UK Residents, check out the Saturday Times tomorrow -16 March - to learn how you can win an autographed copy of Eric Clapton's new studio album, Old Sock, or tickets to the sold out Royal Albert Hall concerts this May. Old Sock is released in the UK next week and can be pre-ordered now from Amazon or iTunes. The UK iTunes edition comes with an exclusive bonus track, "No Sympathy".
Eric Clapton kicked off his 50th Anniversary Tour in Phoenix at the U.S. Airways Center on 14 March. Eric's set featured favorites, songs from his just released album, Old Sock, deep cuts and plenty of blues. The 22 song set list featured Hello Old Friend, Got To Get Better, Goodnight Irene, Black Cat Bone, Stones In My Passway, and Love In Vain. My Father's Eyes, Tears In Heaven and Sunshine Of Your Love were welcomed back. Of course, the set included gems like I Shot The Sheriff, Layla, Crossroads and others. (Complete set list at bottom of article).
Eric Clapton is getting ready to head out on the road for U.S. leg of his 2013 concert tour. It kicks off Thursday in Phoenix, Arizona. Then, EC heads to Texas for dates in Austin, Houston and Dallas followed by 10 more U.S. cities. As always, Where's Eric! will be publishing set lists and reviews in the Tour Archive of whereseric.com but, WE! can't do it without YOU! So, if you're heading to a gig, email the set list and review to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Available now for pre-order is a limited deluxe edition of Eric Clapton's new studio album, Old Sock. Only 1,000 units have been manufactured. A custom linen-covered book with copper foil-stamped lettering holds both the CD and bound booklet with photos and lyrics. Additionally, it contains a USB Card with hi-res wav files of all songs, a digital booklet and the bonus track "No Sympathy". Pre-orders will ship on or before March 15th.