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Eric Clapton - Me and Mr. Johnson
ITEM#: 2234928Personnel: Eric Clapton (vocals, guitar); Andy Fairweather-Low, Doyle Bramhall II (guitar); Jerry Portnoy (harmonica); Billy Preston (keyboards); Nathan East (bass); Steve Gadd (drums). Audio Mixer: Mick Guzauski. Liner Note Author: Eric Clapton. Eric Clapton and the blues have been inextricably linked dating back to his mid-1960s stint as a string-bending phenomenon in John Mayall's Bluesbreakers. A decade after the release of his blues homage FROM THE CRADLE, Clapton's ME AND MR. JOHNSON pays tribute to his hero Robert Johnson. Rounding up a stellar backing crew, including Andy Fairweather-Low and Jerry Portnoy (both of whom appeared on CRADLE), Slowhand approaches the Johnson canon with a relaxed and confident touch. Applying liberal amounts of slide and fuzz guitar, this English rock legend saunters along fare such as "Traveling Riverside Blues" and "Love in Vain," time-honored Johnson classics better known through renditions by Led Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones, respectively. Portnoy's unobtrusive harp provides subtle accompaniment to Clapton's heartfelt playing, be it the swirling dirge "Hell Hound on My Trail" or the harmony-soaked "Come on in My Kitchen." The proceedings are also enhanced by the Hammond organ and piano work of sideman Billy Preston, whose trips up and down the eighty-eights give added punch to songs like the rollicking "32-20 Blues" and the barrelhouse "They're Red Hot."
|Sub Genre||British Blues|
|Producer||Eric Clapton; Simon Climie|
|Number of Discs||1|
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If you love the blues and / or Eric Clapton then you need this in the collection.Read More
I bought this cd for my husband, he is a huge Eric Clapton fan. He loves it!Read More
Outstanding album! Best of its kind of authentic blues genre. Needs adult or serious musically oriented teen. Best appreciated by those loving authentic blues, Delta blues in particular and knowledge of biographical background of Robert Johnson and his social and cultural milieu of that time and place.Read More
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Eric Clapton does the blues justice. Wish he would record more blues !!
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