A look at one of his most-recorded numbers, with the help of the late, great Leon himself.
The UNICEF event featured John and George's first scheduled performance since The Beatles' last concert in 1966, and Lennon's last UK live appearance.
The duo's version of the song outdid the one by its writer, Dave Mason.
Bonnie Bramlett and Leon Russell’s evocative 1969 composition had history even before the Carpenters recorded their version.
The great writer-guitarist, with wife Bonnie, made some of the best blues, rock and gospel-flavoured US music of their generation.
Following the phenomenal success their album Close to You, Richard and Karen Carpenter notched another No.2 album with their self-titled album Carpenters.
The track came from an album featuring Peter Frampton, Rory Gallagher, members of Spooky Tooth and many more.
Slowhand's love of the songs and style of his late, great friend and inspiration has been well known throughout his entire solo career.
An accompanying soundtrack to the new Eric Clapton documentary 'Life In 12 Bars' will offer previously unreleased material by Cream, Derek and the Dominos and Clapton as a solo artist.