Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out (3:49)

Cover of 2006-06-03: Frankfurt am Main, Germany

From 2006-06-03: Frankfurt am Main, Germany and 13 other releases

“Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out” is a blues standard, written by Jimmy Cox in 1923. Its lyric, told from the point of view of a one-time millionaire during the Prohibition era, reflects on the fleeting nature of material wealth and the friendships that come and go with it.

This version was recorded by Eric Clapton as part of MTV’s Unplugged series.

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