Watch: Peter Buck joins Chris and Rich Robinson for an R.E.M. cover

They played 7 Chinese Bros. at a show in Portland, Oregon.

Chris and Rich Robinson

Rich Robinson (R) and Chris Robinson of The Black Crowes perform at Omeara London on 12 February, 2020 in London, England. Image: Samir Hussein / WireImage

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Peter Buck, co-founder and former guitarist of R.E.M. joined the Black Crowe’s Chris and Rich Robinson for a cover of 7 Chinese Bros. at a show in Portland, Oregon on Wednesday.

The Robinson brothers, who reunited last year, were performing a small show as acoustic duo Brothers of a Feather, and Buck joined them during the encore to perform the1984 Reckoning number. Rich and Buck plucked away on their acoustic guitars while Chris provided vocals.

Watch fan-shot footage here:

The Black Crowes originally disbanded in 2015, following tension between the Robinson brothers. However, in an interview with Rolling Stone late last year, the brothers opened up about how they’ve since reconciled, and were thankful to have each other. “I don’t mean to be morbid, but we’re lucky we’re still here. We’ve said goodbye to a lot of people, and [dying] would have been a real shame,” Chris said. “If I can make up for all the shit and be his brother as we move along and any way lessen the load for him and be there for the good times and the bad times, that’s more important.”

The Robinsons are at the tail end of their trek as Brothers of a Feather, and will be prepping for their upcoming Black Crowes’ reunion tour which kicks off on 30 April in New Orleans, Louisiana. The tour will take them across North America and Europe, coming to an end on 14 November, in Lisbon, Portugal.

More information regarding the Black Crowes tour here.

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