Video: Jeff Beck Performs “I Ain’t Superstitious” at Crossroads Guitar Festival

April 15th, 2013

Eric Clapton’s fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival took place this past Friday and Saturday night at New York City’s Madison Square Garden.

Besides Clapton, this year’s lineup included Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy, B.B. King, Jimmie Vaughan, the Allman Brothers Band, Gary Clark Jr., Robert Cray and Vince Gill.

Below, check out some fan-filmed footage of Beck performing the Willie Dixon-penned “I Ain’t Superstitious,” a track off his first solo album, Truth (1968). That’s Tal Wilkenfeld on bass and Beth Hart on vocals.

The two-night festival was the culmination of Clapton’s US tour, which kicked off March 14 in support of his new album, Old Sock. All profits from the festival will benefit The Crossroads Centre in Antigua, a treatment and education facility founded by Clapton for chemically dependent people.

  • jaco

    Tal looks either tired or drugged,what happened to ‘that innocent kid?”

    • Stephen Askins

      Hey Jaco, over here in Australia we have a description of people like you, we call them “dickheads”. Congratulations on fitting that description. I don’t know Tal nor do you so say she looks drugged is so insulting to a wonderful young muso who has probably more talent in here little finger than you have in your whole body, Dickhead

    • voodooblues05

      you mean when she played with beck in 2007? dude, that was 6 years ago. you expect her to be the same after 6 years?

  • Scott Thompson

    So sorry I missed this!!! Jeff Beck, man, what can I say?!!

  • T-Marie

    I love their faces and their voices.

  • Gary Narducci

    The vocalist is not up to Beck’s playing. She is below average. Her attemps at getting in the groove just made her look stupid. Too bad! Who gave her this chance to make a fool of herself?

  • Shane Baker


  • Jazzman50

    Who’s the women on the violin? She looks to be having a good time. The singer just needs to spit out the gum otherwise it’s all good.

  • jeff

    Beth Hart toured with J.B. in 2006, she sang all of Rod’s stuff.

  • Little Jeff

    Beth Hart is “not up to…?” Aw, man, I just gotta laugh when people say things like that.

  • Mackey Williams

    Beck should give up on waiting for Rod and go out as “The Jeff Beck Group” with Beth on vocals belting out numbers like this one from Truth and Beck-Ola. No need to tune down, she sounds and looks great, and Jeff can still bring it. Get it done, Harvey!

  • Tal? Awesome, talented and looking as in the grove as always.

  • All of the ladies were kickin’ it hard and Mr.B, fantastic as always. Sorry I missed the show.