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Cream, “Crossroads” (1969) • Remake of Robert Johnson’s “Crossroad Blues” Electrified, Amplified, Distorted, Sped Up Virtuosic guitar solo (Eric Clapton)
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(1st) British Invasion • 1964–1966 peak years • Beatles, Rolling Stones + more (mainly white male groups) Response to American Rock ‘n Roll and the Blues • Inspired by Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, etc.
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Blues-Oriented Music Scene in London
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Cream, “Crossroads” (1969) I went down to the crossroads, fell down on my knees. I went down to the crossroads, fell down on my knees. Asked the lord above for mercy, save me if you please. I went down to the crossroads, tried to flag a ride. I went down to the crossroads, tried to flag a ride. Nobody seemed to know me, everybody passed me by. (solo) I’m going down to Rosedale, take my rider by my side. I’m going down to Rosedale, take my rider by my side. You can still barrelhouse, baby, on the riverside.
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