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Eric Clapton Announces Live Album Vinyl Box Set

03/02/2016
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(Radio.com) Guitar legend Eric Clapton will release a vinyl-only box set featuring four live albums recorded between 1970 and 1980. The six-piece vinyl collection will arrive on March 25.

The four previously released albums featured in the set are Derek and the Dominos in Concert, Eric Clapton's Rainbow Concert, E.C. Was Here and Just One Night, which have all have been re-mastered and pressed on heavyweight vinyl.

Derek and the Dominos in Concert was recorded in 1970 and released in October 1973. The live double album features standout renditions of 'Why Does Love Got to be So Sad," 'Let it Rain" and the bluesy 'Have You Ever Loved a Woman."

The LP set also boasts Eric Clapton's 1973 concert at London's Rainbow with an all-star line-up featuring Pete Townshend, Steve Winwood, Ronnie Wood and late-Traffic drummer Jim Capaldi. It marks the first live recording featuring Clapton playing his signature Fender Stratocaster named 'Blackie," which shines on stellar version of 'Badge" and Jimi Hendrix's 'Little Wing." Read more here.

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