Blues (special limited edition with Instrumental Blues Jams bonus disc)

~ Release by Eric Clapton (see all versions of this release, 4 available)

Annotation

Bonus Third CD that was included with early pressing of "Blues".

Annotation last modified on 2018-09-06 07:00 .

Tracklist

CD 1: Studio Blues
# Title Rating Length
1 Before You Accuse Me (Take a Look at Yourself) (version 1)
5 4:41
2 Mean Old World
4 3:53
3 Ain’t That Loving You
5 5:30
4 The Sky Is Crying
3.5 4:01
5 Cryin’
4 2:55
6 Have You Ever Loved a Woman
5 6:54
7 Alberta
5 2:51
8 Early in the Morning
5 7:58
9 Give Me Strength
5 2:54
10 Meet Me (Down at the Bottom)
5 6:59
11 County Jail Blues
5 3:59
12 Floating Bridge
5 6:36
13 Blow Wind Blow
5 3:01
14 To Make Somebody Happy
5 5:14
15 Before You Accuse Me (Take a Look at Yourself) (version 2)
5 4:40
CD 2: Live Blues
# Title Rating Length
1 Stormy Monday
5 12:49
2 Worried Life Blues
5 5:57
3 Early in the Morning
7:11
4 Have You Ever Loved a Woman
7:47
5 Wonderful Tonight
5 6:23
6 Kind Hearted Woman
5 5:11
7 Double Trouble
5 8:02
8 Driftin’ Blues
5 6:58
9 Crossroads
5 5:49
10 Further On Up the Road
5 8:32
CD 3: Instrumental Blues Jams
# Title Rating Length
1 Blues in A
10:29
2 Eric After Hour Blues
4:24
3 B Minor Jam
7:14
4 Blues
2:59

Credits

CD 1: Studio Blues

electric bass guitar [Bass]:
Carl Radle (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 9)
bass guitar:
Dave Markee (tracks 12–13)
membranophone:
Jim Gordon (Drummer (Derek and the Dominos)) (track 6)
Jamie Oldaker (tracks 1, 3–4, 8, 10–11, 15)
Henry Spinetti (track 5)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 9)
membranophone and percussion:
Henry Spinetti (tracks 12–13)
organ:
Dick Sims (tracks 3–4, 8, 10–11)
dobro:
Eric Clapton (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 9)
guitar:
Duane Allman (track 6)
Albert Lee (guitarist) (tracks 12–13)
Dave Mason (lead singer of The Reels) (track 3)
George Terry (guitar player with Clapton in 70's) (tracks 1, 3–4, 8, 10–11, 14–15)
Eric Clapton (tracks 1–8, 10–15)
George Terry (guitar player with Clapton in 70's) (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 9)
bass:
Dave Markee (track 14)
Carl Radle (tracks 1, 3–4, 6, 8, 10–11, 15)
keyboard:
Gary Brooker (tracks 12–13)
Chris Stainton (tracks 12–13)
Dick Sims (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 9)
piano:
Dick Sims (tracks 1, 15)
Bobby Whitlock (track 6)
bass drum:
Jim Gordon (Drummer (Derek and the Dominos)) (track 2)
additional producer:
Carl Radle (track 11)
Eric Clapton (track 11)
composer:
Ellas McDaniel (tracks 1, 15)
Sleepy John Estes (track 12)
McKinley Morganfield (blues musician) (track 13)
Billy Myles (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
Alfred Fields (track 11)
Elmore James (track 4)
engineer:
Glyn Johns (tracks 1, 5, 14–15)
John Astley (track 5)
Jon Astley (track 14)
Tom Dowd (tracks 12–13)
executive producer:
Tom Dowd (track 6)
lead vocals:
Eric Clapton (tracks 12–13)
Eric Clapton (1974-04 – 1974-05) (track 9)
lyricist:
Ellas McDaniel (tracks 1, 15)
Sleepy John Estes (track 12)
McKinley Morganfield (blues musician) (track 13)
Billy Myles (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
Alfred Fields (track 11)
Elmore James (track 4)
performer:
Duane Allman (track 2)
producer:
The Dominoes (track 6)
Rob Fraboni (track 11)
Glyn Johns (tracks 1, 5, 7–8, 14–15)
Tom Dowd (tracks 2–4, 9–10, 12–13)
vocals:
Eric Clapton (tracks 1–8, 10–11, 14–15)
Yvonne Elliman (track 3)
Marcy Levy (track 8)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 8)
Eric Clapton (track 9)
publisher:
Lark Music Ltd. (track 6)
Peermusic UK (UK publisher) (track 8)
engineered at:
Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States (1970-09-02) (track 6)
Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States (1974-04) (track 3)
Dynamic Sounds in Kingston, Jamaica (1974-09) (track 4)
recorded at:
Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States (1970-10-02) (track 2)
Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States (1974-04) (tracks 9–10)
Olympic Studios in Barnes, Richmond upon Thames, London, England, United Kingdom (1978-05 – 1978-09) (track 8)
Compass Point Studios in Nassau, Bahamas (1980-07 – 1980-08) (tracks 12–13)
cover recording of:
Blow Wind Blow (track 13)
Corrine, Corrina (track 7)
County Jail Blues (track 11)
Floating Bridge (track 12)
The Sky Is Crying (track 4)
later translated versions:
Rotz & Wossa (track 4)
live cover recording of:
Before You Accuse Me (tracks 1, 15)
recording of:
Give Me Strength (track 9)

CD 2: Live Blues

electric guitar:
Freddie King (American blues singer & guitarist) (track 10)
composer:
Eric Clapton (track 5)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (tracks 6, 9)
Maceo Merriweather (track 2)
Billy Myles (track 4)
Sleepy John Estes (track 2)
Otis Rush (track 7)
lyricist:
Eric Clapton (track 5)
Robert Johnson (1930s blues legend) (tracks 6, 9)
Maceo Merriweather (track 2)
Billy Myles (track 4)
Sleepy John Estes (track 2)
Otis Rush (track 7)
writer:
Charles Brown (blues musician) (track 8)
Deadric Malone (track 10)
Johnny Moore (blues musician, Three Blazers) (track 8)
Joe Veasey (track 10)
Eddie Williams (blues musician) (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 3)
publisher:
Lark Music Ltd. (track 4)
Peermusic UK (UK publisher) (track 3)
recorded at:
日本武道館 in Kitanomaru Kōen, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan (1979-12) (track 3)
cover recording of:
Drifting Blues (track 8)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
live cover recording of:
Cross Road Blues (aka 'Crossroads') (track 9)
Double Trouble (track 7)
Farther Up the Road (track 10)
Kind Hearted Woman (track 6)
live recording of:
Wonderful Tonight (track 5)
Early in the Morning (1979-12) (track 3)
recording of:
Worried Life Blues (track 2)
version of:
Someday Baby Blues (track 2)

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/460021 [info]