"Athens, Georgia roots jammers Widespread Panic unplugged for these performances, caught on the band’s early 2012, 11 date tour. Since that’s a pretty limited run, spreadheads should be thrilled to get a professionally recorded, beautifully mixed set of highlights from those predominately acoustic shows."
'From their standards such as “Climb to Safety,” “Tallboy,” and “Blight,” on to the John Lennon and Jimmy Cliff covers of, “Ballad of John and Yoko,” and “Many Rivers to Cross,” Widespread Panic Wood spans the band’s entire catalog with beloved fan favorites as well as rare never recorded tracks."
"It shows the band's diversity by having to change up the arrangements for many concert staples like "Climb To Safety." The real gems of the set are the cover songs like a perfect rendition of The Beatles' "The Ballad Of John And Yoko" and Alan Price's "Sell Sell." "
“Wood” captures Panic accomplishing most everything you could hope for from an experiment like this: The band puts a new twist on familiar tunes;
The acoustic instruments compliment their southern rock sound, and the first song on the album, “Ballad of John and Yoko,” is the band’s enthusiastic acoustic debut.