Just One Night (Eric Clapton album)

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Just One Night
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Live album by Eric Clapton
Released April 16, 1980
Recorded December 1979 at the Budokan Theatre, Tokyo, Japan
Genre Rock, blues
Length 88:47
Label RSO
Producer Eric Clapton, Jon Astley
Eric Clapton chronology
Backless
(1978)Backless1978
Just One Night
(1980)
Another Ticket
(1981)Another Ticket1981

Just One Night is a 1980 double album by Eric Clapton, recorded live at the Budokan Theatre, Tokyo, Japan, December 1979 when Clapton was touring to support Backless, his latest record at that time. The sleeve contains a Japanese painting by Ken Konno. The album reached No. 2 in the U.S. and No. 3 in the UK, and was certified gold by RIAA.

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Reception[edit]

Critical reaction to the album has been largely positive. At the time of release Robert Christgau said the album contained "AM and FM faves" which were "served hot, raw, or both".[1] "Ultimate Classic Rock" ranked the album in the "Top 100 Live Albums", and suggested that it was superior to the studio albums recorded by Clapton at the time. [2]

Track listing[edit]

Side 1
  1. "Tulsa Time" (Danny Flowers) – 4:00
  2. "Early in the Morning" (Traditional) – 7:11
  3. "Lay Down Sally" (Clapton, Marcy Levy, George Terry) – 5:35
  4. "Wonderful Tonight" (Clapton) – 4:42
Side 2
  1. "If I Don't Be There by Morning" (Bob Dylan, Helena Springs) – 4:26
  2. "Worried Life Blues" (Big Maceo Merriweather) – 8:28
  3. "All Our Past Times" (Clapton, Rick Danko) – 5:00
  4. "After Midnight" (J.J. Cale) – 5:38
Side 3
  1. "Double Trouble" (Otis Rush) – 8:17
  2. "Setting Me Up" (Mark Knopfler) – 4:35
  3. "Blues Power" (Clapton, Leon Russell) – 7:23
Side 4
  1. "Rambling On My Mind" (Robert Johnson/Traditional) – 8:48
  2. "Cocaine" (J.J. Cale) – 7:39
  3. "Further on Up the Road" (Joe Veasey, Don Robey) – 7:17

Personnel[edit]

  • Albert Lee – electric guitar, backing and lead vocals, organ (6)
  • Dave Markee – bass guitar

Chart performance[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.robertchristgau.com/get_artist.php?name=Eric+Clapton
  2. ^ http://ultimateclassicrock.com/live-albums-100/#photogallery-1=62
  3. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992. St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. Note: This reference gives Australian albums and singles information. It is used for chart peak positions as early materials were released before ARIA regulated the Australian charts itself (1989).
  4. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Eric Clapton – Just One Night" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 2015-07-29.
  5. ^ "InfoDisc : Tous les Albums classés par Artiste > "Eric CLAPTON" > "OK". Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique (in French). InfoDisc.fr. Archived from the original on 20 July 2015. Retrieved 2015-07-29. 
  6. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved 2015-07-29.
  7. ^ "– Yamachan Land (Archives of the Japanese record charts) – Albums Chart Daijiten – Eric Clapton" (in Japanese). 30 December 2007. Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 2015-07-29. 
  8. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Eric Clapton – Just One Night". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2015-07-29.
  9. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Eric Clapton – Just One Night". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2015-07-29.
  10. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Eric Clapton – Just One Night". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2015-07-29.
  11. ^ "Eric Clapton | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. Retrieved 2015-07-29.
  12. ^ "Eric Clapton -> Charts & Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved 2015-07-29. 
  13. ^ "InfoDisc : Les Albums (CD) de 1980 par InfoDisc". Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique (in French). InfoDisc.fr. Archived from the original on 9 January 2016. Retrieved 2015-07-29.