Wednesday, April 19, 2017

RE-UP: Eric Clapton live in San Francisco 1994 - 1DVD - November 8 & 9 - pro-shot

Eric Clapton
Title: Fillmore 1994: Selected Offlines In Progress
Dates: November 08 & 09, 1994
Venue: The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, US.

Source: Pro-Shot 4 Audio: Stereo Sb
Lineage: Video > DVD > PC > You
NTSC / Approx: 95min 4.13GB
* There is a timecode

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Set
01: Malted Milk
02: Forty-Four Blues
03: Standing Around Cring
04: It Hurts Me Too
05: Reconsider Baby
06: Sinner's Prayer
07: Someday After a While
08: I'm Tore Down *
09: Crosscut Saw *
10: Crossroads
11: Driftin' *
12: Ain't Nobody's Business **
13: Have You Ever Loved A Woman
14: Blues Leave Me Alone
15: Third Degree *

* It was not recorded on TV.
** Complete

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Band Lineup:
Eric Clapton: Guitar, Vocals
Andy Fairweather Low: Rhythm Guitar
Jerry Portnoy: Harmonica
Chris Stainton: Keyboards
Dave Bronze: Bass
Steve Gadd: Drums
Roddy Lorimer: Trumpet
Tim Sanders: Tenor Sax
Simon Clarke: Baritone Sax

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

RE-UP: Eric Clapton live in Glasgow 1978 - 1DVD - November 24 - pro-shot

Eric Clapton - Rolling Hotel (Tarantura Version)

"EC Master Version" (75 minutes) and "Alternate Longer Version" (105 minutes)

1978.11.24. Live at Apollo Theater, Glasgow, City of Glasgow, Scotland / Backless - European Tour

Lineage: TvRip

From GSpot:

- Audio Codec: AC3
- Audio Bitrate: 192 kbps
- Video System: NTSC 29.97 fps 720x480
- Video Bitrate: 8000 kbps


ProShot DVD

Band line-up
Eric Clapton : guitar, vocals
Carl Radle : bass
Jamie Oldaker : drums
Dick Sims : keyboards

Special Guests
Ian Stewart : piano on " Key To The Highway " & " Further On Up The Road "
Jerry Portnoy : harmonica on " Key To The Highway " & " Further On Up The Road "
Bob Margolin : guitar on " Key To The Highway " & " Further On Up The Road "


Synopsis:
"In 1979 Eric Clapton put his band in a three-carriage train and traveled from town to town throughout Europe, from one concert to the next. It was an easy way to transport and house the band and its equipment, and it offered ample opportunity for interviews, group interactions, and filming. Clapton talks about his music and his work and peaks the viewer's interest with stories about musicians like Jimi Hendrix and George Harrison. Interviews are balanced with performances by Muddy Waters, Elton John, and George Harrison, as well as Clapton and his band in full concert."

This extremely rare (and sought after) film is not great, but it is very interesting and revealing. The film acts as a very good and non-glamerous portrait of a band on the road and captures Clapton at the height of his alcohol addiction. It paints a very unflattering picture of the rock legend who is intoxicated for the entire film. At one point Clapton and his crew play a very cruel joke on a French journalist who interviews and photographs Eric's American security guard Larry Mcneny, believing him to be Clapton.

The highlights of the film are the alcohol influenced interviews with the fragile and insecure guitarist. In them he talks about his career, his relationship with Patti Boyd and the writing of the song `Layla' (which Patti herself also comments on). The most revealing and beautifully "real" moments of the documentary come when Clapton speaks in-depth about the night that Jimi Hendrix died and his anger toward Hendrix for leaving him all alone in this world. He also discusses his audiences, their response to his music and the insecurities he feels when they walk out while he is playing.

As I already stated, this is not a great film, but it does show a side of rock 'n' roll and more specifically Clapton that most people don't get to see. A completely open and sympathetic Clapton, as well as rare concert footage, make this documentary a must for any fan.


This great copy has been uploaded to Dimeadozen (Thanks Geetarz !!!)

After watching Rolling Hotel I can see why Clapton never wanted this film to see the light of day. The footage shows off Clapton’s mastery of his instrument, as well as his raging alcohol problem. There are moments of brilliance, such as Clapton and Patti Harrison talking about Layla. But there are also absolute train wrecks (no pun?), like the opening number, Smile, during which Clapton can barely stand.

My favorite parts of the documentary are the interviews with Clapton.
Slowhand opens up in a way I had never seen before. The best musical footage comes towards the end of the DVD when Clapton plays a raging Cocaine before he is joined by George Harrison and Elton John for a glorious Further On Up The Road. Other tunes featured on the DVD include Lay Down Sally, Badge, and a few renditions of Layla. There isn’t much footage of Clapton from the ’70s, so grab this release.


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