Concert Details

7 December 1978 – Eric Clapton & His Band


Venue: Guildford Civic Hall

City: Guildford, Surrey

Country: United Kingdom

Band Lineup:

Eric Clapton – Guitar / Vocals
George Terry – Guitar
Dick Sims – Keyboards
Carl Radle – Bass
Jamie Oldaker – Drums


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Show Notes:

Final night of the Backless Tour. Filmed with one camera and on two-track Nagra audio recorder.

The band travelled in private rail carriages hired from the Orient Express for the European Leg of the Backless Tour. Filmmaker Rex Pike was given unprecidented access on-state and off to film a fly-on-the-wall style documentary. Over 120 rolls of film were shot across Europe and in England. Edited to roughly 2 hours, “Eric Clapton And His Rolling Hotel” was shown at a few film festivals, but never released.  

Special Guest(s):

Pinetop Perkins, Jerry Portnoy and Bob Margolin*

George Harrison and Elton John**

Set List:

01. Loving You is Sweeter Than Ever
02. Worried Life Blues
03. Badge
04. Tulsa Time
05. Early in the Morning
06. Wonderful Tonight
07. Crossroads
08. Cocaine
09. Double Trouble
10. Layla
11. Standing Around Crying*
12. Sad Sad Day*
13. Further On Up the Road**

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