Just One Night

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Although Eric Clapton has released a bevy of live albums, none of them have ever quite captured the guitarist's raw energy and dazzling virtuosity. The double live album Just One Night may have gotten closer to that elusive goal than most of its predecessors, but it is still lacking in many ways. The most notable difference between Just One Night and Clapton's other live albums is his backing band. Led by guitarist Albert Lee, the group is a collective of accomplished professionals who have managed to keep some grit in their playing. They help push Clapton along, forcing him to spit out crackling solos throughout the album. However, the performances aren't ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Although Eric Clapton has released a bevy of live albums, none of them have ever quite captured the guitarist's raw energy and dazzling virtuosity. The double live album Just One Night may have gotten closer to that elusive goal than most of its predecessors, but it is still lacking in many ways. The most notable difference between Just One Night and Clapton's other live albums is his backing band. Led by guitarist Albert Lee, the group is a collective of accomplished professionals who have managed to keep some grit in their playing. They help push Clapton along, forcing him to spit out crackling solos throughout the album. However, the performances aren't consistent on Just One Night -- there are plenty of dynamic moments like "Double Trouble" and "Rambling on My Mind," but they are weighed down by pedestrian renditions of songs like "All Our Past Times." Nevertheless, more than any other Clapton live album, Just One Night suggests the guitarist's in-concert potential. It's just too bad that the recording didn't occur on a night when he did fulfill all of that potential.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/10/1996
  • Label: Polydor / Umgd
  • UPC: 731453182721
  • Catalog Number: 531827
  • Sales rank: 41,142

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Eric Clapton Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Albert Lee Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, Track Performer
Dave Markee Bass, Bass Guitar
Henry Spinetti Drums
Chris Stainton Keyboards
Technical Credits
J.J. Cale Composer
Leon Russell Composer
Michael Kamen Composer
Jon Astley Producer, Engineer
Marcy Levy Composer
Big Maceo Merriweather Composer
Eric Clapton Arranger, Composer, Producer
Robert Johnson Composer
Don Robey Composer
George Terry Composer
Joe Medwick Composer
Traditional Composer
David Stewart Art Direction, Cover Design
Daniel Flowers Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    clapton

    a very good cd

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    One Disc Could Do

    As the main review states, the recording is a tad inconsistent. If they had placed the excellent rendition of After Midnight on disc two, you would end up with a very enjoyable live collection. Disc two provides the finest guitar work that made Clapton what he is (was). No doubt, the live Cocaine and (surprisingly) Blues Power versions certainly provide the energy a live performance exudes. No, he may not be 'God', but my personal collection is blessed with his achievements.

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