Tag Archives: Eric Clapton

Little Wing: The Jimi Hendrix Experience; Stevie Ray Vaughan; Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood

Hello there! This week our blog features a great 60s R&B tune, Little Wing. We will begin with the original version by The Jimi Hendrix Experience. Next, we will review an instrumental cover by Stevie Ray Vaughan, and finally a … Continue reading

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While My Guitar Gently Weeps: The Beatles (George Harrison); Peter Frampton; The Concert For George

Hello there! This week our blog features a classic rock guitar song, While My Guitar Gently Weeps. We will first discuss the original by George Harrison of the Beatles. Next, we will review a cover of this song by Peter … Continue reading

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Further On Up The Road: Bobby “Blue” Bland; Freddie King; Eric Clapton.

Hello there! This week features a great blues tune, Further On Up The Road. We will first review the original song by Bobby “Blue” Bland. Next we will discuss covers of this song by Freddie King and by Eric Clapton. … Continue reading

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Can’t Find My Way Home: Blind Faith; Joe Cocker; John Mayer.

Hello there! This week’s entry is Can’t Find My Way Home, a terrific British Invasion blues song from the late 60s. We will begin with the original by Blind Faith. We will then discuss covers by Joe Cocker and by … Continue reading

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Love in Vain Blues: Robert Johnson; the Rolling Stones; Eric Clapton

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Love in Vain Blues. This is one of the great ‘roots’ blues songs, originally recorded in the 1930s. We will start with the original song by blues legend Robert Johnson. … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar: The Rolling Stones (original and re-recording), and Phil Lesh & Friends

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Brown Sugar. This is a fascinating hard-rock song. We will start with the Rolling Stones original. We will then discuss a later re-recording of the same song, also by the … Continue reading

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Sweet Home Chicago: Robert Johnson; Buddy Guy; Eric Clapton

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Sweet Home Chicago. This is one of the classic ‘roots’ blues songs. We will start with the original version by the legendary blues artist Robert Johnson, and then discuss covers … Continue reading

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