Gary Clark Jr. Performs 'This Land'

  • Published on Jan 11, 2019
  • Gary Clark Jr. breaks out a track from his album 'This Land.'
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  • Michael Gates
    Michael Gates 11 days ago

    The Howard Stern version is so much better, not only bc uncensored but the sound quality is crazy and the solos are unreal

  • Matt Lidyoff
    Matt Lidyoff 19 days ago

    Gary Clark Jr freaking rocks 🎙🎤

  • GreggleZz
    GreggleZz Month ago

    there’s a cool interview where gary explains the story behind this song, powerul stuff.

  • Donna Land
    Donna Land Month ago +1

    I just saw him in concert this week, This is perhaps the worst Gary Clark Jr. song I've ever heard.

    PDR LCS 2 months ago

    Sonzera da pega!!

  • Billy Joe Chambers
    Billy Joe Chambers 2 months ago

    Solid rock with a message

  • Tucker's DJ Mixtape Podcast

    Gibson SG's are life.

  • Michael Cobbs
    Michael Cobbs 2 months ago

    Good performance.

  • Live From Planet Earth
    Live From Planet Earth 2 months ago

    +100 where can you live comfortably in tune with nature though 12 months a year in this land?

  • Michael H
    Michael H 2 months ago

    My favorite band!! Awesome show

  • Black Star
    Black Star 2 months ago

    There's countless guitar player in this world yet he still manage to find a distinctive character!

  • Reezer83
    Reezer83 2 months ago

    Run Gary, Run. 😍

  • Daniel Isaac Roberts
    Daniel Isaac Roberts 2 months ago

    Gary Clark Jr. is the new Jimi Hendrix! His electrified style of blues and potent lyrics proves it all.

  • AltMzk
    AltMzk 2 months ago +1

    Amazing. Rock is still kicking and alive

  • J Barksdale
    J Barksdale 2 months ago

    Waaaaaaaaah Trump is mean waaaaaaaaaah.

  • Tronikk
    Tronikk 2 months ago

    I remember when you used to tell me ---- Run ------ Run!

  • Candice Hamilton
    Candice Hamilton 3 months ago

    Reminds me of Bob Marley 🥰

  • Michael H
    Michael H 3 months ago +2

    This land is mine, Love it! Talking about equality. sing the bluesy

  • Papa Bugg
    Papa Bugg 3 months ago

    God it sucks that this has to be censored, the Nword is so important for this song

  • behindzewheel
    behindzewheel 3 months ago

    Bravo, Mr Clark ce message est tellement d'actualité chez vous aux USA. Bravo, Mr Clark , the message through this song is so currently what's happening in your country. Salem from France

  • Rita Lagunas
    Rita Lagunas 3 months ago +1

    Gary is "OURS!" From Austin, TX

  • Joshua Ott
    Joshua Ott 3 months ago +2

    Lol no n word. I hope they let it go on snl. Very powerful in context of the message/songs meaning

  • Elizabeth Joseph
    Elizabeth Joseph 3 months ago

    This song doesn't have near the same impact when it's stripped down like this. I'm bummed. Thank the tech gods for RU-clip and no FCC for the interwebs.

  • Ivone de Figueiredo
    Ivone de Figueiredo 3 months ago

    Loved this! Never heard of them/ him. Great guitar and base.

  • WardenJune
    WardenJune 3 months ago +1

    Who is mr. Williams?

    • WardenJune
      WardenJune 2 months ago

      +Dee ?? Who is Mr. Charley then?

    • Dee
      Dee 2 months ago

      Mr Charley's brother.

  • Neal
    Neal 3 months ago +2

    yo the bass player needs an outfit change, he really takes away from the coolness of this live performance

  • kaimbois
    kaimbois 3 months ago

    Words are words...

  • Healing Through Inspiration

    He's right as an original inhabitant of the American continent this land is his! He is American son so telling him to go back where he came from and he's already there and been there, foreigner.

  • Calcifer Boheme
    Calcifer Boheme 3 months ago +3

    I found this video days after I was saying it had been a while since a blues guitarist had gotten mainstream success. I hope it continues to grow for Mr. Clark. :)

  • IL Scrapple
    IL Scrapple 3 months ago +2

    Colbert doesn’t deserve GCj.

  • Deborah Whittington
    Deborah Whittington 3 months ago +2

    Speechless. This. is. so. good.

  • James Peers
    James Peers 3 months ago

    Oprah before Trump was elected had him on and talked to him like he was just as normal as the rest of us. After the election results, he is racist!

