You can learn how to play Crossroads by Cream!
Probably the most famous of all British electric guitarists, Eric Clapton is one of the all time greats.
Clapton came to prominence with his phenomenal guitar playing in bands such as The Yardbirds and John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers.
However, it’s his playing with Cream, specifically their version of the Robert Johnson song Crossroads, that took him to world fame.
The video lesson above demonstrate the famous riffs and licks from the legendary live recording.
Crossroads – Lyrics
I went down to the crossroads, fell down on my knee
Down to the crossroads, fell down on my knee
Asked the Lord above for mercy
Take me if you please
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Cream – Biography
Cream was a 60s British super group that Eric Clapton joined after his time with John Mayhall and The Bluesbreakers.
Cream’s sound could be described as a hybrid of blues, pop, and psychedelic rock. Hits include Crossroads, Sunshine Of Your Love, Strange Brew, and White Room.
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Eric Clapton – Biography
As well as a member of bands like Derek & The Dominos, The Yardbirds and Cream, Clapton has successfully played sessions for more stars than any other guitar player.
His long career earned him three inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame.
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