Friday, February 29, 2008

Clapton and Winwood

Break Out Blind Faith, Hendrix at First Supergig - It wasn’t billed as a Blind Faith reunion, but Steve Winwood and Eric Clapton kicked off their three-night stand at New York’s Madison Square Garden Monday night with "Had To Cry Today". And through the course of their twenty-song set they’d cover the entire A-side of 1969’s Blind Faith — the only album by the supergroup — hitting "Can’t Find My Way Home," "Well … All Right" and "Presence of the Lord."

Whoa... Blind Faith is in my top 5 albums of all time so I know this was an extraordinary event. My good friend Frank saw one of the MSG concerts the other night and he is still reeling.



Stu Savory Sun Mar 02, 10:21:00 AM EST  

I wish I'd been at that concert, Susan. I'd be "Sitting on top of the world" ;-)

Sujaco Sun Mar 02, 02:48:00 PM EST  

Good one, Stu. It's strictly about the music and the music-makers. Fortunately this hasn't been a splashy media event so the purists are the ones appreciating this collaboration. And they did 3 Hendrix songs. Always a treat to hear from you.


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