Live from Madison Square Garden - (Import CD)
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- Eric Clapton/Steve Winwood
- John McDermott; Scooter Weintraub; James Pluta
- Live from Madison Square Garden
Personnel: Eric Clapton (vocals, guitar); Steve Winwood (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Chris Stainton (keyboards); Willie Weeks (bass instrument); Ian Thomas (drums).
Audio Mixer: James Towler.
Recording information: 02/2008.
Photographer: Danny Clinch.
When their hugely influential groups (Cream and Traffic, respectively) disbanded, Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood made rock history when they joined forces in the short-lived Blind Faith in the late 1960s. Forty years later these legends collaborated again, selling out a trio of dates at Madison Square Garden, the results of which are captured on this dynamic double-disc set.
The set list includes material from the catalogs of Blind Faith, Traffic, Derek and the Dominos, and Clapton's solo oeuvre (including the J.J. Cale-penned classics "After Midnight" and "Cocaine"). Two Jimi Hendrix covers appropriately evoke the bygone '60s era, but the mode here is more laid-back and polished than fiery and psychedelic. That's not to say that Winwood and Clapton, who shine equally on these cuts, don't charm with their familiar skill and finesse. The result is 21 tracks-worth of classic rock pleasure.
- Country of Origin
- WEA (Distributor)
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Had to Cry Today
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Low Down
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Them Changes
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Forever Man
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Sleeping in the Ground
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Presence of the Lord
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Glad
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Well All Right
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Double Trouble
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Pearly Queen
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Tell the Truth
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] No Face, No Name, No Number
- [ Disc 02 Track 01 ] After Midnight
- [ Disc 02 Track 02 ] Split Decision
- [ Disc 02 Track 03 ] Rambling on My Mind
- [ Disc 02 Track 04 ] Georgia on My Mind
- [ Disc 02 Track 05 ] Little Wing
- [ Disc 02 Track 06 ] Voodoo Chile
- [ Disc 02 Track 07 ] Can't Find My Way Home
- [ Disc 02 Track 08 ] Dear Mr. Fantasy
- [ Disc 02 Track 09 ] Cocaine
- Studio / Live
- Record Collector (magazine) (p.80) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Winwood's opening 'Had To Cry Today' sets the tone, with its sweet ivories over rumbling rhythm, as Clapton's sweet guitar lines garnish the feast."
- Video Disabled
- James Towler
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