No DVD or BluRay w surround sound, while it is readily available. Thanks Rich, that’s cool then! The production is “wall of sound” and muddy – only the 2003 SACD and 2011 DVD (SDE) version separate out the instruments well – and you can really appreciate the beauty of Duane Allman’s playing. While he identified portions of "pretty atrocious vocal work", Hollingworth considered Layla to be "far more musical" than Eric Clapton, and praised Clapton and Allman for "giv[ing] about every superb essay possible on the playing of the electric guitar". Clapton and Whitlock co-wrote "I Looked Away", "Keep on Growing", "Anyday", "Bell Bottom Blues", "Tell the Truth" and "Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad?" you’re not missing anything, it’s companies taking advantage of the vinyl craze right now. 2013 Pure Audio Blu Ray (stereo 24-96) sound 8/10 Following this, Clapton went on tour with Trucks as part of his band. What kind of punk-ass move is this, UMe?! It’s a buy for me when the price drops a little bit. There are bits and pieces from these on the new set but surely more could have been included. As the tour progressed the set changed, with the first half of the show consisting entirely of songs from Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs and culminating in "Layla".[44]. But there is no 5.1 on my bluray… I would have gone for a surround mix on blu-ray the 5.1 mixes of “slow hand” and 461 are really good, I would have hoped for an as good mix for this landmark album. Allman never toured with Derek and the Dominos, but made two guest appearances with them: on 1 December 1970 at the Curtis Hixon Hall in Tampa (Soulmates LP), and the following day at Onondaga County War Memorial in Syracuse, New York. Rashers — how would you rate the Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab CD release? 1970 Probably wondering where they are! I’ll buy the 50th Ann for the extra vinyl tracks anyway. 9. I Looked Away I’ll pass too. The MFSL version was significantly cleaner than the first CD releases, but also removed some of "Wall of Sound"-like technique that was added during mastering for vinyl. We had the deluxe reissue in 2004, it’s now long OOP and it didn’t have the vintage Clapton (couple of tracks from which were included in the Life In 12 Bars soundtrack). According to an email I received today from uDiscover Store it says the 4 vinyl box set is an exclusive to them and Sound of Vinyl (same company) but I see from above it is available from Amazon too. Though Universal’s new super-deluxe box set of Derek and the Dominos’ Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (Polydor/Universal 0600753314326) is about as hefty as these packages come, the best of the box set could fit into a standard jewel case. It is best known for its title track, "Layla", and is often regarded as Eric Clapton's greatest musical achievement. i got it from Tower online all the way from USA around that time to Scotland. Tell The Truth When they sat down, Allman was playing a solo. It wouldn’t take more than 5 CDs and a Blu Ray and a really good book to round it off. Well just checked jack Bruce was born in bishopbriggs, I was born in springburn,so we where born half a mile apart,spooky. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Talk about another wasted opportunity – AGAIN! They really are naughty with these emails. The vinyl box comes with a 12×12″ book of sleeve notes taken from the 40th-anniversary edition. The source of the album's eventual centrepiece, "Layla", was rooted in Clapton's infatuation with Pattie Boyd, the wife of his friend and Beatle lead guitarist George Harrison,[3] who had joined Clapton as a guitarist on Delaney & Bonnie's European tour in December 1969. The vinyl box comes with a 12×12″ book of sleeve notes taken from the 40th-anniversary edition. Ok so I have 16 copies of this & please do not tell my wife. I have the 40th Anniversary edition which I bought second hand on Ebay and its flawless mint so I’m very happy with it. What does everyone think of the sound quality of various releases? Layla Paul McCartney expected to announce ‘McCartney III’ very soon, Ultravox’s 40th anniversary of Vienna unboxing video, Elvis Costello says that CD is a medium that has seen its day, Neil Young / Archives Vol. I bought the 2LP yellow vinyl version not long ago and I thought that sounded really good! The first disc has the same tracks as the original LP, remixed in stereo from the 16-track analog source tapes and digitally remastered. I hope this is more substantial, but until Paul does his unboxing video (hint) it’s going to to be hard to know. [2] In 2012, the Super Deluxe Edition of Layla won a Grammy Award for Best Surround Sound Album. I would recommend the double cd to anyone that hasn’t got it as the extra material both unreleased and live from the Johnny Cash show are worth hearing. Yes, the SACD surround mix was very good, and can still be had at a very reasonable price. I have 2 players. Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs is the sole studio album by the English–American blues rock band Derek and the Dominos, released in November 1970 as a double album.It is best known for its title track, "Layla", and is often regarded as Eric Clapton's greatest musical achievement.The other band members were Bobby Whitlock on keyboards and vocals, Jim Gordon on drums, Carl Radle on bass. 3. 2.Roll It Over – Phil Spector Produced Single B-Side So what do we have here? Whitlock also contributed "Thorn Tree in the Garden", while Clapton brought "I Am Yours" (from a poem by Nizami) and "Layla" (with a coda credited to Jim Gordon). [49] This edition was edited in DSD at Universal Music Studios, Tokyo. I also own Life In 12 Bars collection which have some unreleased Derek And The Dominos material. The compilers could have at least released the Jim Gordon songs that were recorded for the second album, or Devil’s Road. What do you play the 8 track on? I’ll stick with my 20th anniverary 3CD set, digitally remixed. a added bonus is NO liner notes by david frickle. I had the same email and noted the exclusive comment. The Best of The Rest: Even More RSD Black Friday Releases Confirmed! this could of been a great box set . The Beatles Unveil “The U.S. Albums” Box Set in January, Out of Their Heads: Stones Plan Mono Box Set. In September 2013, Universal Music Japan issued a remastered version of Layla on SHM-CD, a new compact disc revision manufactured with an improved polycarbonate material. [citation needed][dubious – discuss]. The majority of the songs on Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs were products of Clapton and Whitlock's collaboration, which produced six of the nine originals on the recording; five covers fleshed out the balance.