KFIX Rock News: Upcoming DVD To Focus On Eric Clapton’s 1970s Work

Eric-Clapton_1975A new DVD taking a look at the music Eric Clapton made during the 1970s will be released on March 11.

Eric Clapton: The 1970s Review focuses on the guitar legend’s stylistic transition and emergence as a solo artist following his work with the 1960s supergroups Cream and Blind Faith.

The documentary examines the influence that the Americana music of The Band had on Clapton, and also delves into his collaboration with Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett and Friends, his formation of Derek and the Dominos with Duane Allman and the establishment of his full-fledged solo career.

The video features rare concert footage, as well as archival and new conversations with Bonnie Bramlett, Derek and the Dominos keyboardist Bobby Whitlock, producer Bill Halverson, former Clapton sideman George Terry, biographer Marc Roberty, renowned rock journalist Anthony DeCurtis and more.

The DVD runs 151 minutes and is available for pre-order now at SeeofSound.com for a discounted price of $14.96.

The video is a sequel to a DVD named Eric Clapton: The 1960s Review that was released in 2010.

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