Winwood and Clapton Perform ‘Can’t Find My Way Home’

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Winwood, Clapton 2007 CrossroadsWe can never give enough love to Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood, two esteemed members of British classic rock royalty.

The two originally recorded the Winwood-penned “Can’t Find My Way Home,” in 1969 as bandmates in the supergroup Blind Faith, which rose out of their previous bands, Traffic and Cream, respectively. (They were joined by former Cream drummer Ginger Baker and bass player Ric Grech. When Blind Faith disbanded after just the one album, Grech joined Winwood in the re-formed Traffic. Got it?)

This performance was from Clapton’s 2007 Crossroads Guitar Festival in Illinois, and also features Derek Trucks and Doyle Bramhall. Clapton and Winwood also teamed up several months’ later for three shows at Madison Square Garden.

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Both musicians have limited 2018 concert dates announced so far. Clapton had two unannounced performances in January: at a benefit concert for pal Paul Jones, and at a private concert in Paris. He has three other dates–all in July–that he’s announced. (Tickets are available here.)

Winwood begins a U.S. winter tour on Feb. 22 and a few overseas in June and July, one of which is supporting Clapton’s July 8 concert in London’s Hyde Park as part of the British Summer Time series. Will they share the stage and play the Blind Faith favorite that night? Here’s to more dates from both!

Winwood tickets are available here and here.

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  1. littlerock
    #1 littlerock 29 December, 2015, 00:44

    Great song, great collaboration… while Winwood seems to be very comfortable with a guitar I prefer him on the keyboards

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