Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007 DVD Due 20 November

Double-DVD Captures Highlights from Festival With Performances and Collaborations by Guitar Wizards Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Jeff Beck, John Mayer, Robert Cray, Robbie Robertson, Sheryl Crow, Derek Trucks and More

Available From Rhino Entertainment November 20 2007 in the U.S.
International releases are expected the same week

(LOS ANGELES) Three years ago, Eric Clapton assembled a who’s who of guitar masters for the first Crossroads Guitar Festival, raising funds for the Crossroads Centre, Antigua, a chemical dependency treatment and education facility Clapton founded. The sold-out show yielded a double-DVD that has been certified platinum eight times on the way to becoming one of the world’s top-selling music DVDs.

In a second stunning effort earlier this year, Clapton invited old friends and new for the Crossroads Guitar Festival in Chicago. The all-star cast featured Steve Winwood, B.B. King, Willie Nelson, Jeff Beck, Vince Gill, Sheryl Crow, Buddy Guy, Derek Trucks, John Mayer, Doyle Bramhall II, and more. Rhino Entertainment captured every angle with a two-DVD set chronicling that scorching summer day in Chicago with CROSSROADS GUITAR FESTIVAL 2007 FROM CHICAGO. Released November 20, the two-disc DVD will be available at regular retailers and at for a suggested list price of $29.99.

Filmed in HD, the DVDs contain four hours of legendary musicians performing alone and jamming together, along with remarkable footage taken backstage at this six-string summit. Clapton says he created the event so his friends and contemporaries could have fun and play together for a good cause. ‘The Crossroads Festival is the realization of a dream for me, to gather a group of amazingly talented musicians to perform onstage,’ he explains. ‘The Crossroads performers are all musicians I admire and respect.’

With 38 tracks, CROSSROADS showcases a wide range of artists from rock, country, jazz, and blues including performances by jazz fusionist John McLaughlin, roots rocker Albert Lee, Chicago blues legend Hubert Sumlin, hit-making singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow, Texas bluesman Jimmie Vaughan, slide guitarist Sonny Landreth, Latin rockers Los Lobos, and country star Vince Gill.

A seminar for guitar fanatics, Clapton’s set paid tribute to his close friend George Harrison with Isn’t It A Pity and revisited Derek and The Dominos with Tell The Truth. Jeff Beck delivered a mind-blowing instrumental set with Big Block. The Robert Cray Band was joined by Vaughn, Sumlin and B.B. King for Sitting On Top Of The World, Rock Me Baby, and Paying The Cost To Be The Boss; while young gun John Mayer flexed his skills with Belief and Gravity.

38 Tracks on Two DVDS – Filmed in HD

Introduction (Bill Murray)
Uberesso (Sonny Landreth)
Hell at Home (Sonny Landreth with Eric Clapton)
Maharina (John McLaughlin)
Rosie (Doyle Bramhall II)
Outside Woman Blues (Doyle Bramhall II)
Little by Little (Susan Tedeschi with The Derek Trucks Band)
Anyday (The Derek Trucks Band)
Highway 61 Revisited (Johnny Winter with The Derek Trucks Band)
Nobodysoul (Robert Randolph and the Family Band)
Poor Johnny (Robert Cray Band)
Dirty Work at the Crossroads (Jimmie Vaughan with the Robert Cray Band)
Sitting on Top of the World ( Hubert Sumlin with the Robert Cray Band and Jimmie Vaughan)
Paying the Cost To Be the Boss (B.B. King with the Robert Cray Band with Jimmie Vaughan and Hubert Sumlin)
Rock Me Baby (B.B. King with the Robert Cray Band with Jimmie Vaughan and Hubert Sumlin)
Sweet Thing (Vince Gill)
Country Boy (Albert Lee with Vince Gill)
If It Makes You Happy (Sheryl Crow with Vince Gill and Albert Lee)
Tulsa Time (Sheryl Crow with Eric Clapton, Vince Gill and Albert Lee)
Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain (Willie Nelson with Vince Gill and Albert Lee)
On the Road Again (Willie Nelson with Sheryl Crow, Vince Gill and Albert Lee)

Belief (John Mayer)
Gravity (John Mayer)
Don’t Worry Baby (Los Lobos)
Mas Y Mas (Los Lobos)
Cause We’ve Ended As Lovers (Jeff Beck)
Big Block (Jeff Beck)
Tell the Truth (Eric Clapton)
Isn’t It a Pity (Eric Clapton)
Little Queen of Spades (Eric Clapton)
Who Do You Love (Robbie Robertson with Eric Clapton)
Presence of the Lord (Steve Winwood with Eric Clapton)
Can’t Find My Way Home (Steve Winwood with Eric Clapton)
Had To Cry Today (Steve Winwood with Eric Clapton)
Dear Mr. Fantasy (Steve Winwood)
Crossroads (Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood)
Mary Had a Little Lamb (Buddy Guy)
Damn Right I’ve Got the Blues (Buddy Guy)
Sweet Home Chicago (Buddy Guy with Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, John Mayer, Hubert Sumlin, Jimmie Vaughan and Johnny Winter)

Press release courtesy of Warner Brothers (U.S.)
International releases also expected the week of 20 November 2007

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