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- Reached #1 on the Billboard 200.
- Won the GRAMMYS® for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male, Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male and Best Rock Song.
- One of Q’s “100 Greatest British Albums.”
- One of Guitar World’s “Top Ten Guitar Albums of 1992.”
This remastered version of Unplugged is Eric Clapton’s Diamond-certified masterpiece. It is responsible for introducing the “unplugged” craze of the ‘90s. It reached #1 on the Billboard 200 and features performances of hits including “Tears In Heaven,” “Running On Faith” and “Layla.” It won six GRAMMYS® including Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male, Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male and Best Rock Song. It has sold over ten million copies in the United States and is one of Q’s “100 Greatest British Albums” and one of Guitar World’s “Top Ten Guitar Albums of 1992.”
For the original album's 14 performances, Clapton reinterpreted songs from his rich catalog, including "Layla" - completely reimagined as a shuffle - from his time with Derek and the Dominos, "Running On Faith" and "Old Love" from 1989's Journeyman, and the hit single "Tears In Heaven," a song he wrote after the passing of his young son Conor the previous year. Much of the album showcases blues songs Clapton grew up listening to, like Bo Diddley's "Before You Accuse Me," Big Bill Broonzy's "Hey Hey," Leadbelly's "Alberta" and Robert Johnson's "Malted Milk."
This Expanded and Remastered version of Unplugged includes several songs not on the original album, such as a cover of "Big Maceo" Merriweather's "Worried Life Blues," an alternate take of "Walkin' Blues" and early versions of "Circus" and "My Father's Eyes" - songs that would surface six years later on Clapton's album Pilgrim.