2159 On Tour With Eric Clapton – Delaney & Bonnie & Friends (1970)

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On Tour With Eric Clapton.

On Tour With Eric Clapton is a live album recorded by Delaney & Bonnie & Friends that features Eric Clapton on lead guitar and vocals. It was recorded live at Fairfield Halls in Croydon in December 1969. The band’s personnel included several musicians who would later work on George Harrison’s All Things Must Pass album. The band included Jim Gordon, Bobby Keys, Carl Radle, Jim Price, Bobby Whitlock and Dave Mason. George Harrison joined the band for six dates of the tour including two concerts at Fairfield Halls. The album features George Harrison on guitar. It was produced by Jimmy Miller and Delaney Bramlett and was released on the Atco label in 1970. The album cover features a photo of Bob Dylan’s feet hanging out of a car window. The album reached number twenty-nine on the Billboard chart and number thirty-nine on the UK album chart. A four-disc boxset of the album was released in 2010. It includes both shows recorded at Fairfield Halls as well as a live performances from Colston Hall in Bristol which also features George Harrison on guitar. The box set also includes a recording of the concert at The Royal Albert Hall in London on 1 December 1969. That recording does not feature George Harrison who had not yet joined the band. However, both Ringo Starr and George Harrison attended the concert.

Tracklist
Side 1
1) Things Get Better
2) Poor Elijah
3) Only You Know And I Know
4) I Don’t Want To Discuss It
Side 2
1) That’s What My Man Is For
2) Where There’s A Will There’s A Way
3) Comin’ Home
4) Little Richard Medley

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2157 Roll Away The Stone – Leon Russell (1970)

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Roll Away The Stone.

This song was written by Leon Russell and Greg Dempsey. It was first recorded by Leon Russell in 1969. It was recorded at Olympic Studios in London. The recording features George Harrison on guitar and Ringo Starr on drums. The recording also features Eric Clapton, Bill Wyman and Steve Winwood. It was released in 1970 on Leon Russell’s debut album, Leon Russell. Roll Away The Stone was also released as a single in 1970 with Hummingbird on the B-side.

2156 Pisces Apple Lady – Leon Russell (1970)

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Leon Russell.

This song was written by Leon Russell. It was one of the songs he wrote for Apple Records employee Chris O’Dell. Chris O’Dell was dating Leon Russell at the time. George Harrison later wrote the song Miss O’Dell for Chris O’Dell. Pisces Apple Lady was recorded by Leon Russell in 1969 and was released on his debut album Leon Russell in 1970. Pisces Apple Lady was released as the B-side to Delta Lady in the UK in 1971.

2155 Delta Lady – Leon Russell (1970)

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Delta Lady.

This song was written by Leon Russell. It was first recorded by him in 1969. It was recorded at Olympic Studios in London. The recording features George Harrison on guitar and Ringo Starr on drums. The recording also features Eric Clapton, Bill Wyman and Steve Winwood. It was released on Leon Russell’s 1970 debut album Leon Russell.  Delta Lady was released as a single in the UK in 1971. The B-side was Pisces Apple Lady.

2154 Hummingbird – Leon Russell (1970)

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Ringo Starr and Chris O’Dell.

Hummingbird was written by Leon Russell. It is one of the songs he wrote for Chris O’Dell. Chris O’Dell was an Apple Records employee who was dating Leon Russell at the time. George Harrison later wrote the song Miss O’Dell for Chris O’Dell. Hummingbird was recorded at Olympic Studios in London in 1969. It was released on album Leon Russell in 1970. Hummingbird was also released as the B-side to Roll Away The Stone in 1970.

2153 Shoot Out On The Plantation – Leon Russell (1970)

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Leon Russell.

This song was written by Leon Russell. It was first recorded by him in 1969. It was recorded at Olympic Studios in London. The recording features George Harrison on guitar, Ringo Starr on drums and Klaus Voormann on bass. It was released on Leon Russell’s debut album Leon Russell in 1970.

2152 I Put A Spell On You – Leon Russell (1970)

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Leon Russell.

I Put A Spell On You (not to be confused with the Screamin’ Jay Hawkins song of the same name) was written by Leon Russell . It was recorded at Olympic Studios in London in 1969. The recording features George Harrison on guitar. The recording also features Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman of The Rolling Stones. It was released on Leon Russell’s debut album Leon Russell in 1970.