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Eric Clapton|461 Ocean Boulevard

461 Ocean Boulevard

Eric Clapton

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461 Ocean Boulevard is Eric Clapton's second studio solo album, arriving after his side project of Derek and the Dominos and a long struggle with heroin addiction. Although there are some new reggae influences, the album doesn't sound all that different from the rock, pop, blues, country, and R&B amalgam of Eric Clapton. However, 461 Ocean Boulevard is a tighter, more focused outing that enables Clapton to stretch out instrumentally. Furthermore, the pop concessions on the album -- the sleek production, the concise running times -- don't detract from the rootsy origins of the material, whether it's Johnny Otis' "Willie and the Hand Jive," the traditional blues "Motherless Children," Bob Marley's "I Shot the Sheriff," or Clapton's emotional original "Let It Grow." With its relaxed, friendly atmosphere and strong bluesy roots, 461 Ocean Boulevard set the template for Clapton's '70s albums. Though he tried hard to make an album exactly like it, he never quite managed to replicate its charms.
© Stephen Thomas Erlewine /TiVo

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1
Motherless Children
00:04:50

Blind Willie Johnson, ComposerLyricist - TOM DOWD, Producer - Eric Clapton, Arranger, Work Arranger, MainArtist - Carl Radle, Arranger, Work Arranger

℗ 1974 Universal International Music B.V.

2
Give Me Strength
00:02:51

TOM DOWD, Producer - Eric Clapton, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist

℗ 1974 Universal International Music B.V.

3
Willie And The Hand Jive
00:03:29

TOM DOWD, Producer - Eric Clapton, MainArtist - Johnny Otis, ComposerLyricist

℗ 1974 Universal International Music B.V.

4
Get Ready
00:03:47

TOM DOWD, Producer - Eric Clapton, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Yvonne Elliman, ComposerLyricist

℗ 1974 Universal International Music B.V.

5
I Shot The Sheriff
00:04:23

George Terry, Guitar, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Albhy Galuten, Piano, AssociatedPerformer - TOM DOWD, Producer - Bob Marley, ComposerLyricist - Eric Clapton, Guitar, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Jamie Oldaker, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Dick Sims, Organ, AssociatedPerformer - Carl Radle, AssociatedPerformer, Bass (Vocal) - Yvonne Elliman, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1974 Universal International Music B.V.

6
I Can't Hold Out
00:04:11

ELMORE JAMES, ComposerLyricist - TOM DOWD, Producer - Eric Clapton, MainArtist

℗ 1974 Universal International Music B.V.

7
Please Be With Me
00:03:26

TOM DOWD, Producer - Eric Clapton, MainArtist - Charles Scott Boyer, ComposerLyricist

℗ 1974 Universal International Music B.V.

8
Let It Grow
00:04:57

George Terry, Guitar, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Albhy Galuten, Piano, Synthesizer, AssociatedPerformer - TOM DOWD, Producer - Eric Clapton, Guitar, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Jamie Oldaker, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Dick Sims, Organ, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Bernfield, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Carl Radle, AssociatedPerformer, Bass (Vocal) - Yvonne Elliman, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 1974 Universal International Music B.V.

9
Steady Rollin' Man
00:03:11

TOM DOWD, Producer - Eric Clapton, MainArtist - Robert Johnson, ComposerLyricist

℗ 1974 Universal International Music B.V.

10
Mainline Florida
00:04:04

George Terry, ComposerLyricist - TOM DOWD, Producer - Eric Clapton, MainArtist

℗ 1974 Universal International Music B.V.

Album Description

461 Ocean Boulevard is Eric Clapton's second studio solo album, arriving after his side project of Derek and the Dominos and a long struggle with heroin addiction. Although there are some new reggae influences, the album doesn't sound all that different from the rock, pop, blues, country, and R&B amalgam of Eric Clapton. However, 461 Ocean Boulevard is a tighter, more focused outing that enables Clapton to stretch out instrumentally. Furthermore, the pop concessions on the album -- the sleek production, the concise running times -- don't detract from the rootsy origins of the material, whether it's Johnny Otis' "Willie and the Hand Jive," the traditional blues "Motherless Children," Bob Marley's "I Shot the Sheriff," or Clapton's emotional original "Let It Grow." With its relaxed, friendly atmosphere and strong bluesy roots, 461 Ocean Boulevard set the template for Clapton's '70s albums. Though he tried hard to make an album exactly like it, he never quite managed to replicate its charms.
© Stephen Thomas Erlewine /TiVo

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