‘Eric Clapton’

‘Eric Clapton’ is his eponymous debut solo album produced by Delaney Bramlett and released in August 1970 by Atco.

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Track Listing : . 1.Slunky (Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton) – 03:34 . 2.Bad Boy (Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton) – 03:34 . 3.Lonesome And A Long Way From Home (Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Leon Russell) – 03:29 . 4.After Midnight (J.J. Cale) – 02:51 . 5.Easy Now (Eric Clapton) – 02:57 . 6.Blues Power (Eric Clapton, Leon Russell) – 03:09 . 7.Bottle Of Red Wine (Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton) – 03:06 . 8.Lovin’ You Lovin’ Me (Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton) – 03:19 . 9.Told You For The Last Time (Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Steve Cropper) – 02:30 . 10.Don’T Know Why (Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton) – 03:100 . 11.Let It Rain (Delaney Bramlett, Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton) – 05:02

Musicians : Eric Clapton – Lead Guitar, Lead Vocals . Delaney Bramlett – Rhythm Guitar, Vocals . Leon Russell – Piano . Bobby Whitlock – Organ, Vocals . John Simon – Piano . Carl Radle – Bass . Jim Gordon – Drums . Jim Price – Trumpet . Bobby Keys – Saxophone . Tex Johnson – Percussion . Bonnie Bramlett – Vocals . Rita Coolidge – Vocals . Sonny Curtis – Vocals . Jerry Allison – Vocals . Stephen Stills – Vocals, Guitar

Production : Produced By Delaney Bramlett . Bill Halverson – Engineer

Package : Barry Feinstein – Design, Photography . Tom Wilkes – Design, Photography

Recorded November 1969 And January 1970 At A Studio In Los Angeles.

Released In August 1970 By Atco.

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Wilson & Alroy’s Record Reviews
This is so much better than the live record it’s hard to believe it’s really the same people. Clapton’s at his songwriting peak, which makes this a good deal despite various production annoyances. […]

Robert Christgau
as a solo artist he can’t simulate Delaney’s optimism. I mean, a party song called “Blues Power” from a man with a hellhound on his trail? […]

allmusic
That is both a good and a bad thing — it’s encouraging to hear him grow and become a more fully rounded musician, but too often the album needs the spark that some long guitar solos would have given it. […]

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