From the Cradle - Eric Clapton

From the Cradle

Eric Clapton

  • Genre: Blues
  • Release Date: 1994-09-06
  • Explicitness: notExplicit
  • Country: USA
  • Track Count: 16
  • ℗ 1994 Reprise Records

From the Cradle ◷ preview

Title Artist Time
Blues Before Sunrise Eric Clapton 2:57
Third Degree Eric Clapton 5:08
Reconsider Baby Eric Clapton 3:20
Hoochie Coochie Man Eric Clapton 3:15
Five Long Years Eric Clapton 4:47
I'm Tore Down Eric Clapton 3:02
How Long Blues Eric Clapton 3:08
Goin' Away Baby Eric Clapton 4:01
Blues Leave Me Alone Eric Clapton 3:37
Sinner's Prayer Eric Clapton 3:20
Motherless Child Eric Clapton 2:56
It Hurts Me Too Eric Clapton 3:19
Someday After a While Eric Clapton 4:28
Standin' Round Crying Eric Clapton 3:38
Driftin' Eric Clapton 3:08
Groaning the Blues Eric Clapton 6:06



    By LuieT
    This is "EC", at the very top of his game, the best guitar he's played, in every song, out of any of his long list of albums! It's his genre & this album comes at a time when his band has jelled & EC's playing his best guitar ever! All Blues, All Favorites, done as tasteful as possible! Somewhere? Robert Johnson? Is definitely smiling!
  • A True Classic...

    By Ronald Quinlan
    This is a True Classic album in every sense of the word! If you don't like this album, burn every album you DO don't deserve to own any music!!! Clapton proves to be amazing with each tune! Own it or don't own anything!!
  • Amazing

    By moonmycron
    I Saw Clapton play this set list live @ MSG; I have followed/seen EC through the years and it was around this time when raw talent and maturity came together. A Jedi Master of music, few ever reach this level.
  • EC=GOD!!

    By Whammy!
    Eric Clapton and his band of musicians simply shine, bringing a brightness to these blues classics that only Eric Clapton could bring. God bless the sound engineers who did a fantastic job, but something is lost in the compressed digital format. Do yourself a favor: forget your ipod. Go buy the CD, play it LOUD through a good stereo system and watch as your hair stands on end and spontaneously ignites. Just to clear up the confusion here: this album was recorded live in the studio. There is only one version of the album. If Steve 'O' Jobs & Co. had bothered to think about including LINER NOTES... Per the liner notes: "This is a live recording with no overdubs or edits except for dobro overdub on 'How Long Blues' and drum overdub on 'Motherless Child'."
  • What do YOU know?

    By R nR
    The reviewer is an idiot. What shortcomings? This is Clapton's finest blues album, second only to the one he shares with BB - Riding with the King.
  • a career defining moment....

    By novemberland1
    This album is a career defining moment from a rare artist with a list of smokes throughout, and contains some of Clapton's best work since the Dominos record...
  • Best Blues Album Ever!

    By BassMon1
    This album was my introduction to the blues about 15 years ago and it's still my favorite blues album, although Stevie Ray Vaughn Live and Jimi Hendrix Blues come in close seconds!
  • This is not a live cut

    By musicman2112
    Some people have commented that this was done in ONE TAKE in the studio... There for its a live album. Live Album to me would mean in front of a live audience . Im glad after so many years eric can push it out in one take ... But its not a live album folks...
  • ON of the greatest blues albums of all time

    By briremo
    I don't know what the lead reviewer is smoking when he criticises EC for his vocals on this album. Yes, sometimes he gets too 'dirty' with his cracklin voice, but most songs he sounds great. The main attraction is his guitar playing and let me tell you, some of it absolutely blistering! "Some Day After Awhile" and "Five Long Years" are insane. Songs like this are why people say "Clapton is God". On the recording. Audiophile Grade A++++. The miking is superb and each insrtument as well as his voice ring through front and center with excellent soundstaging and depth. Doesn't come through on the compresse version as much as on the CD but still world class. EC has some of the best engineered albums and this one started it all for him
  • What do you think LIVE means?

    By vick vaselineo
    Let us for a moment consider the word LIVE. This is a live as it gets, folks. This is the way records used to be made. Just because they didn't drag a studio to a large venue...then cut out lots of ambient noise and punch up the crowd at the end of a song? There is more studio doctoring on one of those recordings than there is on this one. This is raw and right! I wish there was more of it out there. Very honest and very Clapton. Thank you professor, for bringing the Blues to the masses and protecting the treasure that it is. By the way. The vocals are just fine. I'm thankful that you're sober and alive to earned the right.