The production of the authorized career-spanning "Eric Clapton Visual Anthology" continues. When completed, the documentary will represent the most comprehensive overview of Eric's 45+ year career ever assembled.
"The Eric Clapton Visual Anthology": Scope Of Search For Rare Material Expanded. Plus Q&A With One Of The Producers
U.S. based entertainment company Shout! Factory has released "John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band Live In Toronto '69" on DVD.
Seemingly on a whim in September 1969, Lennon and Yoko Ono hopped on a plane with Eric Clapton, bassist Klaus Voormann and drummer Alan White to perform at the Toronto Rock 'N Roll Revival Festival which was showcasing some of Lennon's early musical heroes including Bo Diddley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry and Little Richard.
Since 10 June, Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood have been doubling up on the star-power as their tour crossed the United States, revisiting some of the music that brought them together 40 years ago in Blind Faith. The tour has garnered rave reviews from fans and critics, and the final concert at the Hollywood Bowl on 30 June was no different. Eric was in particularly fine form on the blues-based numbers, filling them with electrifying runs and wringing emotion from his stratocaster. It was also a long show, clocking in at about 2 hours 20 minutes. One concert-goer wrote in a brief email, "Tremendous show, Eric was on peak form, display machine-gun like powers on all the blues numbers and virtually everything in his path. Winwood equally a force on keys, vocal and guitar." For more details...