Gary Clark Jr. Performs 'Feed The Babies'

  • Published on Jan 11, 2019
  • Gary Clark Jr. performs a song from his new album 'This Land' with accompaniment from Jon Batiste and Stay Human.
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Comments • 187

  • J Cloutier
    J Cloutier 16 days ago

    Soul -- Motown -- Melody. Wonderful.

  • American girl
    American girl Month ago

    Zapata is so underrated..He's so good especially live in person...We all know Gary is fly,so is Zapata..Actually that whole band is fly ...😎✌

  • Jody Beskini RutherfordCountyAnimalGroupMAMA

    His voice reminds me of Curtis Mayfield in this one.

  • Luke Geistlinger
    Luke Geistlinger 2 months ago

    wonder if GC hasnt been able to get the falsetto down and play guitar simulatneuously quite yet. would be nice to see him shred more!

  • unixriver
    unixriver 3 months ago


  • Trumpenstein
    Trumpenstein 3 months ago

    the old 70s style falsetto really sucks.

    • Trumpenstein
      Trumpenstein 2 months ago +1

      +Dee get out of mom's basement and meet some people dee.

    • Dee
      Dee 2 months ago

      Said no one ever.

  • Mason Noland
    Mason Noland 3 months ago +3

    Gary is such a throwback. I love his blend of blues, rock, soul. There’s nothing he can’t do.

  • Healing Through Inspiration

    Great performance!

  • Jay Lee
    Jay Lee 3 months ago

    That custom-made Moollon strat rocks!

  • Deborah Whittington
    Deborah Whittington 3 months ago +1

    Great song with a great message! Pass the word.

  • Bes Health and Wellness

    I am looking at Gary trying to grow up and now he has a horn

  • arnold bro
    arnold bro 4 months ago +1

    Great song. I love the soul, the falsetto, the guitars and a great trumpet solo. Really looking forward to his new album.

  • Green L
    Green L 4 months ago +2


  • Tranel Hawkins
    Tranel Hawkins 4 months ago +1

    I can’t give this song enough thumbs up. Gary, teaching, preaching, and reaching new levels with his talent!

  • Robert Purcell
    Robert Purcell 4 months ago +1

    Love how Gary lets the band shine on this tune and then just does a little tease at the end on the guitar. What a legend!

  • Ty Manning
    Ty Manning 4 months ago

    Like this one much better than the title song. This Land felt a bit too preachy. Pretty much every knows racism is bad. Anyways, he’s been playing a lot of the songs off the upcoming album already, I got to see him play some of them in Austin early last month. It’s going to be a great album.

  • Sinner Train
    Sinner Train 4 months ago +5

    Very Curtis Mayfield influenced, nice! His falsetto is as good as his standard voice which is very rare.

    • bolder2009
      bolder2009 4 months ago

      Sinner Train Glad someone else pointed that out.

  • Brett Smith-Daniels
    Brett Smith-Daniels 4 months ago

    So excited for this album! I feel that GCJr is finally about to receive the mainstream chart success and recognition he deserves!

  • Lamarr Baxter
    Lamarr Baxter 4 months ago +18

    This sounds like a Curtis Mayfield song “Freddy’s Dead”😎

  • GroupBreak Checklists
    GroupBreak Checklists 4 months ago

    Great performance. However, he'll have to get a backup singer to assist so he doesn't lose his voice after so many performances.

  • Avery Adrian
    Avery Adrian 4 months ago

    Ya Freddy’s dead kinda

  • Avery Adrian
    Avery Adrian 4 months ago +8

    Marvin Gaye meets Hendrix Issac Hayes Curtis Mayfield Freddy’s dead...

  • Beansy One
    Beansy One 4 months ago

    this is ridiculous. Love it!

  • American 92
    American 92 4 months ago +1

    Everybody should appreciate Mr Clark.

  • tiny dancer
    tiny dancer 4 months ago

    Fabulous horn section

  • Eduard Jorquera
    Eduard Jorquera 4 months ago


  • David van Vuuren
    David van Vuuren 4 months ago

    Fucking love you! Great tune! Can't wait to hear the rest! March couldn't come sooner!

  • Mat Guerra
    Mat Guerra 4 months ago

    Saw this in his album trailer. Kinda bums me out that he recorded this over a month ago and it's supposed to be, "live". But it is a better message than teaching people to blame white people for shit. Curtis Mayfield cloning aside, dope music.

  • JM Ellison
    JM Ellison 4 months ago

    There is good music out there. You have to go outside radio.

