Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Peter Frampton joins The Doobie Brothers for Eric Clapton classic

The Doobie Brothers have teamed up with Peter Frampton for an isolation cover of the Eric Clapton classic, “Let It Rain.”

“A couple of months ago, Peter and I were going over various tunes after deciding to do a song or video together,” Tom Johnston tells Rolling Stone. “I tossed out ‘Let It Rain’ by Eric Clapton and he loved the idea. He’s a phenomenal guitarist and a fan of Clapton’s as am I, so it seemed a great idea to take to the rest of the guys. Peter, Pat, and I took verses and solos and John played some cool pedal steel and helped us put that together with Bill Payne on piano, John Cowan on bass, and Ed Toth on drums. Also Rob Arthur who did all the video work played B3.

“It was a team effort! We really enjoyed working together on this with Peter.”

“It was so much fun playing with my friends the Doobie Brothers even virtually!,” adds Frampton. “I look forward to a time when we can, hopefully, play together in person.”

“Let It Rain” was the third single from the UK guitarist’s 1970 debut album, “Eric Clapton”, which reached No. 13 on the US Billboard 200.

The Doobie Brothers are among the artists set to be inducted into the 2020 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame; the event – which also honors new additions T. Rex, Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious B.I.G. and Whitney Houston – will be seen in a pre-recorded broadcast special that will air on HBO and HBO Max on November 7 at 8 p.m. EST.

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