One of the true stand out sets from Lockn’ Festival was My Morning Jacket’s headlining performance, opening the eyes of many jam band fans to their true rock and roll power. Jim James and co. were in fine form throughout the night, playing hits from their catalog with a few choice surprises.
Among those surprises was the live debut of Burt Bacharach’s “What The World Needs Now Is Love,” coming at a poignant time during a heated presidential campaign season. The cover took Lockn’ by storm, as tens of thousands sang along in unison for quite the magical moment.
Now, in a time where we’re seeing a lot of violence and hate, what we need is love. As we now find ourselves in a time of uncertainty, let’s remember the love that My Morning Jacket brought to Lockn’ in that moment. Fortunately, thanks to EasyMorningRebel 665, we can watch the video and enjoy.
[Photo by Sam Shinault Photography]