Dan Auerbach Becomes Blues 'Legend' Blind Freddy Blindman on 'Colbert' Sketch
Also, watch the Black Keys guitarist perform “Outta My Mind,” a new song from his side project, the Arcs.
Dan and the band appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to promote the new album, Yours, Dreamily. Auerbach got his sketch skills on and riffed on the tradition of blind blues musicians. “When I first started playing guitar, I listened to all the great bluesmen: Blind Willie Johnson, Blind Blake, Blind Lemon Jefferson, but my all-time favorite is still Blind Freddy Blindman.”
But there's a twist. Check it out below:
The full band also performed “Outta My Mind.”
Yours, Dreamily is out now via Nonesuch Records.