Stages – Eric Clapton – 1993



Album Stages by Eric Clapton
Album Stages by Eric Clapton

Stages is a compilation album by Eric Clapton, which was released in May 1993. It contains a collection of tracks from various stages of Clapton’s long career up to that point in time. The album features songs from Clapton’s time with John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith, Derek & the Dominos, and his solo work. The album showcases Clapton’s versatility and mastery of different genres of music, from blues to rock to pop. Some of the highlights of the album are “Steppin’ Out”, “Hideaway”, “Crossroads”, “Bell Bottom Blues”, and “Drifting Blues”. Stages is a great album for fans of Clapton and his musical evolution.

Stages was a critical success, with many reviewers praising its selection of songs and Clapton’s performances. AllMusic gave the album four out of five stars, and called it “a fine overview of Clapton’s career.” Rolling Stone gave the album three out of five stars, and said that it was “a solid collection of songs that will please fans of Eric Clapton.”


The personnel of the album Stages by Eric Clapton, released in 1993, are as follows:

  • Eric Clapton – Arranger, Guitar, Musician, Vocals
  • Ginger Baker – Drums
  • Jack Bruce – Musician
  • Derek & the Dominos – Performer
  • Hughie Flint – Musician
  • Jim Gordon – Musician
  • Ric Grech – Musician
  • John Mayall – Arranger, Musician, Guitar
  • John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers – Performer
  • Carl Radle – Musician
  • Bobby Whitlock – Musician
  • Steve Winwood – Guitar
  • Blind Faith – Performer

Source: Wikipedia

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