Unravelling the ‘Derek And The Dominos In Concert’ album and its subsequent incarnations, culled from different shows, is a bit like doing a jigsaw puzzle.
Passionate and highly personal accounts of extraordinary lives, the best music memoirs offer everything from creative insights to rock’n’roll excess.
It was recorded at the International Sports Arena in San Diego, one of three complete concerts on the US tour to debut in the set.
The group may have split, but their version of Robert Johnson’s ‘Crossroads’ became a US single just as they were entering the UK charts with ‘White Room.’
“What I really want people to realise is that this group, The Band, was one of the most unique musical entities ever in the history of rock and roll.”
The classic Beatles song also famously features a guitar solo from Eric Clapton.
The Jack Bruce/Pete Brown composition from the 'Disraeli Gears' album gave the band their Hot 100 debut.
It was a huge moment when, at the encouragement of Pete Townshend, Clapton stepped back on stage at the Rainbow Theatre in London on 13 January 1973.
The live album was credited not to Lennon and Ono but solely to the Plastic Ono Band.
One of the finest artists on the illustrious Chess label, Howlin’ Wolf shaped the blues, as this playlist of 20 of the best Howlin’ Wolf songs shows.
One of the building blocks of rock’n’roll, Willie Dixon’s ‘Hoochie Coochie Man’ has been recorded by everyone from Muddy Waters to and Motörhead.
The rare relationship between the artist and the Royal Albert Hall has spanned his entire career.
Albums featuring his contributions included Elton John and Leon Russell's 'The Union,' Eric Clapton and JJ Cale's 'The Road To Escondido' and Raitt's 'Nick of Time' and 'Longing In Their Hearts.'
The album was a brilliant combination of the blues, jazz and rock resumés of all three members, in a line-up that introduced and defined the concept of the power trio.
A look at one of his most-recorded numbers, with the help of the late, great Leon himself.