    This is the same cognitive dissonance that has caused rampant division, if you knew the truth about both parties this song would have never been written or pandered to an agenda. It is and being a huge fan of the blues, this is outside of GCJR's comfort zone. Artist's always need to come from a place of constant creativity and I respect that, the blues is one form of music where pain is expressed no matter what the circumstances might be. I thought he would follow in the foot steps of being more like Joe Bonamassa and BB King instead of making a race baiting garbage song like this. This song is still good but the context and the media spin on it is all off, people have their parties mixed up and the lineage of history is more off base than it ever has been. I am just glad Joe stays away from this kind of subject matter because the blues is best enjoyed apolitical. Oh and #MAGA.

    • Tyrese Hemingway
      Tyrese Hemingway 3 months ago

      The blues and all Black music is political in DNA

  • Adam Fawcett
    Adam Fawcett 3 months ago

    Is a shame that this is the clean version, if you liked it you should listen to the actual song.

  • Paper Strife
    Paper Strife 3 months ago +1

    Lil' Dicky on the drums.

  • david moran
    david moran 3 months ago

    Terrible, politics and music never work. Just let the music speak. The words of this song was the only reason he was a guest. I clicked on this cause I heard the song on Spotify. It sounded good. The guitar solos were in their, had a hip hop beat. Now I see him as a uninformed libtard, not a good guitar player ripping of Hendrix.

    • Marcus Austin
      Marcus Austin 3 months ago

      He actually strongly supports the 2nd Amendment! I actually have absolutely have no problem with any American peacefully exercising their Constitutional rights! I personally dont refer to Americans as liberatards snowflakes trumpflakes Democrats or Republicans I call them Americans! The Marines taught me that

  • j b
    j b 3 months ago +1

    He's telling a story pretending that he has been discriminated against in his millionaire neighborhood.

    • Dee
      Dee 2 months ago

      He will never have to pretend to be discriminated against, in this country as long as he is Black.

  • Dogtag jg24421
    Dogtag jg24421 3 months ago +15

    Fucking brilliant, Hendrix and Prince are smiling from Heaven. Hendrix for both the message and the guitar, Prince for the guitar

    • Dave Beerman
      Dave Beerman 2 months ago +1

      prince would like the message too

  • jimihd1
    jimihd1 3 months ago

    Run NIGGA run

  • Scott Gibson
    Scott Gibson 3 months ago

    This is the mellow version, check out the official version if you want to know how he is really feeling.

  • Kevin Callo
    Kevin Callo 3 months ago

    Another DOPE video that addresses race relations is "A Star is Born" by Dangerflow. Peep that one too.

  • Adam Wood
    Adam Wood 3 months ago

    This geezers real man ,he a man with soul intact and some

  • Savanah Jett
    Savanah Jett 3 months ago +1

    I have never heard of this guy, but this song gave me all the feels. Now a huge fan.

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  • urban structure
    urban structure 3 months ago +4

    Our Modern Jimi Hendrix!!

    • Gooje Dooje
      Gooje Dooje 2 months ago +1

      fantastic but not as fluent as jimi

  • cyberian2007
    cyberian2007 3 months ago +1

    Will Gary house and feed and clothe a caravan of ILLEGAL INVADERS on his property ? HELL NO !! He just killed half his fan base by letting his politics invade his head and music.

    • Marcus Austin
      Marcus Austin 3 months ago

      This song actually will add to his base ! Fusing blues hip hop & reggae will add new fans

  • Joe Freeman
    Joe Freeman 3 months ago

    I can’t lie this was good

  • Dr. Kravtsov
    Dr. Kravtsov 3 months ago +1

    I think this is cool)

  • jar Dingle
    jar Dingle 3 months ago

    Censoring this song makes me sick.

  • Sam Quitkin
    Sam Quitkin 3 months ago

    This wins best song of 2019

  • raw dawgit
    raw dawgit 3 months ago +1

    Orange man bad.

  • AH Davis
    AH Davis 3 months ago +2

    Fair warning: If you keep calling people racists and they keep trying to tell you that they aren't, don't be surprised if *you* instill anger in them. And when you do, and you blame it on racism, just remember that you are the one responsible for rampant "racism" in 2019.
    In short, quit being the problem.

  • Matt Fisher
    Matt Fisher 3 months ago +1

    Message was great. Song sucked bad. Hope the rest of the album is betfer.

  • VoodooApex
    VoodooApex 3 months ago

    Bit on the nose but, that might be what we need now. I would love to get on this solo, would destroy it.

