Eric Clapton covering Bob Dylan – Happy Birthday Eric Clapton




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….Paul Simon writes great songs. George Harrison great songs, a lot of people, Eric Clapton produces wonderful music.
~Bob Dylan (Press Conference, July 1981)

 We celebrate Eric Clapton’s 72th Birthday with a collection of Bob Dylan covers, both live & studio versions.

Check out:

Sign Language – from “Crossroads” album:


Sign Language – Old Grey Whistle Test live – June 1977

Knocking On Heaven’s Door – Old Grey Whistle Test – June 1977

Knockin On Heavens Door – Live January 1990

Walk Out In The Rain (Bob Dylan & Helena Springs) – from the album “Backless” (1978)




“Walk Out In The Rain” – Live at the Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio July 12, 2004

“If I Don’t Be There By Morning” (Dylan, Helena Springs) – from “Just One Night” (1980)

Don’t Think Twice, It’s Allright- 30th Anniversary Concert – October 16, 1992

Born In Time – From the album “Pilgrim” (1998)




Eric Clapton and Lenny Kravitz recorded live at the White House in 1999


Not Dark Yet Liverpool Echo Arena 13th May 2009

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-Egil

 

One thought on “Eric Clapton covering Bob Dylan – Happy Birthday Eric Clapton”

  1. These are all great versions! … I’m usually fairly aware, but I confess I did not know that Dylan (with help) wrote “Walk Out In The Rain.” Always loved E.C.’s version. Did Bob ever record it?

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