Bobby Whitlock

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Robert Stanley "Bobby" Whitlock (born March 18, 1948 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American singer, songwriter and musician. He is best known for being a member of blues-rock band Derek and the Dominos with Eric Clapton in 1970–71. Whitlock's musical career began with Memphis soul acts such as Sam & Dave and Booker T. & the MG's before he joined Delaney & Bonnie and Friends in 1968. His association with Delaney & Bonnie bandmate Clapton led to Whitlock participating in sessions for George Harrison's All Things Must Pass triple album (1970), in London, and the formation of Derek and the Dominos that year. On the band's sole studio album, the critically acclaimed Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (1970), Whitlock wrote or co-wrote a number of songs, including "Tell the Truth", "Anyday" and "Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad?"

Whitlock recorded four solo albums during the 1970s, among them Bobby Whitlock and Raw Velvet (both 1972), and contributed to albums by Clapton, John Lennon, Dr John and the Rolling Stones. He then retired from music until releasing It's About Time in 1999. Following his return, Whitlock has recorded and performed with wife CoCo Carmel and, since 2006, with other musicians based in Austin, Texas. Among his and Carmel's projects, the well-received Other Assorted Love Songs, Live from Whitney Chapel (2003) contains acoustic interpretations of songs originally recorded by Derek and the Dominos.

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Album

Year Title RatingReleases
1972 Bobby Whitlock 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
2013 Where There’s a Will There’s a Way: The ABC‐Dunhill Recordings 1

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