Clapton and Winwood: Back In Sweet Home Chicago With Special Guest Buddy Guy!

[Updated] On 27 July 2007, Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood performed a short, electrifying set at Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival outside of Chicago. They left fans wanting more. On 17 June 2009, Chicago-area fans finally got their wish - a full concert by the two rock legends at the United Center. One fan checking in with their blackberry right after the show called it a "once-in-a-lifetime experience - Clapton and Winwood simply bring out the best in each other." Another wrote, "I don't have words to describe it. All I know is I'm skipping work and driving to St. Paul to see them again tomorrow night. And I'm 57!" And if that wasn't enough for the Chicago audience, blues legend Buddy Guy joined Eric and Steve on stage near the end of the show for several songs, which naturally included "Sweet Home Chicago" which Buddy ended by singing a bit of "Watch Yourself" and "Drowning On Dry Land." For more details and the complete set list,...

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