  • Jan Vanmaanen
    Jan Vanmaanen 4 months ago


  • trickyfingers
    trickyfingers 4 months ago

    For a minute, I thought this guy was gonna save rock/blues. Guess not. : (

  • Ryan Hanson
    Ryan Hanson 4 months ago

    Saw this man play Bonnaroo 2011 perform with maybe a 10 people audience

  • arkangel06
    arkangel06 4 months ago +1

    can't wait to see GCJ in March

  • R Ibarra
    R Ibarra 4 months ago

    Gary used to play drums on my wed gigs in Austin. The mofo can also act. " the honey dripper"

  • The NIFB Jesus
    The NIFB Jesus 4 months ago

    Rehashed, tired old ideas that have been done countless time. Boring and cliche. You'll get no lemming-like gushing from me on this one.

  • Lisihruska
    Lisihruska 4 months ago

    Inner City Blues revisited.

  • hemelgindo perez
    hemelgindo perez 4 months ago +1

    I was waiting for gary's solo xD

  • Tel Fraser
    Tel Fraser 4 months ago

    I like Gary Clark Jnr and this song in spite of the drummer - to loud and to much hats - Gary Clark Jnr is derivative but he does it well

  • Ebony Hoffman
    Ebony Hoffman 4 months ago


  • Mr CountDownCity
    Mr CountDownCity 4 months ago +6

    Austin Tx native... Thats rock n roll from the Lone Star state yall

  • Satril X
    Satril X 4 months ago

    This is a Curtis Mayfield Sample. I may be wrong but this is definitely "Freddies Dead" By Curtis Mayfield

  • Satril X
    Satril X 4 months ago +1

    This is more of a Curtis Mayfield medley 🤔👑

  • RonnIE O.
    RonnIE O. 4 months ago +4

    Damn!!!! Can it get any better?

  • Marlon Reid
    Marlon Reid 4 months ago

    I see you back there cuz!!! Bravo 👏🏾 you on your way for real fam

  • Alice M Williams
    Alice M Williams 4 months ago

    Shades of Isaac Hayes and the Isely Brothers. Soul Era flashback.

  • Miguel Cantu III
    Miguel Cantu III 4 months ago +6

    Austin, TX own 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

  • Watasha Lusby
    Watasha Lusby 4 months ago

    Beautiful! I see you Keyon Harrold!!!

  • Norm Wright
    Norm Wright 4 months ago

    Geaux Gary!

  • Inge Eichinger
    Inge Eichinger 4 months ago

    gänsehaut wow

  • Musical Commentary
    Musical Commentary 4 months ago

    Good song.

  • Sheila W
    Sheila W 4 months ago

    Soul Food! Let's eat!!💜💜💜

  • gonuts55
    gonuts55 4 months ago +15

    gary clark jr is back...cant wait for the album!!!!

  • R Ibarra
    R Ibarra 4 months ago +1

    Pretty good! Modern blues at the highest level!

  • Vicky Abramowitz
    Vicky Abramowitz 4 months ago

    I'm back in the 1970s. My heyday!

  • msteaguer1908
    msteaguer1908 4 months ago

    I'm feeling this song!

  • Cal I
    Cal I 4 months ago +8

    Marvin Gaye - inner city blues?

    • ele martinez
      ele martinez 4 months ago +2

      Cal I with a mix of save the children!

  • Debbie Marquis
    Debbie Marquis 4 months ago

    Nice jam

  • vena thunderbird
    vena thunderbird 4 months ago

    I'm getting this in March.

  • Minister E H
    Minister E H 4 months ago

    I hear a little Hendrix 😎

  • finitekosmos
    finitekosmos 4 months ago

    I just had to pop a note in my calendar to pick up the album once its out! Really, really great music!

  • Maine Blanco
    Maine Blanco 4 months ago +8

    I fell in love with Gary when I first heard things are changing. He's such an amazing artist.

    • Hedro !
      Hedro ! 4 months ago

      Love that song ❤️ The best version is the live acoustic one on the Bright Lights LP ❤️🎤🎸🔥

    • Sheila Woodard
      Sheila Woodard 4 months ago +3

      ,yessss..Things Are Changing in my start of the day playlist!

    LETSLEEPING DOGSLIE 4 months ago +3

    Curtis Mayfield lives!

  • SJ ATX
    SJ ATX 4 months ago +2

    Wow! Did his voice and this song evoke in anyone else thoughts of Marvin Gaye? Cause that's all I could think about.

