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Old Sock

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Released  12 March 2013
Length  68:16
Release date  12 March 2013
Genres  Blues, Rock music, Reggae
Recorded  2012-2013
Artist  Eric Clapton
Label  Surfdog Records
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Old Sock (2013)  The Breeze An Appreciation of JJ Cale (2014)
Producers  Eric Clapton, Doyle Bramhall II, Justin Stanley
Similar  Eric Clapton albums, Blues albums

Eric clapton old sock 2013 full album


Old Sock is the twenty-first studio album by Eric Clapton. It includes the two new compositions "Gotta Get Over" and "Every Little Thing", as well as covers. Several notable musicians were involved in the album, including Steve Winwood, JJ Cale and Paul McCartney.

Contents

Background

It includes two new compositions ("Gotta Get Over" and "Every Little Thing"), and covers of some of his favourite songs from childhood to the current day. Several notable musicians were involved in the album, including Steve Winwood, JJ Cale and Paul McCartney. This is Cale's final major recorded contribution before his death in July 2013. It reached No. 11 in the UK Album Chart and No. 7 in the U.S. Clapton explained in an interview with the BBC that he came up with the album title after a conversation with David Bowie. The album cover is a selfie Clapton took with his iPhone while on holiday in Antigua.

Track listing

  1. "Further on Down the Road" (featuring Taj Mahal) (Taj Mahal, Jesse E. Davis)
  2. "Angel" (featuring J.J. Cale) (Cale)
  3. "The Folks Who Live on the Hill" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern)
  4. "Gotta Get Over" (featuring Chaka Khan) (Doyle Bramhall II, Justin Stanley, Nikka Costa)
  5. "Till Your Well Runs Dry" (Peter Tosh)
  6. "All of Me" (Featuring Paul McCartney) (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons)
  7. "Born to Lose" (Ted Daffan)
  8. "Still Got the Blues" (featuring Steve Winwood) (Gary Moore)
  9. "Goodnight Irene" (Huddie Ledbetter, John A. Lomax, Sr.)
  10. "Your One and Only Man" (Otis Redding)
  11. "Every Little Thing" (Doyle Bramhall II, Justin Stanley, Nikka Costa)
  12. "Our Love Is Here to Stay" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
  13. "No Sympathy" (Bonus Track) (Tosh)

Personnel

  • Eric Clapton – vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar, dobro, mandolin
  • Doyle Bramhall II – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, slide guitar, mandolin, backing vocals
  • J.J. Cale – guitar and vocals on "Angel"
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel, mandolin
  • Taj Mahal – harmonica and banjo on "Further on Down the Road"
  • Willie Weeks – bass guitar, upright bass
  • Paul McCartney – upright bass and vocals on "All of Me"
  • Matt Chamberlain – drums
  • Steve Gadd – drums
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Abe Laboriel Jr – drums
  • Henry Spinetti – drums
  • Simon Climie – percussion, piano
  • Justin Stanley – clavinet, mellotron, drums
  • Walt Richmond – upright piano, keyboards
  • Chris Stainton – clavinet, Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Hammond B3 organ
  • Steve Winwood – Hammond B3 organ on "Still Got the Blues"
  • Tim Carmon – Hammond B3 organ, chord organ
  • Matt Rollings – keyboards
  • Frank Marocco – accordion
  • Gabe Witcher – fiddle
  • Stephen "Doc" Kupka – baritone saxophone
  • Joseph Sublett – tenor saxophone
  • Nicholas Lane – trombone
  • Sal Cracchiolo – trumpet
  • Sharon White – backing vocals
  • Michelle John – backing vocals
  • Chaka Khan – guest vocals on "Gotta Get Over"
  • Julie Clapton – guest vocals
  • Ella Clapton – guest vocals
  • Sophie Clapton – guest vocals
  • Nikka Costa – guest vocals
  • Wendy Moten – guest vocals
  • Lisa Vaughan – guest vocals
  • Nick Ingman – string arrangements and conductor
  • Isobel Griffiths – strings contractor
  • Perry Montague-Mason – strings leader
  • Thomas Bowes – strings leader
  • Production

  • Producers – Doyle Bramhall II, Eric Clapton, Simon Climie and Justin Stanley.
  • Recorded by Simon Climie, Alan Douglas, Steve Price and Justin Stanley.
  • Assistant Engineers – Nick Cervonaro, Martin Cooke, Fiona Cruickshank, Joel Evenden, Alex Graupera, Joe Kearns, Paul LaMalfa, Kevin Mills, Harry Rutherford and Kyle Stevens.
  • Mixed by Simon Climie
  • Recorded at Air Lyndhurst Hall and Angel Studios (London, England).
  • Mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering (Portland, ME).
  • Production Coordinator and Musician Contactors – Debbie Johnson and Shari Sutcliffe.
  • Cover and Photography by Eric Clapton
  • Design – Catherine Roylance, Noiseland Industries.
  • Songs

    1Further on Down the Road5:44
    2Angel3:54
    3The Folks Who Live on the Hill3:46

    References

    Old Sock Wikipedia


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