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 11 times:
2006-09-20 Paramount Theatre, Asbury Park, NJ
private rehearsal: Tour rehearsals with The Sessions Band. "Long Black Veil" was run through multiple times.
2006-06-25 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ
2006-06-20 Tweeter Center At The Waterfront, Camden, NJ
2006-06-13 First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, IL
2006-06-11 Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, MN
2006-05-21 Hovet, Stockholm, Sweden
2006-05-17 Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany2006-05-16 Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2006-05-08 Hammersmith Apollo, London, England
First tour performance and European debut of "Long Black Veil".
2006-04-26 Convention Hall, Asbury Park, NJ
2006-03-21 Paramount Theatre, Asbury Park, NJ
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.