Meanwhile, we concert goers that night looked a bit like this:
Well, this past Tuesday night, Julie and I saw him again. It was my part of my Christmas present to her. In 2013, Clapton has this look:
While the majority of his fans looked like this:
Then a friend helped me realize: it was the same audience!
Anyway, I have to say the concert itself was something of a disappointment. After playing a wide range of blues standards, Mr. Clapton left the stage with Sunshine Of Your Love as his final encore. Without playing Layla.
Say that out loud: I went to an Eric Clapton concert and he didn’t play Layla.
It’s like going to a birthday party and not being served any cake.
It’s like going to the Vatican and not getting a blessing.
It’s like going to Northpoint Church and Andy Stanley’s on vacation. (Wait, that happened to me, too.)
It’s like realizing the 80s weren’t so bad after all.