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Eric Clapton's "Sessions for Robert J" Due 7 December

Published // 23.Oct.04

On 7 December 2004, Warner Brothers will release a combined CD / DVD package entitled "Sessions For Robert J." This set is an audio / video companion to Eric Clapton's "Me and Mr. Johnson" CD released earlier this year.

Recorded during tour rehearsals in London and Dallas, in Los Angeles and the Dallas warehouse where blues legend Robert Johnson made some of his final recordings, the CD features 11 tracks. The DVD is performance / documentary with 14 tracks from which the 11 CD selections are taken. Five Robert Johnson songs were not included on "Me and Mr. Johnson" - "Sweet Home Chicago," "Terraplane Blues," "From Four Until Late," "Ramblin' On My Mind," and "Stones In My Passway."

Clapton is seen performing the songs with his touring band, acoustically with Doyle Bramhall and solo as well as discussing Johnson and his influence.

CD TRACKLIST:
01. Sweet Home Chicago
02. Milkcow's Calf Blues
03. Terraplane Blues
04. If I Had Possession Over Judgment Day
05. Stop Breakin' Down Blues
06. Little Queen Of Spades
07. Traveling Riverside Blues
08. Me And The Devil Blues
09. From Four Until Late
10. Kindhearted Woman Blues
11. Ramblin' On My Mind

The DVD features performances of the following songs:
Kindhearted Woman Blues,
They're Red Hot,
Hellhound On My Trail,
Sweet Home Chicago,
When You Got A Good Friend,
Milkcow's Calf Blues,
If I Had Possession Over Judgment Day,
Stop Breakin' Down Blues,
Terraplane Blues,
Me And The Devil Blues,
From Four Until Late,
Love In Vain,
Ramblin' On My Mind,
Stones In My Passway.

(DVD is compatible with Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby 2.0 Stereo, Stereo PCM and DTS 5.1).