Layla (7:07)

Cover of An Anthology

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  • littlelouie1

    Clapton wrote this song for George Harrison first wife or girfriend which Clapton was in love with her big time which she left George for Clapton which they both stayed very good friends but later on they both went through hell drinking & doing a lot of heroin. Today Clapton has a rehab named Crossroads after the Robert Johnson track which is some where near Jamaica. Derek and The Dominos sure was a great band that a super group of guys got together & i wish the band would've lasted longer.

    2 May 12:04pm Reply
  • srdjstuka

    Aye, the tragic story of Jim Gordon. Sad beyond belief. His drumming was imaculate. Sad about the entire band, actually. Could have been so much more. Oh, well. We have the one studio album and outtakes, live album and bootlegs!

    12 Feb 2013 Reply
  • oldiesfanjohn

    Everyone forgets the great piano work of Drummer Jim Gordon on the Coda. I don't. His later fate is a tragic story best left for another day.

    19 Dec 2012 Reply
  • klpra

    @oldiesfanjohn. Yes John.... Radle and Gordon were both fantastic contributors to the album. Didn't mean to leave either out.

    29 Nov 2012 Reply
  • jamath911

    The picture you see here is me holding my grandaughter, Layla Belle Mathis.

    13 Sep 2012 Reply
  • Ztephphe

    dat guitar.

    19 Aug 2012 Reply
  • Flash-fpo

    heard this at my boy time the first one...good song

    1 Jun 2012 Reply
  • slidemonkey89

    NO..the best is here <-----

    17 May 2012 Reply
  • The_Doggy_1

    do you think eric is the best............

    28 Apr 2012 Reply
  • gungh0

    that intro .......

    18 Apr 2012 Reply
  • bluezzbytes

    This is a Clapton album with Duane accompanying on most of the songs. In an interview, Duane told listeners how to tell who played what: Eric played the Fender parts and Duane played the Gibson parts. He continued by nonchalantly noting that the Fender had a sparklier sound, while the Gibson produced more of a "full-tilt screech".

    11 Mar 2012 Reply
  • ElectricJohn11

    don't bogart that joint my friend... pass it on over to me : )

    18 Feb 2012 Reply
  • rushfan1

    Isn't this Clapton's original studio recording, and if so, then how could it also end up on one of Duane's records? Just curious.

    9 Feb 2012 Reply
  • rikrijean

    EXCELLENT SONG ..............

    2 Jan 2012 Reply
  • oldiesfanjohn left out Carl Radle,a bass guitarist who did more than just hang out with Clapton`s bands...he died in 1980,38 years young...RIP Carl

    24 Dec 2011 Reply
  • MightySalami

    Definitely in top 5 ever written.

    21 Dec 2011 Reply
  • lottadogs


    12 Dec 2011 Reply
  • oldiesfanjohn

    coda,nuff ced !!!

    5 Dec 2011 Reply
  • FKNA1

    gordon=tragic story

    30 Nov 2011 Reply
  • sonny58


    22 Nov 2011 Reply
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