Eric Clapton Classic Albums Timeline

1965

John Mayall with Eric Clapton Bluesbreakers

Not strictly the start of Eric's solo career but might as well be a seminal lead guitar album

Tracks
  1. All Your Love
  2. Hideaway
  3. Little Girl
  4. Another Man
  5. Double Crossing Time
  6. What'd I Say
  7. Key to Love
  8. Parchman Farm
  9. Have You Heard
  10. Ramblin' on My Mind
  11. Steppin' Out
  12. It Ain't Right
1970

Eric Clapton

Tracks
  1. Slunky 3:40
  2. Bad Boy 4:17
  3. Lonesome and a Long Way From Home 4:00
  4. After Midnight 3:15
  5. Easy Now 2:55
  6. Blues Power 3:45
  7. Bottle of Red Wine 2:55
  8. Lovin' You Lovin' Me 3:45
  9. Told You for the Last Time 2:30
  10. Don't Know Why 3:35
  11. Let It Rain 5:17
1973

Eric Clapton's Rainbow Concert

Live featurning Badge (from his Cream days) and Little Wing by Hendrix

Tracks
  1. Badge 3:29
  2. Roll It Over 6:53
  3. Presence of the Lord 5:37
  4. Pearly Queen 6:58
  5. After Midnight 5:11
  6. Little Wing 6:32
1974

461 Ocean Boulevard

Eric reinvents himself, gone are the blues boom excesses, here is the California soft rock Clapton. Genius!

Tracks
  1. Motherless Children 4:55
  2. Give Me Strength 2:51
  3. Willie and the Hand Jive 3:46
  4. Get Ready 3:50
  5. I Shot the Sheriff 4:30
  6. I Can't Hold Out 4:10
  7. Please Be With Me 3:25
  8. Let It Grow 4:57
  9. Steady Rollin' Man 3:14
  10. Mainline Florida 4:05
1975

There's one in Every Crowd

Tracks
  1. We've Been Told (Jesus Coming Soon) 4:30
  2. Swing Low Sweet Chariot 3:32
  3. Little Rachel 4:06
  4. Don't Blame Me 3:34
  5. The Sky Is Crying 3:56
  6. Singin' the Blues 3:23
  7. Better Make It Through Today 4:04
  8. Pretty Blue Eyes 4:47
  9. High 3:32
  10. Opposites 4:47
1976

No Reason to Cry

Tracks
  1. Beautiful Thing 4:24
  2. Carnival 3:41
  3. Sign Language 2:57
  4. County Jail Blues 3:58
  5. All Our Past Times 4:36
  6. Hello Old Friend 3:34
  7. Double Trouble 4:19
  8. Innocent Times 4:10
  9. Hungry 3:37
  10. Black Summer Rain 4:55
1977

Slowhand

Tracks
  1. Cocaine 3:38
  2. Wonderful Tonight 3:41
  3. Lay Down Sally 3:52
  4. Next Time You See Her 3:58
  5. We're All the Way 2:30
  6. The Core 8:42
  7. May You Never 2:57
  8. Mean Old Frisco 4:38
  9. Peaches and Diesel 4:48
1978

Backless

Tracks
  1. Walk Out in the Rain 4:10
  2. Watch Out for Lucy 3:24
  3. I'll Make Love to You Anytime 3:21
  4. Roll It 3:40
  5. Tell Me That You Love Me 3:30
  6. If I Don't Be There by Morning 4:35
  7. Early in the Morning 5:25
  8. Promises 3:01
  9. Golden Ring 3:30
  10. Tulsa Time 3:30
1981

Another Ticket

Tracks
  1. Something Special 2:36
  2. Black Rose 3:47
  3. Blow Wind Blow 2:59
  4. Another Ticket 5:50
  5. I Can't Stand It 4:08
  6. Hold Me Lord 3:27
  7. Floating Bridge 6:33
  8. Catch Me If You Can 4:24
  9. Rita Mae 5:02
1983

Money and Cigarettes

Tracks
  1. Everybody Oughta Make a Change 3:17
  2. The Shape You're In 4:10
  3. Ain't Gonna Down 4:02
  4. I've Got a Rock n' Roll Heart 3:13
  5. Man Overboard 3:47
  6. Pretty Girl 5:31
  7. Man in Love 2:47
  8. Crosscut Saw 3:31
  9. Slow Down Linda 4:16
  10. Crazy Country Hop 2:48
1985

