Are you experienced? The 25 greatest classic rock albums

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No. 23 Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs by Derek & the Dominos (1970)

After his time in Cream, legendary guitarist Eric Clapton was seeking anonymity. After floating through a series of bands, he recruited instrumentalists from Delaney and Bonnie and Friends, tapped Duane Allman to join them and released this double-set of guitar-driven blues rock—with a classic title track inspired by his love-sick obsession with former Beatle George Harrison’s wife, Pattie.


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