    • bolder2009
      bolder2009 4 months ago

      Kary Zuniga And Eddie Kendricks

    • SJ ATX
      SJ ATX 4 months ago

      ele martinez yaaaaaasss!!!! That's exactly what I thought! Gave me chills.

    • ele martinez
      ele martinez 4 months ago +1

      Kary Zuniga yup sounds like a song that could’ve been on the what’s going on album

  • Marvin Marker
    Marvin Marker 4 months ago +12

    Zapata is always on point. Great performance!

    • leoo lau
      leoo lau 3 months ago

      i always tried to search zapata playing on youtube but it failed. hope he can have his own channel, at least upload his own playing clip. really appreciate his blues taste

    • leoo lau
      leoo lau 3 months ago

      Zapata is a 'blues' boost for gary =D

    • Marvin Marker
      Marvin Marker 4 months ago +3

      Sheila Woodard Yeah, the man has good taste

    • Sheila Woodard
      Sheila Woodard 4 months ago +6

      Zapata rocks and always sports an interesting outfit

  • rob slover
    rob slover 4 months ago

    real music.

  • Carmen Neumann
    Carmen Neumann 4 months ago

    Real music..and talent

  • Pat H
    Pat H 4 months ago +40

    Gary Clark Jr is a legend, can't wait for the day I'll finally be able to see him live!

    • wallen320
      wallen320 3 months ago +1

      I saw him live this past December in Irving, TX and we were thoroughly blown away by his performance.

    • Eli Hintz
      Eli Hintz 4 months ago +2

      He's so good live

    • Sheila Woodard
      Sheila Woodard 4 months ago +4

      You MUST! He will not disappoint!

    • David Taber
      David Taber 4 months ago +6

      Seen him twice now. In a perfect world I quit my job and see every show.

  • D Max
    D Max 4 months ago +12

    Clark Jr. is a rare and special talent in these crazy times...

  • George Kraft
    George Kraft 4 months ago +9

    The guy sounds like Curtis Mayfield!

    • ET
      ET 4 months ago +1

      +zorroscuro one of my favorites

    • zorroscuro
      zorroscuro 4 months ago +2

      I'm loving it. +ET

    • ET
      ET 4 months ago +1

      +zorroscuro not just this song. Cold blooded too.

    • zorroscuro
      zorroscuro 4 months ago +2

      Exactly what I was thinking! Circa "Super Fly". Just this song, though.

  • Emma XTC
    Emma XTC 4 months ago

    This is the song in the Google speaker commercial

  • ilove2929
    ilove2929 4 months ago

    Seems everyone was having fun ❤✊

  • Aria Horan
    Aria Horan 4 months ago

    Curtis Mayfield reborn

  • toobasaurus23
    toobasaurus23 4 months ago


  • Pat Smith
    Pat Smith 4 months ago

    Listen at .75 speed :)

  • Chris Kelly
    Chris Kelly 4 months ago +3

    seriously channeling some Curtis Mayfield it

  • Danasweeklypicks #
    Danasweeklypicks # 4 months ago

    Gary ❤️❤️❤️❤️ saw him a couple months ago best show ever

  • Becca Antoine
    Becca Antoine 4 months ago

    Omg that guitarist is so fucking cool. Fur? Glitter guitar that’s 2 colors and it says ⚡️ Zap⚡️?! Dang. I’ll never be that cool

  • JuanMoreGame
    JuanMoreGame 4 months ago +6

    excellent, such a sweet sound, licks in just the right spots and the piano player ooh la la :)

  • D Lowery
    D Lowery 4 months ago

    LOVE HIM!!

  • Pamela Scott
    Pamela Scott 4 months ago +3

    I want all this music😍❤

  • zbennalley
    zbennalley 4 months ago +3

    It's cool to see Gary give room for everyone to jam that's the sign of respect and true musicianship!!

  • TakodaRA
    TakodaRA 4 months ago +9

    Love this guy. Bout to go listen to “you saved me” now.

    • Leland Isley
      Leland Isley 4 months ago +1

      Great guitars on that track. Might cue it up myself

    • Christopher Peacock
      Christopher Peacock 4 months ago +1

      You saved me is my favorite! Cold Blooded is amazing too.

  • populousmass
    populousmass 4 months ago +3

    That was a sweet and salty trumpet solo.

    • Paper Strife
      Paper Strife 3 months ago

      I had to drink a lot of water after that trumpet solo, so good.

