Friday Night Music: Glad/Freedom Rider

Like most classic rock bands, Traffic reformed and did a reunion tour.. Since co-founder/co-leader Jim Capaldi died in 2005, and Steve Winwood doesn’t need the dosh, it’s apt to be the last. Here they are at Woodstock, ’94 performing the opening medley from the genuinely classic, John Barleycorn Is Dead elpee:

8 thoughts on “Friday Night Music: Glad/Freedom Rider

  1. Linkmeister says:

    I bought that album just to get “Glad.” Everything else was a bonus. I still have it on vinyl, too.

  2. adrastos says:

    I have the LP as well somewhere in a closet. Side 1 is brillaint: add Empty Pages and you have total awesomeness.

  3. Sandia Blanca says:

    Thank you for posting this–Traffic is awesome, this song is the best.

  4. Allen says:

    I always forget just how good Traffic is/was. In my mind their albums always from high point to high point.

  5. Oh I’m a huge Traffic fan. “The Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys” is a classic.

  6. Sandia Blanca says:

    Forgot to mention that we’re going to see Steve Winwood on Nov. 25 (at Austin City Limits’ new studio) and I am totally stoked!

  7. jim dunn says:

    John Barleycorn Must Die

  8. Dyfi says:

    Love the giveaway! I love weirang anything about my daughter, I am one proud little mama! What else I thought was cute was the “Not so mother of pearl Neckless”. Sooo cute!

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