‘Live from Madison Square Garden’ by Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood is a live album recorded the last week of February 2008 and released on May 19, 2009 by Duck / Reprise Records.
Track Listing : 1.Had To Cry Today (Steve Winwood) – 07:47 . 2.Low Down (J.J. Cale) – 04:10 . 3.Them Changes (Buddy Miles) – 05:10 . 4.Forever Man (Jerry Lynn Williams) – 03:33 . 5.Sleeping In The Ground (Sam Myers) – 04:50 . 6.Presence Of The Lord (Eric Clapton) – 05:23 . 7.Glad (Steve Winwood) – 04:13 . 8.Well All Right (Jerry Allison/Buddy Holly/Joe B. Mauldin/Norman Petty) – 05:35 . 9.Double Trouble (Otis Rush) – 08:06 . 10.Pearly Queen (Jim Capaldi/Steve Winwood) – 06:10 . 11.Tell The Truth (Eric Clapton/Bobby Whitlock) – 06:42 . 12.No Face, No Name, No Number (Jim Capaldi/Steve Winwood) – 04:09 . 13.After Midnight (J.J. Cale) – 04:45 . 14.Split Decision (Joe Walsh/Steve Winwood) – 06:25 . 15.Rambling On My Mind (Clapton Only) (Robert Johnson) – 04:01 . 16.Georgia On My Mind (Winwood Only) (Hoagy Carmichael/Stuart Gorrell) – 05:05 . 17.Little Wing (Jimi Hendrix) – 06:42 . 18.Voodoo Chile (Jimi Hendrix) – 016:23 . 19.Can’T Find My Way Home (Steve Winwood) – 05:33 . 20.Dear Mr. Fantasy (Jim Capaldi/Steve Winwood/Chris Wood) – 07:41 . 21.Cocaine (J.J. Cale) – 06:41
Musicians : Eric Clapton – Guitar, Vocals . Steve Winwood – Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals . Chris Stainton – Keyboards . Ian Thomas – Drums . Willie Weeks – Bass
Production : Produced By James Pluta, John Mcdermott, Scooter Weintraub . James Towler – Engineer, Mixing
Package : Danny Clinch – Photography . Donny Phillips – Design . Ellen Wakayama – Art Direction
Recorded 25–28 February 2008 At Madison Square Garden In New York City, New York.
Released On May 19, 2009 By Duck / Reprise Records.
Specifically, it recalls the ill-fated Blind Faith project that first saw Clapton and Winwood join forces: four tracks from the band’s sole album are featurede, along with another, “Sleeping In The Ground”, performed at their 1969 debut concert in Hyde Park; sadly, only “Can’t Find My Way Home” seems to have aged with any notable dignity. […]
But the real meat here lies in the performance itself. Clapton and Winwood are taking this show out on the road this summer. Hopefully this will lead to a more permanent collaboration. In the meantime, see it if you can. […]
All About Jazz
That performance alone was an act of musicianly wisdom representative of the careful means by which Winwood and Clapton devised their choice of songs. The dual frontmen, as equally and fairly as possible, highlighted their own history, their respective talents and the latent desires of the (third in a row) sold-out crowd. […]