Bruce covered this song all during the Seeger Sessions Tour. Matt Orel wrote in the issue #86 (Spring 2007) of Backstreets magazine that 'Long black veil' was considered for inclusion on the American Land Edition of the We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions album.Seeger Sessions Tour Rehearsals :
In preparation for The Seeger Sessions Tour, Long black veil was performed during one of the tour's four public warm-up rehearsal shows that took place in April 2006 in Asbury Park. The song is also known to have been practiced during at least one of the private rehearsals that took place in Mar-Apr 2006 in Asbury Park prior to the tour's first leg, and during at least one of the private rehearsals that took place in September 2006 in Asbury Park prior to the tour's second European leg.
Bruce covered the song 10 times:
2006-03-21- PARAMOUNT THEATER , ASBURY PARK
private rehearsal: Final public rehearsal show for the upcoming tour. A stunning version of "Long Black Veil" opens and "The Daring Young Man On The Flying Trapeze
" closes the set, both in their first ever Springsteen performances.
2006-09-20- PARAMOUNT THEATER , ASBURY PARK
private rehearsal: Tour rehearsals with The Sessions Band. "Long Black Veil" was run through multiple times. 2006-05-08 - HAMMERSMITH APOLLO, LONDON, ENGLAND
First tour performance and European debut of "Long Black Veil".
2006-05-17 - FESTHALLE, FRANKFURT, GERMANY
2006-05-21 - HOVET, STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
2006-06-11 - XCEL ENERGY CENTER, ST. PAUL
2006-06-13 - FIRST MIDWEST BANK AMPHITHEATER, TINLEY PARK, IL
2006-06-20 - TWEETER CENTER AT THE WATERFRONT, CAMDEN, NJ
2006-06-25 - PNC BANK ARTS CENTER, HOLMDEL, NJ2006-10-10 - PALALOTTOMATICA, ROME, ITALY