Derek and the Dominos’ ‘Live at the Fillmore’ is a double album featuring Eric Clapton and recorded on October 23 & 24, 1970.
Track Listing : 1.Got To Get Better In A Little While (Eric Clapton) – 13:52 . 2.Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad? (Bobby Whitlock, Eric Clapton) – 14:49 . 3.Key To The Highway(Big Bill Broonzy, Charles Segar) – 06:25 . 4.Blues Power (Eric Clapton, Leon Russell) – 10:31 . 5.Have You Ever Loved A Woman? (Billy Myles) – 08:16 . 6.Bottle Of Red Wine (Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton) – 05:34 . 7.Tell The Truth (Bobby Whitlock, Eric Clapton) – 11:28 . 8.Nobody Knows You When You’Re Down And Out (Jimmy Cox) – 05:33 . 9.Roll It Over (Bobby Whitlock, Eric Clapton) – 06:40 . 10.Presence Of The Lord (Eric Clapton) – 06:16 . 11.Little Wing (Jimi Hendrix) – 07:00 . 12.Let It Rain (Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton) – 19:46 . 13.Crossroads (Robert Johnson, Arranged By Eric Clapton) – 08:29
Musicians : Eric Clapton – Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar . Carl Radle – Bass Guitar . Bobby Whitlock – Piano, Hammond Organ, Backing Vocals . Jim Gordon – Drums, Percussion
Production : Produced By Bill Levenson . Eddie Kramer – Engineer
Package : Anthony Decurtis – Liner Notes
Recorded On October 23 & October 24, 1970 At The Fillmore East.
Released On February 22, 1994 By Polydor.
All About Jazz
Beyond all of this technical stuff is Eric Clapton as guitar god in the wake of the death of Jimi Hendrix, who passed away from a barbiturate misadventure a month before these shows. Clapton is at the height of his power, just prior to his recording semi-retirement to address his raging heroin addiction and deepening depression. […]
JOHN MCFERRIN’S REVIEWS OF MUSIC
Lots of Clapton-centric live albums are enjoyable, but this is the only one that I feel reaches the full potential of what a band featuring Clapton could sound like live. A huge amount of credit, of course, needs to be given to the rhythm section on this album; the sound and groove they create is absolutely intoxicatingand pretty much the only minus from them on the album is the lengthy drum solo that caps off “Let it Rain” (from Clapton’s debut) […]
Scott’s Rock and Soul Album Reviews
There’s more God-like Clapton guitar on these two discs than on any single Eric Clapton releaseand though it has its share of significant flaws, both with its loosey goosey arrangements and in the vocal department, this nevertheless provides an extremely enjoyable complement to the absolutely essential Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs. […]