The History of Eric Clapton is a compilation double LP, released in 1972 by Polydor Records in the United Kingdom, and Atco Records in the United States. It features Eric Clapton performing in various bands between 1964 and 1970, including The Yardbirds, Cream, Blind Faith and Derek and the Dominos. The compilation is notable for helping Clapton's career when he was battling heroin addiction and making the song "Layla" famous
This two-LP compilation was a crucial factor in the development of Eric Clapton's solo status at a time when the artist himself was incapacitated by drug problems - a fact that was not widely known to the public at that time.
The History of Eric Clapton. The History of Eric Clapton Сборник 1972 года. The History of Eric Clapton – двойной виниловый сборник, выпущенный в 1972 году на лейбле Polydor Records в Британии и на Atco Records в США. Включает в себя материал различных групп, в которых участвовал Эрик Клэптон в период с 1964 по 1970 годы, включая The Yardbirds, Cream, Blind Faith и Derek and the Dominos. Альбом примечателен тем, что помог выкарабкаться Клэптону в период героиновой зависимости, там присутствовала его знаменитая вещь Layla. Tales of Brave Ulysses (Clapton/Sharp) – 2:46. I Want to Know (McLeod) – 2:14. Sunshine of Your Love (Bruce/Brown/Clapton) – 4:11. Crossroads (Johnson) – 4:14. Сторона В. Spoonful (Dixon) – 16:43. Badge (Clapton/Harrison) – 2:45.
Eric Clapton : The History of Eric Clapton. Blues Rock, United-Kingdom (1972 - Atco) Learn more. Blues Rock - United-Kingdom Learn more.
The History of Eric Clapton album, now long deleted, was released by Atco in America and Polydor in his home country, and was a double set covering his already numerous incarnations on record. That group only existed on disc on the Elektra Records sampler What’s Shakin
If you appreciate Eric Clapton in all of his earlier lives, this. This is where the essence of Clapton lives. I first heard this album as a 17 year old back in 1973. It was no less than a life changer for me, setting me on the path of becoming an electric guitar player. It is a primer for anyone who is interested in hearing and learning the music that made Clapton a legend in the 1960's and early '70's. Lots of different styles and artists giving Clapton the opportunity to shine in different contexts. All killer-no filler. A History of Eric Clapton'-which was compiled only about 6-7 years into his by-now lengthy career as probably THE most influential gwriter in Rock music,still stands as one of the best compilations of his music. One person found this helpful.
It features Eric Clapton performing in various bands between 1964 and 1970, including The Yardbirds, Cream, Blind Faith and Derek and the Dominos. The compilation is notable for helping Clapton's career when he was battling heroin addiction and making the song "Layla" famous The album cover picture was taken at George Harrison's Concert for Bangladesh while Clapton was playing "While My Guitar . .
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