Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars Blu-Ray Disc
Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars Blu-Ray Disc

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Eric Clapton Documentary On Blu-Ray!

Blu-Ray Disc Plays on Blu-Ray Players ONLY!

2019 Grammy Award Nominee:
• Best Music Film


This documentary contextualizes Eric Clapton’s role in contemporary music and cultural history. Told through his own words, it reflects on his traumatic childhood, his difficult struggle with drugs and alcohol, the loss of his son and how he always found his inner strength and healing in music. It features extensive interviews with Clapton himself, along with his family, friends, musical collaborators, contemporaries and heroes – including late music icons B.B. King, Jimi Hendrix and George Harrison. Directed by Oscar winner Lili Fini Zanuck.

Eric Clapton is the only ever three-time-inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, is an 18-time Grammy Award winner and widely renowned as one of the greatest performers of all time. But behind the scenes is restlessness and tragedy. Clapton's quest to grow his artistic voice left fans surprised as he constantly quit successful bands. His isolated pursuit of his craft, and fear of selling out, served as a catalyst for his evolution as an artist.

Life In 12 Bars boasts rarely-seen footage of the various groups that Clapton has played with, starting with The Yardbirds (‘I Wish You Would’) and John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers (a grainy TV performance of ‘Crocodile Walk’). There is a priceless early TV appearance by Cream, all smiles and blissed-out harmonies as they mime to their first hit, ‘I Feel Free’. And a cool Blind Faith rendition of ‘Presence Of The Lord’, filmed at their debut concert in Hyde Park, in 1969.

Rehearsal and recording sessions with Derek And The Dominos include a stretch with Duane Allman recording ‘Layla’, in which the American’s celebrated guitar part is lifted up to the top of the mix along with Clapton’s vocals. Lots of cameos and incidental performances over the years add colour to the musical story, ranging from footage of Clapton recording ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ with The Beatles, to him rehearsing a harmony vocal part, a cappella, with Chuck Berry while Keith Richards loons around in the background.

Bonus Feature:
Eric Clapton and Lili Fini Zanuck in conversation with Jools Holland

Features:
• Blu-Ray
• Region: A/B/C
• Blu-Ray Run Time: 159 minutes
• Video: 1080i High Definition 16.9 Screen Format
• Audio: Dual mono, LPCM Stereo*, DTS-HD Master Audio*
• Subtitles: English, Deutsch, Espanol, Francais
• Explicit Content

*Main Program
Description
Eric Clapton Documentary On Blu-Ray!

Blu-Ray Disc Plays on Blu-Ray Players ONLY!

2019 Grammy Award Nominee:
• Best Music Film


This documentary contextualizes Eric Clapton’s role in contemporary music and cultural history. Told through his own words, it reflects on his traumatic childhood, his difficult struggle with drugs and alcohol, the loss of his son and how he always found his inner strength and healing in music. It features extensive interviews with Clapton himself, along with his family, friends, musical collaborators, contemporaries and heroes – including late music icons B.B. King, Jimi Hendrix and George Harrison. Directed by Oscar winner Lili Fini Zanuck.

Eric Clapton is the only ever three-time-inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, is an 18-time Grammy Award winner and widely renowned as one of the greatest performers of all time. But behind the scenes is restlessness and tragedy. Clapton's quest to grow his artistic voice left fans surprised as he constantly quit successful bands. His isolated pursuit of his craft, and fear of selling out, served as a catalyst for his evolution as an artist.

Life In 12 Bars boasts rarely-seen footage of the various groups that Clapton has played with, starting with The Yardbirds (‘I Wish You Would’) and John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers (a grainy TV performance of ‘Crocodile Walk’). There is a priceless early TV appearance by Cream, all smiles and blissed-out harmonies as they mime to their first hit, ‘I Feel Free’. And a cool Blind Faith rendition of ‘Presence Of The Lord’, filmed at their debut concert in Hyde Park, in 1969.

Rehearsal and recording sessions with Derek And The Dominos include a stretch with Duane Allman recording ‘Layla’, in which the American’s celebrated guitar part is lifted up to the top of the mix along with Clapton’s vocals. Lots of cameos and incidental performances over the years add colour to the musical story, ranging from footage of Clapton recording ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ with The Beatles, to him rehearsing a harmony vocal part, a cappella, with Chuck Berry while Keith Richards loons around in the background.

Bonus Feature:
Eric Clapton and Lili Fini Zanuck in conversation with Jools Holland

Features:
• Blu-Ray
• Region: A/B/C
• Blu-Ray Run Time: 159 minutes
• Video: 1080i High Definition 16.9 Screen Format
• Audio: Dual mono, LPCM Stereo*, DTS-HD Master Audio*
• Subtitles: English, Deutsch, Espanol, Francais
• Explicit Content

*Main Program
ISBN
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Title
Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars
Composer
Additional Artists
Muddy Waters, Aretha Franklin, The Beatles, Yardbirds, Cream, Blind Faith
Record Weight
Record Speed
Record Speed Record Size
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
04-17-2018
Release Date
06-06-2018
Availability
In Stock
Format
Blu-ray
ASSOC
B
Scratch & Dent
0
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