  • Jeffrey Powell
    Jeffrey Powell 3 months ago

    What happened to the REAL words?!?!

    • Jeffrey Powell
      Jeffrey Powell 3 months ago

      +Nathaniel Adams anyone who would call someone a "moron" here, especially for my comment, IS EXACTLY what they refer to me as!!

    • Nathaniel Adams
      Nathaniel Adams 3 months ago

      Do you not realize that the FCC controls what can and can't be said on network television? Wake up moron!

  • TheLonesomeChef
    TheLonesomeChef 3 months ago

    bit on the nose.

  • ZeroKool7140
    ZeroKool7140 4 months ago

    Damn that bass line got me pregnant.

  • Indi Haze
    Indi Haze 4 months ago +1

    Just wait till white people sing along to the non censored version, race baiting at its finest.

    • Marcus Austin
      Marcus Austin 3 months ago

      Wont be the first time ! David Alan Cole would be proud

  • Jose Ignacio Carria
    Jose Ignacio Carria 4 months ago

    ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️🤟🏻🤟🏻 Go Gary, Go!

  • AxDxM
    AxDxM 4 months ago

    Gary has gotten worse and worse. If you want a real savior of the blues, check Kingfish Ingram. Gary is an overproduced poseur.

  • Emmett Young
    Emmett Young 4 months ago

    Shame he had to censor himself for the show, the song loses a lot of power

  • Silver
    Silver 4 months ago

    Next write a song about black on black crime and how they are killing one another at sinful rates.

  • Last Greatest
    Last Greatest 4 months ago +1

    Don't like the song being edited. It takes the soul away.

  • epic gamer
    epic gamer 4 months ago

    it's just not the same censored

  • john davies
    john davies 4 months ago

    Wow, that was a disappoint. So a fine musician like Gary Clark, creates a song that has to be one of the most affecting, powerful and angry middle fingers to racist white America recently. Then, when asked to perform it on mainstream late night TV promptly caves to the demands of the predominantly white corporate media to "yeah we'd like to have you on our could you please not use the N or F word?" I don't know about anyone else but for me that was one of the most powerful moments in the song. It's the moment you think " boy, this guy means what he says and calls it out for what it is". Judging by his obvious capitulation to shamelessly promote sales of his new album over standing by his art or the possibility of offending the very people the song is aiming for, I have to think maybe he doesn't.

    • Nathaniel Adams
      Nathaniel Adams 3 months ago

      Do you not realize that the FCC controls what can and can't be said on network television? Wake up moron!

  • Nipples
    Nipples 4 months ago

    I didn't realize Robert Downey Jr. played bass.

  • J Palladino
    J Palladino 4 months ago

    Ugh... They edited it

    • Nathaniel Adams
      Nathaniel Adams 3 months ago

      Do you not realize that the FCC controls what can and can't be said on network television? Wake up moron!

  • Spencer Butts
    Spencer Butts 4 months ago

    Garbage solo, this is what happens when rock dissapears its return bring mediocre solos which appear good, always compare to hendrix, waste of money gary clarks guitar is

  • Duan Steven
    Duan Steven 4 months ago

    Good stuff ✌️

  • Cesar Alvarado
    Cesar Alvarado 4 months ago +5

    Ain't nada like a Texas Guitar Slinger!!!

  • Robert Bolognese
    Robert Bolognese 4 months ago +2

    Huge fan . Great song and great performance

  • giovanni risatti
    giovanni risatti 4 months ago

    i tought this land is mine 😁

  • Mark J Marra
    Mark J Marra 4 months ago

    Hell Yeah! Spread the love baby! Love the positivity! . Thanks Stephen again for being part of the problem vs the solution.

    • Bryzz Lull
      Bryzz Lull 4 months ago

      Keep drinking that Kool Aid pal.

  • Andrew Mcinnis
    Andrew Mcinnis 4 months ago

    Sloppy AF

  • Adam T253
    Adam T253 4 months ago +2

    All negative history aside. Without black people, America's food and music culture would suck.
    Have you ever been to New Orleans Louisiana!?

  • Adam T253
    Adam T253 4 months ago +1

    We are ALL children of the STARS. The same iron that is in our blood is the same iron that was in a star that exploded/complete supernova millions and billions of years ago. Think about that for a quick second. Thank you Gary Clark jr. And thank you Carl Sagan. Peace to all. Good music and Good Times cheers!!! 😎🍻🌠❇🌌

  • Tele Man65
    Tele Man65 4 months ago

    Colbert is a complete useless waste of space skin and blood. Cares more about the Hollywood money than his country. Piece of scrum. But live the music

  • Swampy Bogard
    Swampy Bogard 4 months ago

    Ofcourse... Mixing rap, wierd techno stuff, and political views all into one to try and get more popular. Think im done with Gary if he keeps on this direction. I thought he was better than that, more down to earth, but he just wants to get popular and push a completed, dead agenda.