  • Tony Gray
    Tony Gray 4 months ago

    Reminder of Gill Scott Herron

  • Saam
    Saam 4 months ago +51

    Bout time our generation gets our own Curtis Mayfield.

    • Abel Quintero
      Abel Quintero 4 months ago +3

      was just about to say he sounds like Curtis Mayfield

  • Da Dreadlock Ganja Farmer
    Da Dreadlock Ganja Farmer 4 months ago +2

    Marvin Gaye Reincarnated! Nothing but Soul

  • Tûññêlrãt
    Tûññêlrãt 4 months ago +8

    I'm so happy to see Gary Clark Jr on here omg :D

  • Ephraim Vallejo
    Ephraim Vallejo 4 months ago

    I've known about this guy around 2 years now. Glad to see him playing here.

  • Gene Burnett
    Gene Burnett 4 months ago +4

    Nice! Reminds me of Curtis Mayfield. I don't know if it's the mix or the monitors or what but I think that drummer needs to chill out a little bit. To my ear he's too loud and heavy handed. But aside from that, this is a sweet flashback to the 70's sound I grew up with.

    • james tipping
      james tipping 4 months ago

      No its just your ears sounds fine to me.

    • Bruce Robinson
      Bruce Robinson 4 months ago

      +zorroscuro Thanks for correcting the title don't know where I came up with that title must be over crowded in the big grey Delco stay the course Bruce

    • zorroscuro
      zorroscuro 4 months ago +1

      "Freddie's Dead"

    • Bruce Robinson
      Bruce Robinson 4 months ago +2

      @Gene Burnett your right it reminds me of Fred's Dead it has that feel back when music had heart stay the course Bruce

  • DarknLovelyAnita W.
    DarknLovelyAnita W. 4 months ago +10

    Love Mr. Clark😍😍

  • reliablebow
    reliablebow 4 months ago +2

    Yep .... Lovin’ is the Only power there is.... thank you

  • shiva umesh
    shiva umesh 4 months ago +4

    Absolutely amazing!!!!

  • Benjamin Thurston
    Benjamin Thurston 4 months ago +5

    God I love gary

    • Hedro !
      Hedro ! 4 months ago +2

      Benjamin Thurston- Me too 🤩

  • Timothy McCaskey
    Timothy McCaskey 4 months ago +26

    Reminiscent of Chicago Blues and Funk. A nice blend of musical genres.

  • Tom Stelzer
    Tom Stelzer 4 months ago +8

    Soooul Smooooth.

  • babayaga108
    babayaga108 4 months ago +32

    Marvin Gaye and Isaac Hayes rolled into one.

    • Keesha Brown
      Keesha Brown 3 months ago

      I definitely heard the Marvin Gaye influence. And as reading in the comments, I can hear Curtis Mayfield also. It's a cool, heartfelt, conscious vibe

    • Justin L
      Justin L 4 months ago

      More like curtis mayfield's vocals

    • joao nuno Marques
      joao nuno Marques 4 months ago

      Its closer to Curtis Mayfield...

    • PatrickCervantez
      PatrickCervantez 4 months ago +6

      I was thinking Curtis Mayfield and Bobby 'Blue' Bland.

    • Morty Tashman
      Morty Tashman 4 months ago +3

      with a bit of the Steve Miller Band in there. I saw this cat open for Tom Petty in Austin right before he died...

  • Saikath Bose
    Saikath Bose 4 months ago +48

    Wow! The vocals really go with the music! First time I've heard the guy.. really good performance!

    • Eli Hintz
      Eli Hintz 4 months ago

      One of his best songs is "next door neighbor blues". Definitely check out a live version of it

    • bryant de groot
      bryant de groot 4 months ago +1

      When he performs this song without John and stay human he lets his guitar breathe far more and by god it’s glorious with this track

    • Valory Bennett
      Valory Bennett 4 months ago +2

      Hes great! Dropped another new song from his upcoming album, This Land. Great song and amazing video. He is so great live.

    • 赵格初
      赵格初 4 months ago +4

      Bright lights, If trouble was money. Have to listen

    • bmorefan5220
      bmorefan5220 4 months ago +3

      Glad you got to see him. Hope you look into more of his work. Each of his albums is worth a listen.
      He also does some amazing jams with other artists as well but, unfortunately those are hard to find.

  • Francis Adewale
    Francis Adewale 4 months ago

    The commmerical guy

  • Cheryl Sibson
    Cheryl Sibson 4 months ago +4

    Very cool!

  • BrendaAnne
    BrendaAnne 4 months ago +8

    AMAZING!! 👏👏👏👏