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Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood: Live From Madison Square Garden CD / DVD Set Out On 19 May

[Updated 30 March] On 19 May, a 2 CD / 2 DVD set will be released from the duo's now-historic performances at Madison Square Garden in February 2008. Although the three concerts were not billed as a Blind Faith reunion, "Had To Cry Today," "Presence of the Lord," "Sleeping In The Ground" and "Well All Right" are just some of the songs from their days in that band that are featured. Clapton's solo career is given a nod with "Forever Man", "Cocaine," "Double Trouble" and "After Midnight". Winwood's career is acknowledged with "Georgia On My Mind," "Dear Mr. Fantasy" "Glad," "Pearly Queen." Clapton and Winwood's exciting take on "Them Changes" and "Voodoo Chile" were highlights at the concerts and are also included. A limited edition 2CD / 2DVD set is currently available for pre-order from EC's official website, ericclapton.com. The release will also be available as separate 2 CD and 2 DVD sets. For complete track listings and more information about the limited edition set, ...

Happy Birthday, Eric!

Happiest of birthday wishes go out to Eric Clapton today, March 30th! To celebrate the anniversary of his birth, EricClapton.com is pleased to announce that May 19, 2009 is now the official release date for the "Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood Live From Madison Square Garden" package. It will be released as a 2 CD, a 2 DVD, and a very limited edition 2 CD & 2 DVD set with extras.

Amps and stage set-up: current

Eric Clapton's most recent tour took place in February and March 2009 stopping in Japan, New Zealand and Australia. EC had the following gear on stage: Eric Clapton Signature Model Fender Stratocasters in Daphne Blue, Ferrari Grigio Silvertone and Black (The black was a signature model with lace sensor pickups......

Amps and stage set-up: the past

In his first band, The Roosters, Eric Clapton played a double cutaway Kay through a Selmer Futurama III Amplifier. During his tenure with the Yardbirds, Eric played a Fender Telecaster through a Vox AC-30 amplifier. While in John Mayall's Blues Breakers, Eric played a 1960 model Les Paul Standard through......

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