On this date in 1969, supergroup Blind Faith, which featured Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Ginger Baker and Rick Grech, made their live debut at a free concert in London's Hyde Park. Here's the short set list the short-lived band performed that afternoon. Most of the songs are from the band's only album (1969's Blind Faith), but they threw in Sam Myers' bluesy "Sleeping in the Ground," a Rolling Stones cover and a Traffic tune ("Means to an End").
Well, you've had a week to vote on Eric Clapton's best guitar album, and here are the results. The first two albums, I'd say, were favorites, but it really was a guessing game after that. You'll find that his whole career is represented here -- minus his days with The Yardbirds.
Eric Clapton has earned a place on a very short list of guitar legends. Some people even went around calling him "God" back in '66. But what is THE Eric Clapton guitar album? Which one simply says it all or captures his style in a nutshell? Or which one would you take with you if you were going to live on a deserted island for 12 years, armed only with a Gibson Les Paul R-0 Reissue ... and an amp ... and maybe some sandwiches?