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Double DVD Commemorates 'Crossroads' Fest (Eric Clapton)

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Double DVD Commemorates 'Crossroads' Fest

More than four hours of footage from Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival" will make up a two-disc DVD set of highlights from the June benefit concert. Due Oct. 19 via Duck/Reprise/Warner Strategic Marketing, the release features footage of some of the greatest living guitarists, including Buddy Guy, Carlos Santana, Joe Walsh, Pat Metheny and Jeff Beck, as well as the event's esteemed host.

Staged at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, the all-star show was the finale of a three-day event that centered on guitarists and their craft. Proceeds benefited the Crossroads Centre, a chemical addiction treatment and education center founded by Clapton in 1997 on the island of Antigua. Royalties from the sale of the DVD will also benefit the non-profit facility.

Clapton is featured throughout the set in combination with such players as Guy, Santana, Beck, Robert Cray, Hubert Sumlin, Jimmie Vaughan, B.B. King and J.J. Cale. Others acts represented include ZZ Top, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Dan Tyminski, James Taylor, Vince Gill, Jerry Douglas, John Mayer, Larry Carlton, David Hildago, Steve Vai and Eric Johnson.

Along with performance footage in 5.1 Surround Sound, the DVD will boast artist interviews and a photo gallery. Highlights from "Crossroads Festival" will air Dec. 1 as a PBS special.

Here is the "Eric Clapton Crossroads Festival" DVD track list:

Disc one:
"Cocaine," Eric Clapton
"Love in Vain Blues," Robert Lockwood Jr.
"Killing Floor," Clapton, Robert Cray, Hubert Sumlin and Jimmie Vaughan
"Sweet Home Chicago," Clapton, Cray, Buddy Guy, Sumlin and Vaughan
"Six Strings Down," Clapton, Cray, Robert Randolph and Vaughan
"Rock Me Baby," Clapton, Guy, B.B. King and Vaughan
"I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow," Dan Tyminski and Ron Block
"Road to Nash Vegas," Tyminski and Block
"Copperline," James Taylor with Jerry Douglas
"Steamroller," Taylor and Joe Walsh
"Oklahoma Borderline," Vince Gill and Douglas
"What the Cowgirls Do," Gill and Douglas
"After Midnight," J.J. Cale with Clapton
"Call Me the Breeze," Cale with Clapton
"March," Robert Randolph & the Family Band
"Green Light Girl," Doyle Bramhall II
"Incident at Neshabur," Carlos Santana
"Jingo," Santana with Clapton
"City Love," John Mayer
"Your Body Is a Wonderland," Mayer

Disc two:
"Rag Bihag," Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
"Tones for Elvin Jones," John McLaughlin
"Josie," Larry Carlton
"Question and Answer," Pat Metheny
"Going Down Slow," Honeyboy Edwards
"Time Makes Two," Robert Cray
"Give Me Up Again," Jonny Lang
"Neighborhood," David Hildago
"Whispering a Prayer," Steve Vai
"Desert Rose," Eric Johnson
"Funk 49," Joe Walsh
"Rocky Mountain Way," Walsh
"I Shot the Sheriff," Clapton
"Blues in C," Clapton
"Cause We've Ended as Lovers," Clapton and Jeff Beck
"La Grange," ZZ Top
"Tush," ZZ Top


Looks like disc 1 is from the Saturday lineup, and disc 2 is from Sunday. Would have liked to see much more from the Sunday show - though still will pick this up.
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