British Rock Legends Eric Clapton & Jeff Beck Rock Saitama Super Arena Again!

[Updated Set List] Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck co-headlined the second and last of their two shows together at the Saitama Super Arena in Japan on Sunday 22 February. Like the first evening, Jeff Beck and his band opened the concert. Added to his set was "Big Block" and "Where Were You". "Blue Wind" was dropped for this performance from Beck's set list. For his set, EC changed some songs around. Back in were radio perennials "Wonderful Tonight" and "I Shot The Sheriff" along with the blues standard "Key To The Highway". The EC / Jeff set did not change and Jeff again joined EC and his band for those songs. Early reports from the venue indicate that Jeff Beck again turned in a strong performance and that EC played more aggressively than the previous day. Jeff played his trademark runs under and even along with EC's vocals. Although Jeff totaled up more lead breaks than EC, EC's when they came were inspired. The material in their joint set is fresh and enjoyable with complex arrangements. It has also been noted that EC performed "Driftin'" in different styles over the two nights. For the complete set list,...

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