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Eric Clapton favorites from Cream, Derek and the Dominos + his solo career: Gimme Five

Eric Clapton favorites from Cream, Derek and the Dominos + his solo career: Gimme Five

Five favorites from Eric Clapton’s career as a solo artist, and member of Cream and Derek and the Dominos.

Steve Cropper talks about his role in the founding of Derek and the Dominos: ‘I’ll have your ticket there tomorrow’

Steve Cropper talks about his role in the founding of Derek and the Dominos: ‘I’ll have your ticket there tomorrow’

Steve Cropper is known for his work with Booker T. and the MGs, Otis Redding and the Blues Brothers Band.

Did Journey’s Neal Schon almost replace Duane Allman in Derek and the Dominos?

Did Journey’s Neal Schon almost replace Duane Allman in Derek and the Dominos?

“I was kind of blown away,” Neal Schon says of an offer to join Eric Clapton in one of the turn-of-the-1970s biggest bands.

Bobby Whitlock and CoCo Carmel – Carnival: Live in Austin (2013)

Bobby Whitlock and CoCo Carmel – Carnival: Live in Austin (2013)

Something clicked with Bobby Whitlock connected with Eric Clapton, and their combined voices — as singers, and as writers — fired the blast-furnace of anguish and lust that was Layla.

Streams: Bobby Whitlock and Coco Carmel, “Tell the Truth” from Carnival: Live in Austin (2013)

Streams: Bobby Whitlock and Coco Carmel, “Tell the Truth” from Carnival: Live in Austin (2013)

Sample a scorching live version of “Tell the Truth” from former Derek and the Dominos keyboardist/vocalist Bobby Whitlock and his wife CoCo Carmel. The tune was co-written by Whitlock and Eric Clapton for the Dominos’ celebrated debut

Books: Eric Clapton, Day by Day: The Early Years, 1963-1982, by Marc Roberty (2013)

Books: Eric Clapton, Day by Day: The Early Years, 1963-1982, by Marc Roberty (2013)

In an exclusive excerpt from the new book Eric Clapton, Day by Day: The Early Years, 1963-1982, Marc Roberty takes us into the earliest days of Derek and the Dominos

Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton, "Layla" (2011): One Track Mind

After a desultory, red-light district blast of horns, the Wynton Marsalis-led Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra settles into this funereal rhythm, swaying from side to side as Eric Clapton rips off a few blues-simmered, heartfelt asides. If you hadn’t checked the liner notes, the song itself — a signature moment for the guitarist as a member of Derek and theRead More

Bobby Whitlock, of Derek and the Dominos: Something Else! Interview

Bobby Whitlock reflects on Derek and the Dominos’ ‘Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs,’ and other career highlights.

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