The duo’s version of the song outdid the one by its writer, Dave Mason.
After the delayed success of 'Layla,' 1972 also brought a single from Eric’s self-titled debut solo album of two years before.
Bonnie Bramlett and Leon Russell’s evocative 1969 composition had history even before the Carpenters recorded their version.
On July 25, 1970, Eric's name appeared on the charts as a solo artist for the first time.
The great writer-guitarist, with wife Bonnie, made some of the best blues, rock and gospel-flavoured US music of their generation.
When Eric Clapton's new band Derek and the Dominos played their first gig on June 14, 1970, they didn't have a name until a few minutes before the gig.
The English guitarist was ready for the solo debut that arrived in the spring of 1972.
The Hag's seventh No.1 featured such great players as James Burton and Jim Gordon.
The duo’s self-titled third album is a superb piece of work, with hand-picked covers and equally striking originals.
1977's 'How's Tricks' is one of the many hidden gems in the solo career of the late, great singer, writer and bassist.
In celebration of the much revered Grammy Award winner and member of the Roll and Roll Hall of Fame.
A look at one of his most-recorded numbers, with the help of the late, great Leon himself.
The set will be available in a half-speed, remastered 4LP vinyl edition, with a certificate of authentication.
The work of one of rock's finest session drummers, from 'Pet Sounds' and 'All Things Must Pass' to Derek and the Dominos.
A selection of 20 great solos by one of the most brilliant guitar practitioners.