#1
so lately i have realized I need more clapton blues in my musical library... so i am here calling upon my fellow bluesmen to help me out.

and basically the clapton i am looking for is his early stuff, late 60s british invasion. "clapton is god." stuff. Cream or no cream anything is helpful man. Thanks alot.

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#3
well this is a bit later but i like his unplugged album
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#4
How can you have forgotten John Mayall's Bluesbreakers w/ Eric Clapton? Hideaway and Steppin' Out are two of the best blues instrumentals of all time.
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How can you have forgotten John Mayall's Bluesbreakers w/ Eric Clapton? Hideaway and Steppin' Out are two of the best blues instrumentals of all time.


hideaway wasn't clapton originally though... look up the people that influenced clapton, you'll learn so much more about his style and why he was so influential

Robert johnson, freddie king, chuck berry, ellmore james, the band, etc...
#6
White room is my favorite clapton song. Have you ever loved a woman off Layla is great. You should check out the Yardbirds.
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#8
Spoonful, White Room, Crossroads. Oh and LAYLA OMGZZZZ SICKKK SONGZZ SWEET!

Yeah, just kidding about Layla. Not that i hate the song, its just so overated and overplayed. For most kids thats the only Clapton song they know.
This is what you get.
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#9
The Yardbirds was the best band God was ever in, but they were at their best with Beck.
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#10
Like someone else said, The Bluesbreakers album with Clapton is great.

And why only look for "early" Clapton blues? From the Cradle is his best pure blues album ever, in my opinion. And it's from the early 90's if I recall correctly. Also, his album with BB King from 2000 is pretty damn good. Clapton just keeps gettin better with time..
#11
The Bluesbreakers (the beano album) Is a good one for early blues stuff.
Tears in waves, minds on fire
Nights alone by your side
#12
Yeah if you are looking for specific songs all your love is a great one... A lot of people to do covers do claptons version
#13
yeah both "hideaway" and "steppin out" are covers but they are brilliantly done also the unplugged album has some fantastic blues tunes
#14
Try "Mean Old World" with Duane Allman and Clapton. It's acoustic, so it might not be what you're looking for, but I like it.