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15 March 2024

Jeff Beck, Nile Rodgers Among Stars Guesting On Mark Knopfler Charity Single: Listen

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Jeff Beck, Nile Rodgers and David Gilmour are among the stars featuring on Mark Knopfler’s re-recorded version of his song Going Home. All all funds raised from the single are being donated to the Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen Cancer America.

It is the last ever recording by guitar virtuoso, Jeff Beck – he laid down for the track shortly before his death in January 2023. Other rock icons on the track include Queen‘s Brian May, Bruce Springsteen, Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi, Steve Vai, Ry Cooder, Hank Marvin, Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood and many more.

The charity track was recorded at British Grove Studios in West London, and produced by Knopfler’s longtime collaborator Guy Fletcher. As for Jeff Beck’s contribution, Fletcher described it as “absolutely meant to be. And what he did with it, it just brings you to tears.”

Going Home was originally released back in 1983 as a Knopfler solo tracks, and is also widely recognised from the film Local Hero, as the theme song.

The full list of contributors is:

Joan Armatrading
Jeff Beck
Richard Bennett
Joe Bonamassa
Joe Brown
James Burton
Jonathan Cain
Paul Carrack
Eric Clapton
Ry Cooder
Jim Cox
Steve Cropper
Sheryl Crow
Danny Cummings
Roger Daltrey
Duane Eddy
Sam Fender
Guy Fletcher
Peter Frampton
Audley Freed
Vince Gill
David Gilmour
Buddy Guy
Keiji Haino
Tony Iommi
Joan Jett
John Jorgenson
Mark Knopfler
Sonny Landreth
Albert Lee
Greg Leisz
Alex Lifeson
Steve Lukather
Phil Manzanera
Dave Mason
Hank Marvin
Brian May
Robbie McIntosh
John McLaughlin
Tom Morello
Rick Nielsen
Brad Paisley
Nile Rodgers
Mike Rutherford
Joe Satriani
John Sebastian
Connor Selby
Bruce Springsteen
Ringo Starr
Zak Starkey
Andy Taylor
Susan Tedeschi
Derek Trucks
Ian Thomas
Pete Townshend
Keith Urban
Steve Vai
Waddy Wachtel
Joe Louis Walker
Joe Walsh
Ronnie Wood
Glenn Worf

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