Deluxe Revised

by Eric Clapton

Hal Leonard

Description Piano/Vocal/Chord arrangements for post-Cream Clapton tunes with a special section for lead guitar arrangements and this great family tree of Clapton bands.
Posted By Christopher Sung (9641)
Directory Books/Tab: Blues
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On 11/30/1999, Christopher Sung (9641) posted:
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This was one of the books that helped me to become a decent rock/blues player a year or two after I started playing. I'd give it a 5 except that it has no tablature (standard notation only) and perhaps might pale in comparison to the "note-for-note" Clapton transcription books out there. You can decide for yourself.

The main thing is that it has a section for Clapton solos and I used it to learn "Lay Down Sally" and a host of solos off the Layla album. Some are easy, some are hard, but sitting down with the records and this book really helped my playing.

This book also covers a fair amount of Clapton history and has a great family tree, linking Clapton to just about every British band from the 60's and early 70's (Zeppelin, the Who, Traffic, etc). Very informative.
Suitable for intermediate guitarists