Eric Clapton presents himself for the first time not as guitar god, but as bone-deep soul singer.
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In the aftermath of Jack Bruce’s long-awaited reunion with Cream, some people bitched. All I remember was watching in wonder.
Legend says Clapton split over “For Your Love.” But there was more to it.
A searing rebuke, performed with bristling force on a gut-string guitar.
The Beatles’ early retirement makes compiling a concert playlist difficult – but not impossible.
“All I could do was admire it from afar,” he admits, “and long for something similar.”
Clapton, Beck and then Page played lead with the Yardbirds between 1963-68.
Ben King shares more than a spot in the guitar chair with Beck, Clapton and Page.
There was always a stillness at the center of J.J. Cale’s work, and Clapton captures it once more.
Often overlooked, widely misunderstood and generally derided, Behind the Sun might not be the first album you’d picture for a deluxe Steve Hoffman mastering to Audio Fidelity SACD. But, really, that’s the magic of this particular reissue — the way it challenges your expectations, even your memory.