19 Nov 06
In support of their joint album, "The Road To Escondido", Eric Clapton and J.J. Cale recently sat down for an on-camera interview in Los Angeles. In it, the men discuss how they became aware of each other’s music in the sixties, the sound that came out of Tulsa, Oklahoma, the songs "After Midnight" and "Cocaine," how their album came about, the recording process, the 2004 Crossroads Guitar Festival and more. Eric even talks about his time with Delaney & Bonnie and Blind Faith and working with Doyle Bramhall and Derek Trucks. The interview runs approximately 30 minutes.
The interview can also be viewed at the AT&T Blue Room website. Blue Room has the entire interview divided into chapters titled "Getting Together," "Tulsa,"Life After Cream," and "The Road To Escondido."