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Eric Clapton Slowhand - Review


Eric Clapton’s Slowhand album is the fourth and final album that features this particular back up band. While this CD includes one of his most famous numbers, "Cocaine," it has much more to offer than that one good song.  This album includes four classics; "The Core," "Lay Down Sally," "Wonderful Tonight," and "Cocaine," as well as many good ones. One tune that is exceptional that gets left off the over supply of Eric Clapton’s Greatest Hits releases is “The Core,” a song that is enhanced with great back-up vocals and horns. In addition to having hits, the flow of this CD magically blend rock, blues, and country with some funky rhythmic shuffles serving up not only one of Eric Clapton’s best solo discs, but one of rock’s all time classic releases. 
by Barry Small © 

Eric Clapton Slowhand - Track List
Track List

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1. Cocaine (Cale) - 3:41
2. Wonderful Tonight (Clapton / Kamen) - 3:44
3. Lay Down Sally (Clapton / Levy / Terry) - 3:56
4. Next Time You See Her (Clapton) - 4:01
5. We're All the Way (Williams) - 2:32
6. The Core (Clapton / Levy) - 8:45
7. May You Never (Martyn) - 3:01
8. Mean Old Frisco (Crudup) - 4:42
9. Peaches and Diesel (Clapton / Galuten) - 4:46

Slowhand [35th Anniversary Deluxe Edition]

Disc: 1
1. Cocaine
2. Wonderful Tonight
3. Lay Down Sally
4. Next Time You See Her
5. We're All The Way
6. The Core
7. May You Never
8. Mean Old Frisco
9. Peaches And Diesel
10. Looking At The Rain
11. Alberta
12. Greyhound Bus
13. Stars, Strays And Ashtrays
Disc: 2
1. Tell The Truth
2. Knocking On Heaven's Door
3. Steady Rolling Man
4. Can't Find My Way Home
5. Further On Up The Road
6. Stormy Monday
7. Badge
8. I Shot The Sheriff
9. Layla 

Editorial Reviews
Disc 1: Slowhand Remastered & Expanded
Disc 2: Live At Hammersmith Odeon, April 27, 1977 

Eric Clapton Slowhand - Musicians

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Eric Clapton - Guitar, Vocals
George Terry - Guitar 
Carl Radle - Bass
Dick Sims - Keyboards
Jamie Oldaker - Drums
Yvonne Elliman - Vocals
Marcy Levy - Vocals
Mel Collins - Horn, Saxophone

Eric Clapton Slowhand - Notes

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Label - Polydor
Three of these songs from Slowhand are on Eric Clapton’s box set release Crossroads.

Eric Clapton Slowhand album review


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