Eric Clapton / Give Me Strength The '74/'75 Recordings Box Set

£80.00

Give Me Strength six-disc deluxe edition. New and sealed.

Rare and out-of-print 5-CD/1 blu-ray audio disc box set featuring:

  • A 60-page hardbound book with extensive liner notes and packed with rare photos and behind-the-scene images.
  • Rare, unreleased outtakes from 461 Ocean Boulevard and There's One In Every Crowd.
  • E.C. Was Here remixed and expanded features live tracks from Long Beach Arena (including unreleased versions of Crossroads, I Shot The Sheriff, Layla and Little Wing), the Hammersmith Odeon, Nassau Coliseum and Providence Civic Center.
  • The Freddie King Criteria Studio Sessions featuring the previously unreleased versions of 'Boogie Funk' and the full unreleased 22 minute version of 'Gambling Woman Blues.'
  • A blu-ray disc featuring a new 5.1 Surround Sound mix of 461 Ocean Boulevard and original quadrophonic mixes of 461 Ocean Boulevard and There's One In Every Crowd.
  • Extensive Liner Notes by John Lynskey

DISC ONE – 461 OCEAN BOULEVARD expanded version

  • 1 MOTHERLESS CHILDREN
  • 2 GIVE ME STRENGTH
  • 3 WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE
  • 4 GET READY
  • 5 I SHOT THE SHERIFF
  • 6 I CAN’T HOLD OUT
  • 7 PLEASE BE WITH ME
  • 8 LET IT GROW
  • 9 STEADY ROLLIN’ MAN
  • 10 MAINLINE FLORIDA

Session out-takes:

  • 11 AIN’T THAT LOVIN’ YOU
  • 12 MEET ME (DOWN AT THE BOTTOM)
  • 13 LONESOME ROAD BLUES (WALKIN’ DOWN THE ROAD)
  • 14 GETTING ACQUAINTED (previously unreleased)
  • 15 GETTING ACQUAINTED 2 (TOO LATE) (previously unreleased)
  • 16 ERIC AFTER HOURS BLUES
  • 17 PLEASE BE WITH ME (ACOUSTIC) (previously unreleased)
  • 18 GIVE ME STRENGTH (DOBRO 1) (previously unreleased) 

DISC TWO – THERE’S ONE IN EVERY CROWD expanded version

  • 1 WE’VE BEEN TOLD (JESUS IS COMING SOON)
  • 2 SWING LOW SWEET CHARIOT
  • 3 LITTLE RACHEL
  • 4 DON’T BLAME ME
  • 5 THE SKY IS CRYING
  • 6 SINGIN’ THE BLUES
  • 7 BETTER MAKE IT THROUGH TODAY
  • 8 PRETTY BLUE EYES
  • 9 HIGH
  • 10 OPPOSITES

Session out-takes:

  • 11 BURIAL (previously unreleased)
  • 12 WHAT’CHA GONNA DO
  • 13 I FOUND A LOVE
  • 14 (WHEN THINGS GO WRONG) IT HURTS ME TOO
  • 15 FOOLS LIKE ME (previously unreleased)

Non-album single release:

  • 16 KNOCKIN’ ON HEAVEN’S DOOR
  • 17 SOMEONE LIKE YOU 

DISC THREE – E.C. WAS HERE remixed and expanded version

  • 1 SMILE (Recorded at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, California, July 20, 1974)
  • 2 HAVE YOU EVER LOVED A WOMAN (Recorded at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, California, July 19, 1974)
  • 3 PRESENCE OF THE LORD (Recorded at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, California, July 20, 1974)
  • 4 CROSSROADS (previously unreleased -Recorded at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, California, July 20, 1974)
  • 5 I SHOT THE SHERIFF (previously unreleased – Recorded at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, California, July 20, 1974)
  • 6 LAYLA (previously unreleased – Recorded at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, California, July 20, 1974)
  • 7 LITTLE WING (previously unreleased – Recorded at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, California, July 20, 1974)
  • 8 CAN’T FIND MY WAY HOME (Recorded at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, California, July 20, 1974)
  • 9 DRIFTIN’ BLUES / RAMBLIN’ ON MY MIND (Recorded at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, California, July 20, 1974)

DISC FOUR – E.C. WAS HERE remixed and expanded version

  • 1 RAMBLIN’ ON MY MIND / HAVE YOU EVER LOVED A WOMAN (Recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon, London, December 4, 1974)
  • 2 WILLIE AND THE HAND JIVE / GET READY (Recorded at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, California, July 20, 1974)
  • 3 THE SKY IS CRYING / HAVE YOU EVER LOVED A WOMAN / RAMBLIN’ ON MY MIND (Recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon, London, December 5, 1974)
  • 4 BADGE (Recorded at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale New York, June 28, 1975)
  • 5 DRIFTIN’ BLUES (Recorded at Providence Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island, June 25, 1975)
  • 6 EYESIGHT TO THE BLIND / WHY DOES LOVE GOT TO BE SO SAD (Recorded at Providence Civic Center Providence, Rhode Island, June 25, 1975)
  • 7 FURTHER ON UP THE ROAD (Recorded at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale New York, June 28, 1975)

DISC FIVE – THE FREDDIE KING CRITERIA STUDIOS SESSIONS

  • 1 SUGAR SWEET
  • 2 TV MAMA
  • 3 BOOGIE FUNK (previously unreleased)
  • 4 GAMBLING WOMAN BLUES (previously unreleased full length version)

DISC SIX – (BLU-RAY AUDIO)

  • 1. 461 OCEAN BOULEVARD Elliot Scheiner 5.1 Surround Sound mix (previously unreleased). 5.1 Surround Mix by Elliot Scheiner at The Eyeball.
  • 2. 461 OCEAN BOULEVARD original quadraphonic mix.  Mixed by Tom Dowd at Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, Florida, January 1975.
  • 3. THERE’S ONE IN EVERY CROWD original quadraphonic mix. Mixed by Tom Dowd at Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, Florida, January 1975.

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