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Video: D'Angelo x The Beatles "She Came In Through The Bathroom Window" Live w/ The Roots At Bonnaroo + Full Audio - Okayplayer

Video: D'Angelo x The Beatles "She Came In Through The Bathroom Window" Live w/ The Roots At Bonnaroo + Full Audio

UPDATE: Bonnaroo has released higher-quality video of the last 2 minutes or so of D’Angelo’s super-jam appearance, so now you can watch R&B history unfold in full HD! And for truly devout D’angelists, find a longer fan vid offering another angle of the same musical moment after the jump.

We told you that ?uestlove‘s super-jam at Bonnaroo was gonna be nuttin’ to funk with. But even we didn’t know it would be the occasion for El Patron to speak these words:

“I’ve been waiting 12 years to say this — ladies and gentlemen, D’Angelo!”

The prodigal Okayplayer joined a super-jam line-up including members of the Time, Parliament-Funkadelic and, of course, The Roots for a 90-minute set that included covers of classics by Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles (watch above), Sly Stone and Funkadelic among others. There were no D’Angelo compositions played (unless you count a hint of “Chicken Grease” during the super-jam rendition of “Mother’s Son” by Curtis Mayfield) but besides the fact that the Bonnaroo appearance represented D’Angelo’s first stateside appearance in 12+ years (a full month sooner than expected) the quorum of D’Angelo, ?uesto and James Poyser made it the first reunion of the surviving core of The Soulquarians in more than a decade as well (Dilla, R.I.P.). Find the complete personeel and setlist (plus a few more pics) after the jump and download full concert audio at bottom, via the homies at FunkIt blog.

>>>Download Full Concert Audio (via FunkIt)

THE SETLIST:
Intro >
Have You Ever Been (To Electric Ladyland) [Jimi Hendrix] (including Go Back 2 The Thing & Superman Lover [Johnny Guitar Watson] teases) >
Pride And Vanity [Ohio Players] >
Players Balling (Players Doin’ Their Own Thing) [Ohio Players]
Funky Dollar Bill [Funkadelic] >
Hit It And Quit It [Funkadelic] >
What Is And What Should Never Be [Led Zeppelin]
Babies Making Babies [Sly & The Family Stone] >
Hollywood Squares [Bootsy Collins] >
Mother’s Son [Curtis Mayfield] (including Chicken Grease tease)
Power of Soul [Band of Gypsys]
She Came In Through The Bathroom Window [The Beatles]
My Summertime Thang [The Time] >
Jam (including Fire [Ohio Players] & other teases)

THE BAND:
Questlove – drums
Kirk Douglas – guitar
James Poyser – keys
Frank Knuckles – percussion
Pino Palladino – bass
Eric Leeds – saxophone
Jesse Johnson – guitar
Kendra Foster – vocals
D’Angelo – vocals, guitar, keys



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