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“Live From Madison Square Garden” by Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood

Artist: Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood
Title: “Live From Madison Square Garden”
Label: Warner Music Group
Release Date: 5/19/2009
Genre: Rock
Rating: 4.5/5

Recorded over the course of a three night stint at New York’s Madison Square Garden comes “Eric Clapton – Steve Winwood”, and when it comes down to it, this is probably the closest thing that their fan base shall get to a Blind Faith reunion – at least for the time being. Blind Faith was another one of those early Rock super groups when such a term actually meant something a little more and found members of Cream partnered up with that of the same from bands like Traffic and Family and together they recorded one self titled album and stayed together for far too little a time. This recording is a celebration of the music that Clapton & Winwood made together with Ginger Baker and Rick Grech and to make it all the more interesting it also celebrates the prolific bodies of work that each of them delivered after the band broke up. Resultant of this fact we get a nice mixture of songs from the Clapton catalog along with the same from that of Winwood and believe me a number of the choices for the set list will surprise you.
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