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Meet you at the “Crossroads”…

21 Jul

The ever-observant NOLAGirl sent me a red hot alert on the fact that John Mayer did the GMA Concert in the Park yesterday morning and concluded his performance with none other than Eric Clapton on a duet of Crossroads.

  Clayer – Crossroads

I love to see talented legends like Clapton playing and mentoring with younger impresarios and proteges.  As B.B. King was to Eric Clapton, so he is to John Mayer and others.  While Clapton is notoriously aloof and complex, he is often found performing with new artists as well as other established artists.  That’s what happens when you’re “all about the music”.

For John Mayer’s complete GMA performances, click here.

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6 Comments

Posted by on July 21, 2007 in Eric Clapton, John Mayer

 

6 responses to “Meet you at the “Crossroads”…

  1. Shrewspeaks

    July 21, 2007 at 10:32 am

    Ahhhh Clapton…although I am normally attracted to youngsters such as Mayer…Clapton has, for a decade or more been what I would call…well, an object of affection.

     
  2. Colette

    July 21, 2007 at 11:10 am

    What a treasure! thanks so much MM. I sometimes have my doubts about Mr. Mayer, but this is a total gem. You’re so right about the mentoring. They call it in spiritual circles “transmission” — the mojo from one holy man/woman to another. Transmit those blues, Eric! (Or should I call you by your old nickname: God!)

     
  3. morewines

    July 21, 2007 at 2:03 pm

    Too Cool!

    That would have been a performance
    to see.

     
  4. nolagirl

    July 21, 2007 at 4:24 pm

    Glad you liked it! ;)

     
  5. Little Deb

    July 22, 2007 at 6:03 am

    Wow, wish I would have been there for that one. Thanks nolagirl. Don’t know if anyone has heard this cd, but it’s a favorite of mine. Road to Escondido – Eric Clapton and JJ Cale. John Mayer co-wrote the following song with Clapton (even though the u-tube says it was written by Cale) and plays on the cd.

    Hard to Thrill

    some info about the cd.

    http://www.chartattack.com/damn/2006/10/0303.cfm

    My favorite song on the cd (it’s just a “fun, sing along thing”)

    Ride the River

     
  6. manders!

    July 26, 2007 at 2:44 pm

    Thank you NOLAgirl! I think I just returned from heaven watching that vid.

    Shrew, I’d so still girl fight you for Clapton. (wink)

     

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