He was one of the greatest electric blues guitarists of his time, but Michael Bloomfield is nearly forgotten today. His friend and collaborator Al Kooper hopes to change that with the new box-set retrospective From His Head to His Heart to His Hands.
In the new March issue, we celebrate the 50 greatest guitar moments of Eric Clapton's five-decade career — from the Yardbirds to Cream to Derek and the Dominos and beyond. We also take a look at how the Allman Brothers Band were almost torn apart due to Duane Allman sitting in with Clapton for Derek and the Dominos' Layla album sessions in 1970.
Just as “Crossroads” introduced a new generation of music fans to the mystique of Robert Johnson, Cream’s “Spoonful” brought extra exposure to Willie Dixon, who wrote the song, and Howlin’ Wolf, who originally recorded it in 1960.
These videos are bonus content related to the March 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now, or in our online store.