Gary Clark Jr. and first-time GRAMMY winner William Bell deliver soulful primetime performance of “Born Under a Bad Sign”

Okay, we’ll be honest: we spent a lot more time watching Sunday’s GRAMMY Awards pre-telecast ceremony online (waiting for the blues categories to be announced) than we did the network televised portion of the awards. Which means we missed this terrific primetime performance of Albert King’s blues classic “Born Under a Bad Sign” from guitarist Gary Clark Jr. and the song’s co-writer (along with Booker T. Jones) William Bell (who, during the pre-telecast ceremony, received his first GRAMMY Award in the Best Americana Album category for his latest album This is Where I Live, which also happens to include this track).

Fortunately, you can still see this performance – which Relix magazine called “(m)aybe the broadcast’s brightest spot” and noted as having “the most soul and honesty of any note of music played throughout the four-hour broadcast” – on the GRAMMY site.

Do yourself a favor and check it out!

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