  • 222SickBoy
    222SickBoy 4 months ago +1

    Down with censorship!

  • Sinner Train
    Sinner Train 4 months ago

    Tough and raw to the bone contemporary blues. They "cleaned" this up for TV, obviously, but that makes sense.

  • Martin Coronado
    Martin Coronado 4 months ago

    Citizen cope seed for sure......

  • Steve Kutz
    Steve Kutz 4 months ago +1

    Saw Gary twice in the past 2 years.. Class act Humble Genius ☮️💟✊🏼🎸🎬

  • Kenn Smith
    Kenn Smith 4 months ago

    I love this tune......

  • Miguel Gonzalez Bermudez

    Amazing solo!! but I think GCJr made a mistake cutting or agreeing to cut the lyrics, I mean that´s the whole idea of a protest song

  • Thomas Price
    Thomas Price 4 months ago

    Gcj angry capitalist....oxymoron...🤔

  • Thomas Price
    Thomas Price 4 months ago

    Gcj is cool and all but his liberal cool is not reality to me...its sends the USA IN A POLITICAL TAILSPIN..ROCK ON GCJ...

  • Edward Yarborough
    Edward Yarborough 4 months ago

    Just hang it up

  • ChristinaLena Wright
    ChristinaLena Wright 4 months ago +2

    Love his voice, his lyrics and the accompaniment. In fact love everything about. Want his album...Granny from Oz.

  • Moxie Music
    Moxie Music 4 months ago

    Wow that SG is so dope, that butterscotch color on the back of the neck and headstock oooooeeee

  • Darrien Day
    Darrien Day 4 months ago

    king zapata tho

  • Tone Loc
    Tone Loc 4 months ago

    Didn't know Randy Moss could jam .

  • Pedro Romero
    Pedro Romero 4 months ago

    Censor the Nigga? Isn't that what the song is about?

  • Brian Little
    Brian Little 4 months ago +1

    AUSTIN, TX representing on Colbert. I hate that you had to change lyrics for the FCC. I was wondering how that was going to go. Keep spreading the word Stephen & Gary!

  • Kari Havoth
    Kari Havoth 4 months ago

    It's about time more artists get on the stick with protest anthems. 60s artists that changed the attitudes of 100s of millions (and are still touring!) can't be wrong.

  • doG -the backward goD
    doG -the backward goD 4 months ago

    Holy smokes! It's the reincarnation of Jimi Hendrix!! I normally skip the music act, but I'm sure glad I didn't skip this one.

  • Juslike EyeCit2
    Juslike EyeCit2 4 months ago

    I love his music and performance. ATX loves you Gary!

  • mxt mxt
    mxt mxt 4 months ago

    This won't age well.

  • Flo Ryan
    Flo Ryan 4 months ago +4

    The censoring and "not saying a bad word" thing on American TV is ridiculous

  • Mario Godoy
    Mario Godoy 4 months ago

    WOW!!! That had me bobbin' my head at work!! Nice!

  • Free The Press
    Free The Press 4 months ago

    Gary Clark's backing band is without energy. They have been for a long time. The bass player has no groove and the drummer plays without energy. This effects the live show and the fans feel it live. I've seen Gary live 6 times over the previous 6 years and each show seems to be getting worse than the last. I blame this on the lack of energy and strong playing by the drummer and bassist because it gives nothing for GC to feed off of. I know those two are his friends but please get rid of those 2. I'm not trying to troll or be rude but stronger and more outside of the box players mixed with GC will ultimately create a much better live, songwriting, creative, and studio performance. For those of you who disagree go listen to the difference between a Jimi Hendrix Experience record and compare that with the Hendrix Band of Gypsies record. You will the see the difference in how those two sets of musicians play.

    • Free The Press
      Free The Press 3 months ago

      +DrNickRiveria Agreed. Please contact him and tell him so.

    • DrNickRiveria
      DrNickRiveria 3 months ago

      yeah i agree. his band is terrible. i dont like the guitarist either. he needs J J Johnson on drums.

    STIR FRIED SUBWAY RAT 4 months ago

    GCJ is an incredible artist, always enjoy watching his lives. Him and Eric Gales been banging in my head on repeat for days now.