A star-studded and diverse roster of artists has contributed to a new album paying homage to the music of Eric Clapton.
The aptly titled A Tribute to Eric Clapton will be released on June 17 and can be preordered now on CD, as a limited-edition gold-vinyl LP and via digital formats. The album features renditions of a dozen of the guitar legend's best-known songs, including tunes from his solo career and from his old bands The Yardbirds, Cream, Blind Faith and Derek and the Dominos.
Among the artists featured on the various tracks are Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen, Molly Hatchet, ex-Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer Artimus Pyle, longtime Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre, Great White's Jack Russell, former Rainbow singer Graham Bonnet, ex-E Street Band keyboardist David Sancious, Arthur Brown, Pat Travers, The Stooges' James Williamson, one-time Thin Lizzy guitarist Snowy White, and former Paul Revere and the Raiders frontman Mark Lindsay.
In advance of the album, a cover of Clapton's 1977 hit "Lay Down Sally" featuring veteran country star Sammy Kershaw and acclaimed session guitarist Albert Lee has been released via digital platforms.
Here's the full track list for A Tribute to Eric Clapton:
"Cocaine" -- Kirk Fletcher & Brian Auger
"Lay Down Sally" -- Sammy Kershaw & Albert Lee
"I Feel Free" -- Arthur Brown, James Williamson & Rat Scabies
"Sunshine of Your Love" -- dUg Pinnick & Eric Gales
"Let It Rain" -- Jack Russell & Sonny Landreth
"Wonderful Tonight" -- Oli Brown
"Layla" -- Molly Hatchet
"I Shot the Sheriff" -- Pat Travers, David Sancious & Artimus Pyle
"For Your Love" -- Mark Lindsay & Rick Nielsen
"Tears in Heaven" -- Ana Popovic
"White Room" -- Graham Bonnet & Snowy White
"Can't Find My Way Home" -- Shirley King & Martin Barre
Copyright © 2022, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.