On 13 November 2015, Eagle Rock Entertainment release “Slowhand At 70 – Live At The Royal Albert Hall” simultaneously on DVD, Blu-ray, DVD+2CD set, DVD+3LP set and in a Deluxe Edition [Cat Nos EREDV1195, ERBRD5276, EAGDV052, ERDVLP089 and EREDV1203 respectively]. This landmark release captures a very special Eric Clapton performance celebrating his 70th birthday at his favourite venue and includes career defining tracks like ‘Cocaine’, ‘I Shot The Sheriff’, ‘Layla’, ‘Wonderful Tonight’, ‘Crossroads’, ‘Tears In Heaven’, ‘Hoochie Coochie Man’ and more!
The fantastic Deluxe Edition contains the DVD and 2CDs of the 2015 show plus a bonus DVD of Eric Clapton performances at the Royal Albert Hall across the years including the Cream Farewell Tour from 1968, the Journeyman tour from 1990, a UN Benefit Concert performance with Zucchero from 2004, the Cream Reunion shows from 2005 and a Prince’s Trust Benefit performance from 2010 all packaged in a 12”x12” 60 page hardback photobook.
2015 was a year of landmark events for Eric Clapton. He turned 70 in March and then in May he performed his 200th concert at London’s famous Royal Albert Hall fifty years after his first performance there with The Yardbirds. Clapton’s 7 night run at the venue was acclaimed by the critics and adored by the fans. The setlist blended vintage blues tracks and Eric Clapton classics from across his astonishing career.
As a bonus on DVD / Blu-ray formats, there’s an extra live track ‘Little Queen Of Spades’.
1) Somebody’s Knockin’ On My Door 2) Key To The Highway 3) Tell The Truth 4) Pretending 5) Hoochie Coochie Man 6) You Are So Beautiful 7) Can’t Find My Way Home 8) I Shot The Sheriff 9) Driftin’ Blues 10) Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out 11) Tears In Heaven 12) Layla 13) Let It Rain 14) Wonderful Tonight 15) Crossroads 16) Cocaine 17) High Time We Went
Clapton has become synonymous with the Royal Albert Hall and this concert is the perfect combination of artist and venue creating a truly magical night for Eric Clapton fans everywhere.