Eric Clapton: Anniversary Deluxe Edition of 1970 Solo Debut ‘Clapton’ Coming 8/20 (Preview)


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On Aug. 20, UMe/Polydor will revisit Clapton, the 1970 self-titled debut album from guitarist/songwriter Eric Clapton, in deluxe Anniversary Edition formats.

Announced on Wednesday, the reissue will be available on 4-CD, 1-LP and digital editions, and was previewed with a pair of newly remixed tracks from the collection.

Here’s “After Midnight (Delaney Bramlett Mix)”:

And “Blues Power (Eric Clapton Mix)”:

A news release notes that the full Deluxe revisiting features three separate mixes: The Eric Clapton Mix, The Delaney Bramlett Mix and The Tom Dowd Mix (The UK Version), with the Clapton Mix being released in full for the very first time.

Pre-orders from our Rock Cellar Store will be available shortly.

To grasp an idea of the scope of this reissue, here’s the 4-CD track listing:

4CD

CD1 (The Tom Dowd Mix – The UK Version) all mixes released on CD and vinyl

  1. Slunky   3.40
  2. Bad Boy   3.59
  3. Lonesome And A Long Way From Home   3.50
  4. After Midnight   3.14
  5. Easy Now   3.03
  6. Blues Power   3.15
  7. Bottle Of Red Wine   3.12
  8. Lovin’ You Lovin’ Me   3.39
  9. I’ve Told You For The Last Time   2.36
  10. I Don’t Know Why   3.23
  11. Let It Rain   5.06

CD2 (The Eric Clapton Mix)

  1. Slunky   3.34  unreleased mix
  2. Bad Boy   4.20  unreleased mix
  3. Lonesome And A Long Way From Home   3.58  unreleased mix
  4. After Midnight   3.19  released on Life in 12 Bars Soundtrack
  5. Easy Now   2.57  released – this was the only EC mix inserted into the original 1970 Tom Dowd mix LP
  6. Blues Power   3.53  unreleased mix
  7. Bottle Of Red Wine   2.58  unreleased mix
  8. Lovin’ You Lovin’ Me   3.44  unreleased mix
  9. I’ve Told You For The Last Time   2.32  unreleased mix
  10. I Don’t Know Why   3.35  unreleased mix
  11. Let It Rain   5.18  released on Life in 12 Bars Soundtrack

CD3 (The Delaney Bramlett Mix) all mixes released on 2005 Deluxe Edition CD

  1. Slunky   3.35
  2. Bad Boy   3.44
  3. Easy Now   3.00
  4. After Midnight   3.19
  5. Blues Power   3.20
  6. Bottle Of Red Wine   3.09
  7. Lovin’ You Lovin’ Me   4.07
  8. Lonesome And A Long Way From Home   3.52
  9. I Don’t Know Why   3.45
  10. Let It Rain   5.02

CD4 (Singles, Alternate Versions & Session Outtakes) all titles released on 2005 Deluxe Edition CD except COMIN’ HOME (Alternate Mix) which is a previously unreleased mix

  1. Teasin’   2.17  Performed by King Curtis with Delaney Bramlett, Eric Clapton & Friends
  2. Comin’ Home (Alternate Mix)  3.44  Performed by Delaney & Bonnie & Friends featuring Eric Clapton  unreleased mix
  3. Blues In “A”  (Session Outtake)  10.28
  4. She Rides (Let It Rain alternate version)  5.08
  5. I’ve Told You For The Last Time (Olympic Studios version)  6.49
  6. I Don’t Know Why (Olympic Studios version)  5.14
  7. Comin’ Home (single a-side)  3.15  Performed by Delaney & Bonnie & Friends featuring Eric Clapton
  8. Groupie (Superstar) (single b-side)  2.50  Performed by Delaney & Bonnie & Friends featuring Eric Clapton

Comments

  • Peter Rocky Morley says:

    Used to hear these songs live nearly every night for years , I was one of his roadies


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