Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Eric Clapton to release Forever Man collection for 70th birthday

Eric Clapton will release a 3-disc collection, “Forever Man”, on April 28.

The 51-track set features material from 1989 forward, representing the guitarist’s years with Reprise Records.

The package features three discs with one focusing on studio tunes, a second with live performances and a third compiling blues material.

“Forever Man” will be available in multiple configurations, including a 3-CD, 2-CD, a vinyl 2-LP set and digital downloads.

The release coincides with an upcoming tour, which includes nine concert dates in celebration of Clapton’s 70th birthday on March 30. The shows will take place at New York's Madison Square Garden on May 1 and 2 and at London's Royal Albert Hall on May 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, and 23.

The shows will feature Clapton, accompanied by his band members Paul Carrack, Steve Gadd, Nathan East, Chris Stainton, Sharon White, and Michelle John, with opening support act Andy Fairweather Low and the Low Riders.

Eric Clapton
“Forever Man”

Release date: April 28

3CD and Digital Download Edition

CD1 - Studio

“Gotta Get Over”
“I've Got A Rock 'N' Roll Heart”
“Run Back To Your Side”
“Tears In Heaven”
“Call Me The Breeze”
“Forever Man”
“Believe In Life”
“Bad Love”
“My Father's Eyes”
“Anyway The Wind Blows” - with J.J. Cale
“Travelin' Alone”
“Change The World”
“Behind The Mask”
“It's In The Way That You Use It”
“Riding With The King” - with B.B. King

CD2 - Live

“Sunshine Of Your Love”
“White Room”
“Wonderful Tonight”
“Worried Life Blues”
“Layla” (Unplugged)
“Nobody Knows You When You're Down & Out” (Unplugged)
“Walkin' Blues” (Unplugged)
“Them Changes” - with Steve Winwood
“Presence Of The Lord” - with Steve Winwood
“Hoochie Coochie Man”
“Goin' Down Slow”
“Over The Rainbow”

CD3 - Blues

“Before You Accuse Me”
“Last Fair Deal Gone Down”
“Hold On, I'm Comin' ”- with B.B. King
“Terraplane Blues”
“It Hurts Me Too”
“Little Queen Of Spades”
“Third Degree”
“Motherless Child”
“Sportin' Life Blues” - with J.J. Cale
“Ramblin' On My Mind”
“Stop Breakin' Down Blues”
“Everybody Oughta Make A Change”
“Sweet Home Chicago”
“If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day”
“Hard Times Blues”
“Got You On My Mind”
“I'm Tore Down”
“Milkcow's Calf Blues”
“Key To The Highway” - with B.B. King

See also:

Eric Clapton to mark 70th birthday with New York concerts
Eric Clapton to be inducted into Blues Hall Of Fame
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Search Eric Clapton at hennemusic