Behind the Sun

Tracks
  1. She's Waiting 4:54
  2. See What Love Can Do 3:59
  3. Same Old Blues 8:12
  4. Knock on Wood 3:18
  5. Something's Happening 3:22
  6. Forever Man 3:12
  7. It All Depends 5:04
  8. Tangled in Love 4:07
  9. Never Make You Cry 6:05
  10. Just Like a Prisoner 5:30
  11. Behind the Sun 2:11
1986

August

Tracks
  1. It's in the Way That You Use It 4:10
  2. Run 3:38
  3. Tearing Us Apart 4:14
  4. Bad Influence 5:08
  5. Walk Away 3:51
  6. Hung Up on Your Love 3:53
  7. Take a Chance 4:52
  8. Hold On 4:55
  9. Miss You 5:05
  10. Holy Mother 4:54
  11. Behind the Mask 4:46
1989

Journeyman

Tracks
  1. Pretending 4:48
  2. Anything for Your Love 4:16
  3. Bad Love 5:11
  4. Running on Faith 5:27
  5. Hard Times 3:00
  6. Hound Dog 2:26
  7. No Alibis 5:32
  8. Run So Far 4:06
  9. Old Love 6:25
  10. Breaking Point 5:37
  11. Lead Me On 5:52
  12. Before You Accuse Me 3:55
1991

24 Nights

Live

Tracks
  1. Badge 6:51
  2. Running on Faith 6:49
  3. White Room 6:10
  4. Sunshine of Your Love 9:07
  5. Watch Yourself 5:39
  6. Have You Ever Loved a Woman 6:52
  7. Worried Life Blues 5:28
  8. Hoodoo Man 5:40
  9. Pretending 7:08
  10. Bad Love 6:25
  11. Old Love 13:01
  12. Wonderful Tonight 9:07
  13. Bell Bottom Blues 6:38
  14. Hard Times 3:45
  15. Edge of Darkness 6:29
1992

Unplugged

live and unplugged (acoustic set)

Tracks
  1. Signe 3:12
  2. Before You Accuse Me 3:44
  3. Hey Hey 3:16
  4. Tears in Heaven 4:34
  5. Lonely Stranger 5:28
  6. Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out 3:49
  7. Layla 4:46
  8. Running on Faith 6:29
  9. Walkin' Blues 3:37
  10. Alberta 3:42
  11. San Francisco Bay Blues 3:23
  12. Malted Milk 3:36
  13. Old Love 7:53
  14. Rollin' 'n' Tumblin' 4:11
1994

From the Cradle

Tracks
  1. Blues Before Sunrise 2:57
  2. Third Degree 5:08
  3. Reconsider Baby 3:20
  4. Hoochie Coochie Man 3:15
  5. Five Long Years 4:47
  6. I'm Tore Down 3:02
  7. How Long Blues 3:08
  8. Goin' Away Baby 4:01
  9. Blues Leave Me Alone 3:37
  10. Sinner's Prayer 3:20
  11. Motherless Child 2:57
  12. It Hurts Me Too 3:19
  13. Someday After a While 4:28
  14. Standin' Round Crying 3:38
  15. Driftin' 3:08
  16. Groaning the Blues 6:06
1998

Pilgrim

Tracks
  1. My Father's Eyes 5:24
  2. River of Tears 7:22
  3. Pilgrim 5:50
  4. Broken Hearted 7:52
  5. One Chance 5:55
  6. Circus 4:11
  7. Going Down Slow 5:19
  8. Fall Like Rain 3:50
  9. Born in Time 4:41
  10. Sick and Tired 5:43
  11. Needs His Woman 3:45
  12. She's Gone 4:45
  13. You Were There 5:31
  14. Inside of Me 5:25
2000

Riding With the King

The king in question is B.B.King

Tracks
  1. Riding With the King 4:23
  2. Ten Long Years 4:40
  3. Key to the Highway 3:39
  4. Marry You 4:59
  5. Three O'Clock Blues 8:36
  6. Help the Poor 5:06
  7. I Wanna Be 4:45
  8. Worried Life Blues 4:25
  9. Days of Old 3:00
  10. When My Heart Beats Like a Hammer 7:09
  11. Hold On I'm Coming 6:20
  12. Come Rain or Come Shine 4:11
2001

