Eric Clapton’s ‘Slowhand’ feat. ‘Cocaine’

Eric Clapton’s ‘Slowhand’ feat. ‘Cocaine’ is his fifth studio album (titled after his nickname) released in November 1977 by Rso Records.


Track Listing : 1.Cocaine (J.J. Cale) – 03:41 . 2.Wonderful Tonight (Eric Clapton) – 03:44 . 3.Lay Down Sally (Eric Clapton, Marcy Levy, George Terry) – 03:56 . 4.Next Time You See Her (Eric Clapton) – 04:01 . 5.We’Re All The Way (Don Williams) – 02:32 . 6.The Core (Eric Clapton, Marcy Levy) – 08:45 . 7.May You Never (John Martyn) – 03:01 . 8.Mean Old Frisco (Arthur Crudup) – 04:42 . 9.Peaches And Diesel (Eric Clapton, Albhy Galuten) – 04:46

Musicians : Eric Clapton – Lead Vocals, Guitar . Jamie Oldaker – Drums, Percussion . Carl Radle – Bass Guitar . Dick Sims – Keyboards . George Terry – Guitar . Mel Collins – Saxophone . Yvonne Elliman – Harmony And Backing Vocals . Marcy Levy – Harmony And Backing Vocals

Production : Produced By Glyn Johns . Glyn Johns – Engineer

Package : El & Nell Ink. (Eric Clapton And Dave Stewart) – Art Design . Watalu Asanuma – Cover Photo . Patti Clapton – Design . Andy Seymour – Photography

Recorded May 1977 At Olympic Studios, London, England.

Released In November 1977 By Rso Records.

 Eric Clapton


Rolling Stone
He is in touch with the horrible moral power and long-suffering self-righteousness that is the essence of the blues. And that knowledge gives him the power to stand up and be himself. […]

Classic Rock Review
The album is an easy listen from front-to-back, with a sort of laid-back virtuosity that never sound pretentious or forced. Yet it is quite eclectic in the styles and approach used in forging each of the nine tracks. […]
The album on a whole was rather experimental from Clapton and incredibly soft in terms of rock and roll. Not a fantastic one and could be describe as an album of album fillers, bar ‘The Core’. […]


Eric Clapton’s ‘Slowhand’ feat. ‘Cocaine’