The album also marked Beck's first collaboration with a female musician, Jennifer Batten, in touring, writing, and recording as well as the first time he had worked with another guitarist on his own material since playing in the Yardbirds . Carson, Annette (2001). Jeff Beck: Crazy Fingers.
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For his comeback album, Eric put together ERIC CLAPTON AND HIS BAND I. This line-up stayed fairly stable through the rest of the 70s. With this band, Clapton recorded 461 Ocean Boulevard, There’s One In Every Crowd, EC Was Here, No Reason To Cry, Slowhand, and Backless. They also embarked on extensive world-wide tours. Following the 1979 North American tour, Eric decided it was time for a change.
Eric Clapton Talks Addiction, Cream’s Brilliance, the Future of the Guitar. The guitar icon looks back on his turbulent history, as chronicled in new doc ‘Life in 12 Bars,’ and ahead to what’s next.
Unplugged (Eric Clapton album). Unplugged is a 1992 album by Eric Clapton, recorded at Bray Studios, England in front of an audience for the MTV Unplugged television series. It includes a version of the successful 1991 single "Tears in Heaven" and an acoustic version of "Layla".
1970 - Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs. 1974 - 461 Ocean Boulevard. 1975 - There& One in Every Crowd.
The Band With Eric Clapton - Further On Up The Road (live) (The Last Waltz, 1978). The Band’s Robbie Robertson leaps in and covers for Eric while the Englishman regains his composure. Admittedly Robertson does seem to take his playing up a notch here, but if this was a competition there’d be only one winner. and that’s our man Eric. Cream - Spoonful (live) - Wheels Of Fire, 1968.
Eric Clapton's eponymous solo debut was recorded after he completed a tour with Delaney & Bonnie. Clapton used the core of the duo's backing band and co-wrote the majority of the songs with Delaney Bramlett - accordingly, Eric Clapton sounds more laid-back and straightforward than any of the guitarist's previous recordings. There are still elements of blues and rock & roll, but they're hidden beneath layers of gospel, R&B, country, and pop flourishes.