Reptile

Tracks
  1. Reptile 3:26
  2. Got You on My Mind 4:30
  3. Travelin' Light 4:17
  4. Believe in Life 5:05
  5. Come Back Baby 3:55
  6. Broken Down 5:25
  7. Find Myself 5:15
  8. I Ain't Gonna Stand for It 4:49
  9. I Want a Little Girl 2:58
  10. Second Nature 4:48
  11. Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight 4:47
  12. Modern Girl 4:49
  13. Superman Inside 5:07
  14. Son and Sylvia 4:43
2004

Me and Mr Johnson

Robert Johnson, the blues legend is the Mr Johnson in question and Eric reworks his tunes

Tracks
  1. When You Got a Good Friend 3:20
  2. Little Queen of Spades 4:58
  3. They're Red Hot 3:25
  4. Me and the Devil Blues 2:56
  5. Travelling Riverside Blues 4:31
  6. Last Fair Deal Gone Down 2:35
  7. Stop Breakin' Down Blues 2:30
  8. Milkcow's Calf Blues 3:18
  9. Kind Hearted Woman Blues 4:07
  10. Come on in My Kitchen 3:35
  11. If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day 3:27
  12. Love in Vain 4:02
  13. 32-20 Blues 2:59
  14. Hell Hound on My Trail 3:51
2005

Back Home

Tracks
  1. So Tired 4:47
  2. Say What You Will 4:35
  3. I'm Going Left 4:02
  4. Love Don't Love Nobody 7:13
  5. Revolution 5:00
  6. Love Comes to Everyone 4:35
  7. Lost and Found 5:21
  8. Piece of My Heart 4:22
  9. One Day 5:20
  10. One Track Mind 5:04
  11. Run Home to Me 6:18
  12. Back Home 3:32
2006

The Road to Escondido

with JJ Cale

Tracks
  1. Danger 5:32
  2. Heads in Georgia 4:09
  3. Missing Person 4:27
  4. When the War Is Over 3:48
  5. Sporting Life Blues 3:31
  6. Dead End Road 3:27
  7. It's Easy 4:17
  8. Hard to Thrill 5:10
  9. Anyway the Wind Blows 3:54
  10. Three Little Girls 2:44
  11. Don't Cry Sister 3:08
  12. Last Will and Testament 3:57
  13. Who Am I Telling You? 4:07
  14. Ride the River 4:34
2010

Clapton

unplugged again

Tracks
  1. Travelin' Alone 3:54
  2. Rocking Chair 4:04
  3. River Runs Deep 5:52
  4. Judgement Day 3:14
  5. How Deep Is the Ocean 5:30
  6. My Very Good Friend the Milkman 3:21
  7. Can't Hold Out Much Longer 4:09
  8. That's No Way to Get Along 6:07
  9. Everything Will Be Alright 3:52
  10. Diamonds Made From Rain 4:24
  11. When Somebody Thinks You're Wonderful 2:52
  12. Hard Times Blues 3:45
  13. Run Back to Your Side 5:17
  14. Autumn Leaves 5:39
2013

Old Sock

Tracks
  1. Further on Down the Road with Taj Mahal (harmonica
  2. banjo)
  3. Angel with J.J. Cale (guitar
  4. vocals)
  5. The Folks Who Live on the Hill
  6. Gotta Get Over with Chaka Khan (vocals)
  7. Till Your Well Runs Dry
  8. All of Me with Paul McCartney (upright bass
  9. vocals)
  10. Born to Lose
  11. Still Got the Blues with Steve Winwood (Hammond organ)
  12. Goodnight Irene
  13. Your One and Only Man
  14. Every Little Thing
  15. Our Love Is Here to Stay
2016

I Still Do

Tracks
  1. Alabama Woman Blues
  2. Can't Let You Do It
  3. I Will Be There
  4. Spiral
  5. Catch the Blues
  6. Cypress Grove
  7. Little Man
  8. You've Had a Busy Day
  9. Stones in My Passway
  10. I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine
  11. I'll Be Alright
  12. Somebody's Knockin'
  13. I'll Be Seeing You

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