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From The Cradle: Who Wrote The Songs?

With his 1994 CD From The Cradle, Eric Clapton played homage to the blues. When listening to the CD, it is clear that Eric’s inspiration for some songs came from a recording by someone other than the original artist. Clear examples of this are Muddy Waters’ version of “Hoochie Coochie Man”, Otis Rush’s “Groaning The Blues”, Elmore James on “Blues Before Sunrise”, and Ray Charles for “Sinner’s Prayer”.

The composers of songs on Eric Clapton's 1994 CD, From The Cradle are:

SONG TITLE COMPOSER(S)
Blues Before Sunrise Leroy Carr
Blues Leave Me Alone James Lane
Driftin’ Charles Brown, Johnny Moore, Eddie Williams
Five Long Years Eddie Boyd
Goin’ Away Baby James Lane
Groaning The Blues Willie Dixon
Hoochie Coochie Man Willie Dixon
How Long Blues Leroy Carr
I’m Tore Down Sonny Thompson
It Hurts Me Too Elmore James
Reconsider Baby Lowell Fulson
Sinner’s Prayer Lowell Glenn and Lowell Fulson
Someday After A While Freddie King
Standin' Round Cryin' McKinley Morganfield (Muddy Waters)
Third Degree Eddie Boyd and Willie Dixon
Motherless Child Unknown

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