Watch Keith Urban and Frankie Ballard Shred on ‘Keep Your Hands to Yourself’
Keith Urban and Frankie Ballard gave fair-goers a treat during a Saturday night (July 22) show at the Great Jones Country Fair in Monticello, Iowa. Together, the two offered up a rowdy cover of the Georgia Satellites' "Keep Your Hands to Yourself."
Readers can press play above to watch Urban and Ballard give the classic rock tune the treatment it deserves, complete with plenty of guitar-shredding riffs. Ballard, who opened for Urban earlier in the evening, engaged in a guitar solo "duel" of sorts -- they even swap guitars at one point! -- with the country superstar, before they both enlisted the audience for a sing-a-long.
"Keep Your Hands to Yourself," released in 1986 as the Georgia Satellites' debut single, hit No. 2 on the charts and has been covered by a number of acts throughout the years. Aaron Tippin included the song on his album Aaron Tippin 25, and Kid Rock covered the tune at the 2010 CMA Music Festival.
This performance isn't the first time that Urban has drawn inspiration from the Georgia Satellites. In 2010, he gave the classic rock band a nod for the sound of his song "You're Gonna Fly."
"I come from playing in a three-piece band, and this is a loose, Georgia Satellites-kind of song," Urban said at the time. "It’s rootsy and cool, and it’s got good swagger, and I thought it’d be really fun to play live."
Urban's up-to-date tour schedule can be found on his website.
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