All Blues'd Up:songs Of Eric Clapton CD (2011)

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Product Overview

Specifications

Label Compendia/koch
SKU 221327615
UPC 015095778222
UPC 14 00015095778222
Format CD
Release Date 5/31/2011
Links
Author Various
Technical Info
CatalogID 7782
Lable Name Intersound
Released 05/17/2011
Original Release 2003
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 59m : 54s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
UPC 00015095778222
Musical Guests
James Cotton
John Hammond, Jr.
Bob Margolin
Derek Trucks
Album Notes and Credits
Tributee: Eric Clapton.
Eric Clapton has drawn so much from the blues -- a position he has admitted, endorsed, and never denied -- that it seems just a bit odd to see his songs (including songs he covered, like Robert Johnson's "Crossroads," that have become Clapton songs in many people's minds) translated back into a blues format when most of them were never far removed from the blues in the first place. Here we have it, though, versions of Clapton-associated songs done by blues veterans, including Carl Weathersby ("Lay Down Sally"), Buddy Guy ("Strange Brew"), Bo Diddley (he offers his own take on his own composition "Before You Accuse Me," a song Clapton has played frequently in concert), and Honeyboy Edwards and James Cotton (they team up for a nice version of Johnson's "Crossroads"), and if it seems like one has heard all this before, well, that's because Clapton did them. ~ Steve Leggett
Disc 1
1 Miss You - Larry McCray
2 Blues Power - Koko Taylor
3 Wonderful Tonight - Otis Clay
4 Lay Down Sally - Carl Weathersby
5 Strange Brew - Buddy Guy
6 Before You Accuse Me - Bo Diddley
7 Roll It Over - Joe Louis Walker - (featuring James Cotton)
8 Crossroads - David Honeyboy Edwards/James Cotton
9 Old Love - Otis Rush
10 Too Bad - John Hammond, Jr./Pinetop Perkins/Bob Margolin
11 Tears In Heaven - Ann Peebles
12 Layla - Eric Gales - (featuring Derek Trucks)
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