[Slowhand] Glad you said that...
darmel at sbcglobal.net
Tue May 27 13:56:40 EDT 2008
Glad that you said that, Steve. YES - "Motherless Children" was a perfect startup song! I watched some video footage from CGF2007 over the holiday weekend: on "Why Does Love" where E cozied next to DT and they played double leads. That was a magical moment and rare in that E doesn't "cozy" next to anyone very often, seems to enjoy his "space." That double lead was so cool with DT doing slide and E at times simulating slide in rigerous fretwork-notebending. I also listened to the Tampa program thanks to the generosity of RickB, and I found that setlist very enjoyable. Sure, sometimes I wish that E was eternally-40, and I'll bet he does too. In fact, come to think of it, I'll take some-o-that too! Thanks for posting, Steve!
>>Now, I really have to take exception to all this talk of what Clapton needs to do differently.
>>He doesn't need to do anything differently. He's starting his set with "Motherless Children"
>>which is as close to Heaven as we are likely to see on Earth.
>>But seriously, look at Clapton's career over the past dozen years and all the different things
>>he has done. Everything from jazz to a Cream reunion. He's revisited the major highlights
>>in his career and has even given us an autobiography. I for one, am happy with what he
>>has done recently. It would be nice to hear him play Les Pauls and ES-335s a little more
>>often, though :-) Steve
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