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There is no denying the immeasurable impact that pianist/guitarist/songwriter Bobby Whitlock has made on music history. As a co-founder of Derek & The Dominos and co-writer of such iconic classics as "Bell Bottom Blues," Whitlock has also appeared on some of Rock and Roll's most celebrated albums (George Harrison's All Things Must Pass and The Rolling Stones Exile On Main Street).
The evening's set list will include Derek & The Dominos gems, specifically songs that Whitlock wrote / co-wrote from their landmark album Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs ("Bell Bottom Blues," "Tell The Truth," "Keep On Growing," "Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad," "I Looked Away," and others), along with tracksfrom Whitlock and Carmel's current CD Carnival ("John The Revelator," "Devil Blues," "Nobody Knows," "River of Life") and new material from some-to-be-recorded upcoming album.
Whitlock continued to write beloved songs throughout his career. In addition to writing "Roll It Over" with Eric Clapton for Clapton's 1973 live album Rainbow Concert, he's had songs covered by Ray Charles ("Slip Away"), George Jones ("Someone You Used To Know)," and Tom Jones ("This Time").
CoCo Carmel has also established a rich musical career, having performed onstage with Dr. John, Phoebe Snow, Jon Bon Jovi, Albert Lee, and Billy Preston, to name a few. She has also produced and co-produced several albums, including her ownrelease First Fruit, which was originally produced by former husband Delaney Bramlett, and unearthed 20 years later, after his passing.She engineers and produces all of her work with Whitlock, including 2013's Carnival.