Notably, the end of the song featured an extended improvisation, with a buoyant, blues-laced jam that bordered on transcendent as Clapton riffed on the upper ranges of his guitar. The event spanned from June 4 to June 6, with the final day of the festival featuring a special showing by Clapton and his band along with special guest Jeff Beck. Released 2 April 1996 Recorded 1974—1978 Length 266: 55 chronology 1995 Crossroads 2: Live in the Seventies 1996 1998 Crossroads 2: Live in the Seventies is the seventh live album and a by , released in 1996. In 2003, Clapton's version was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. The narrator also claims to have acted in self-defense when the sheriff tried to shoot him. During the weekend, the Allman Brothers Band performed a headlining set, which made up for their originally scheduled 2010 appearance.
The story is told from the point of view of a narrator who admits to having killed the local sheriff, and claims to be falsely accused of having killed the deputy sheriff. Watch the cover below, courtesy of Front Row Dave:. During the jubilant rendition, the group gracefully worked through the cover, with each Gill, Lee and Clapton each given their moment to stretch out and solo. The song was first released in 1973 on The Wailers' album Burnin'. His take on the song belongs to the musical genres of soft rock and reggae. King, John Mayer, Jeff Beck, Robert Randolph and others returning for the show, in addition to a handful of high-profile new artists.
With the cover spanning almost 12 minutes, the track offered plenty of room for both musicians, as well as the house band, to improvise and expand. Each showcase has found Clapton curating a stellar lineup of musicians, offering the chance to see multiple generations of music legends collaborate with one another. In the years since, the famed Cream guitarist has hosted the concert series five times as a benefit for his drug treatment center in Antigua, Crossroads Centre. Notably, the show also hosted the late and great guitarist B. Richards primarily led the tune, offering his characteristic vocals to the song, while Clapton took on the brunt of the guitar soloing. Much of the focus is on longer renditions of electric blues. Trucks was on hand to perform the festival with his own Derek Trucks Band, with powerhouse vocalist Susan Tedeschi guesting for their performance and hinting at the formation of Tedeschi Trucks Band, which would come together a few years later in 2010.
Scheduled for American Airlines Center in Dallas on September 20 — 21, the famed guitarist has tapped a number of high-profile collaborators to join him for the two-day event, including Derek Trucks, Jeff Beck, Susan Tedeschi, Bonnie Raitt, Gary Clark Jr. Eric Clapton recorded a cover version that was included on his 1974 album 461 Ocean Boulevard. . It is the most successful cover version of the song, peaking at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Earlier in the week, announced the return of his long-running.
Unlike the first box set that encompasses more than three decades of Clapton's work, Crossroads 2 is a chronicle of Clapton's live shows between 1974 through 1978. Watch the blistering cover below, courtesy of Ray Stevie: B. The event, which had a capacity of 28,000 patrons, sold out in less than half an hour, with the show boasting a lineup of Clapton alongside artists like Robert Randolph and John Mayer among many others. . . .
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