January 21, 2013 | MP3 320 kbps ~ 362 MB | FLAC ~ 2 GB | Cover
Genre: anniversary edition, blues, remastered, rock
Eric Clapton gained the nickname вЂњSlowhandвЂќ from Giorgio Gomelsky in the 1960s, once recalling that the impresario and Yardbirds manager coined it вЂњas a good pun. He kept saying I was a fast player, so he put together the вЂ?slow handclapвЂ™ phrase [when a restless audience claps slowly hoping the performer will arrive onstage] into вЂ?SlowhandвЂ™ as a play on words.вЂќ Clapton fully embraced the name in 1977 as the title of his fifth studio album as a solo artist, following stints in the Yardbirds, John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith, Delaney and Bonnie and Friends, and Derek & the Dominos.
Recorded for Robert StigwoodвЂ™s RSO Records, Slowhand yielded three hit singles and a No. 2 berth on the Billboard 200. One of ClaptonвЂ™s most..