A video featuring Eric Clapton performing the classic J.J. Cale tune “Cocaine,” taken from the new concert film recorded during the guitar legend’s run of special 70th birthday shows in London this past May, has premiered online.
The song is one of 17 tunes Clapton is seen playing on Slowhand at 70 Live at the Royal Albert Hall, which will be released on November 13 as a two-CD/DVD set, a two-CD/Blu-ray package and a Deluxe Edition featuring two CDs and two DVDs.
Slowhand at 70 was shot in high-def on May 21, 2015, at one of seven concerts Eric played at the famed Royal Albert Hall that month. The clip features Clapton performing an extended rendition of “Cocaine” with his backing band, which includes keyboardists Paul Carrack and Chris Stainton, bassist Nathan East and drummer Steve Gadd.
Other well-known songs performed during the show included “I Shot the Sheriff,” “Layla,” “Wonderful Tonight,” “Crossroads” and “Tears in Heaven.”
You can watch the “Cocaine” video now at Eagle Rock’s official YouTube channel.
Prior to its release on home video, Slowhand at 70 will be screened at select cinemas across Australia