. "Just Got Paid"   Billy Gibbons, Bill Ham Shepherds Bush Empire (2007) 10:44
18. "Mountain Time"   Bonamassa, Jennings So, It's Like That (2002) 10:43
19. "Asking Around for You"   Bonamassa, Himelstein You & Me (2006) 10:01
Total length:
65:14

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
US Billboard Top Blues Albums[3] 2

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joe Bonamassa - Live from the Royal Albert Hall (CD, Album)". Discogs. Retrieved January 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c Steve Leggett. "Review". Joe Bonamassa - Live from the Royal Albert Hall. Allmusic. Retrieved January 10, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Blues Albums". Joe Bonamassa Album & Song Chart History. Billboard. Retrieved January 10, 2012.