28 May was the 9th show of the 11 night 2009 residency by Eric Clapton & His Band...
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Night 8 at the Royal Albert Hall ... Layla gets plugged back in, Got To Get Better In A LIttle While makes its first appearance and Doyle Bramhall II guests with the band!...News
In the venue the legendary musician once likened to "playing in his front room", Eric Clapton treated his fans to an outstanding 17song performance at the Royal Albert Hall on 26 May 2009. There were some surprises all around. "Got To Get Better In A Little While" made it's first appearance this tour early on in the set. Also, Doyle Bramhall II of the Arc Angels took a guest spot with the band on guitar near the show's close for "Layla," (plugged back in!), "Cocaine" and "Crossroads"....News
In front of a capacity crowd, the 16 song set was drawn from all eras of Eric Clapton's lengthy career. The "hits" were represented by songs like "Wonderful Tonight" and "Cocaine" while the band stretched out on songs like "Old Love," "I Shot The Sheriff" "Before You Accuse Me" and "Little Queen of Spades." The band has really gelled and songs have been worked into a solid groove. "Driftin'" was performed as the first song of the sit-down set and "Not Dark Yet" was dropped....News