Eric Clapton Shares ‘I Still Do – An Intimate Discussion About Rock, The Blues & Shepherd’s Pie’

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Eric Clapton recently issued a studio album entitled I Still Do that found the famed guitarist teaming with renowned producer Glyn Johns for the first time in nearly 40 years. A new interview has been posted featuring Clapton and Johns talking about the making of the record and much more.

Interviewed by British comedian Paul Whitehouse, the discussion explores the various medical obstacles Clapton overcame to record I Still Do. Johns and Clapton also dig into the circumstances surrounding the former’s involvement in the latter’s 1973 Rainbow Concert and later collaboration on the iconic 1977 LP Slowhand.

The chat also touches on the genesis of his “Slowhand” nickname, the gear used by Clapton, his slide work, choosing personnel for the new record, eating shepherd’s pie and many other topics. The interview is broken up by footage of Clapton in the studio recording I Still Do and performing live in a number of locations including London’s historic Royal Albert Hall. Watch Clapton, Johns and Whitehouse chatting below:

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