Eric Clapton’s ‘Unplugged’ is a live album recorded on January 16, 1992 for the MTV Unplugged series and released on August 25, 1992 By Warner Bros.
Track Listing : 1.Signe (Eric Clapton) – 03:13 . 2.Before You Accuse Me (Ellas Mcdaniel) – 03:36 . 3.Hey Hey (Big Bill Broonzy) – 03:24 . 4.Tears In Heaven (Eric Clapton, Will Jennings) – 04:34 . 5.Lonely Stranger (Eric Clapton) – 05:28 . 6.Nobody Knows You When You’Re Down And Out (Jimmy Cox) – 03:49 . 7.Layla (Eric Clapton, Jim Gordon) – 04:46 . 8.Running On Faith (Jerry Lynn Williams) – 06:35 . 9.Walkin’ Blues (Robert Johnson) – 03:37 . 10.Alberta (Traditional) – 03:42 . 11.San Francisco Bay Blues (Jesse Fuller) – 03:23 . 12.Malted Milk (Robert Johnson) – 03:36 . 13.Old Love (Eric Clapton, Robert Cray) – 07:53 . 14.Rollin’ And Tumblin’ (Muddy Waters) – 04:10
Musicians : Andy Fairweather Low – Acoustic Guitar, Harmonica . Nathan East – Acoustic Bass, Backing Vocals . Steve Ferrone – Drums . Ray Cooper – Percussion . Chuck Leavell – Keyboards . Katie Kissoon – Backing Vocals . Tessa Niles – Backing Vocals
Production : Produced By Russ Titelman . James Barton – Engineer
Package : Bill Smith Studio, London – Artwork
Recorded On January 16 At Bray Film Studios In Windsor, England.
Released On August 25, 1992 By Warner Bros..
The only down side of this album is that they didn’t include “My Father’s Eyes” and “Circus Left Town” in the CD, both were part of the showand both will appear in Clapton 1998 album “Pilgrim”. If it were stolen, I wuold be glad somebody will have the chance to listen to it, that’s how good it is. […]
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These capture a moment in time, when EC was settling into his age by reconnecting with the past, whereas the originals point forward to the sharply tailored adult contemporary crooner of the ’90s, one who turned out to be very comfortable existing in a world of high thread counts and designer duds. […]