I know -- all you really want are links to bootlegged recordings, right? So here's another with tenuous local ties: Derek And The Dominos recorded live in Cincinnati on November 26, 1970.
Sure, Eric Clapton has recorded at the very same famous Dallas address, 508 Park Avenue, where Robert Johnson laid down "Hellhound on My Trail" and "Traveling Riverside Blues," among many other immortals 70 years ago this very summer. And, yes, he has often performed Oak Cliff legend Aaron "T-Bone" Walker's standard "Call it Stormy Monday," a live-in-1977 recording of which is even available on the 1996 boxed set Crossroads 2. But this version, performed during a set at which not a note of Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs was heard, is better -- rougher, given the audience-recording quality, but better. --Robert Wilonsky
We Believe Local Journalism is Critical to the Life of a City
Engaging with our readers is essential to the Observer's mission. Make a financial contribution or sign up for a newsletter, and help us keep telling Dallas's stories with no paywalls.