Song of the Day #3,412: ‘Tears in Heaven (Unplugged)’ – Eric Clapton

Many artists released album version of their MTV Unplugged performances, but none was as successful as Eric Clapton. His 1992 release sold 26 million copies, making it the all-time top-selling live album. It also won three Grammys, including Album of the Year.

Critically, it wasn’t as well-loved. Many critics bemoaned the sleepy treatment given to raging guitar classic ‘Layla,’ while the Chicago Tribune called it a “blues album for yuppies.”

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