Eric Clapton releases Jeff Beck collaboration Moon River – an emotional new single showcasing Beck’s masterful guitar work

Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck
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Eric Clapton has dropped his latest single – a cover of the classic Moon River – which features the unmistakable electric guitar excellence of the late Jeff Beck.

Released today (May 12), Moon River marks one of the final studio recordings committed to tape by Beck, having been recorded not long before the guitar icon’s passing earlier this year.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.