Create account Log in

Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (40th Anniversary Version) [Remastered]


Download links and information about Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (40th Anniversary Version) [Remastered] by Derek & The Dominos. This album was released in 1970 and it belongs to Blues, Rock, Blues Rock, Hard Rock, Rock & Roll, Heavy Metal, Country, Pop genres. It contains 14 tracks with total duration of 01:16:35 minutes.

Artist: Derek & The Dominos
Release date: 1970
Genre: Blues, Rock, Blues Rock, Hard Rock, Rock & Roll, Heavy Metal, Country, Pop
Tracks: 14
Duration: 01:16:35
Buy on iTunes $9.99
Buy on iTunes $34.99


No. Title Length
1. I Looked Away 3:04
2. Bell Bottom Blues 5:01
3. Keep On Growing 6:20
4. Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out 4:57
5. I Am Yours 3:35
6. Anyday 6:35
7. Key to the Highway 9:37
8. Tell the Truth 6:38
9. Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad? 4:41
10. Have You Ever Loved a Woman? 6:52
11. Little Wing 5:33
12. It's Too Late 3:49
13. Layla 7:03
14. Thorn Tree In the Garden 2:50



Wishing to escape the superstar expectations that sank Blind Faith before it was launched, Eric Clapton retreated with several sidemen from Delaney & Bonnie to record the material that would form Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs. From these meager beginnings grew his greatest album. Duane Allman joined the band shortly after recording began, and his spectacular slide guitar pushed Clapton to new heights. Then again, Clapton may have gotten there without him, considering the emotional turmoil he was in during the recording. He was in hopeless, unrequited love with Patti Boyd, the wife of his best friend, George Harrison, and that pain surges throughout Layla, especially on its epic title track. But what really makes Layla such a powerful record is that Clapton, ignoring the traditions that occasionally painted him into a corner, simply tears through these songs with burning, intense emotion. He makes standards like "Have You Ever Loved a Woman" and "Nobody Knows You (When You're Down and Out)" into his own, while his collaborations with Bobby Whitlock — including "Any Day" and "Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad?" — teem with passion. And, considering what a personal album Layla is, it's somewhat ironic that the lovely coda "Thorn Tree in the Garden" is a solo performance by Whitlock, and that the song sums up the entire album as well as "Layla" itself. [A remastered version was released on Layla's 40th anniversary.]