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Hot Rockabilly Guitar solo on 
"Mean Woman Blues."


Eric Clapton's classic guitar solo from 1985 Rockabilly Session taped in London.

Eric Clapton vinyl record memories returns to 1985 and the Hot guitar solo Eric did while playing "Mean Woman Blues" with Carl Perkins and Dave Edmunds during the 1985 Blue Suede Shoes television special taped in London.

I first heard and saw this song performed by Elvis in the movie "Loving You" back in 1957. That remains one of my very favorite movie clips by Elvis.

Of all the Eric Clapton Songs played during this Special this jaw-dropping solo is by far worth the price of admission alone. Of course the tempo and arrangement from the movie song is quite different.

This version by Perkins and Clapton is pure Rockabilly and simple shows two legends just having fun.


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Carl Perkins and Eric Clapton on Mean Woman Blues duet.

The real beauty of this concert is the almost magical effect that Carl's presence had on all his famous guests. George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Dave Edmunds, and Roseanne Cash deliver some of the best performances of their careers as Perkins' music and enthusiasm brings out the best in everybody on the stage!

Eric Clapton's segment is dynamite as we watch him unleash some of the hottest guitar solos he has played since his glory years in the late 60's. Clapton TEARS IT UP with a scorching, jaw-dropping solo during "Mean Woman Blues" that is worth the price of the DVD alone.

Side Bar: The lyrics have been noticeable changed in some parts but with flames coming off Eric's guitar I didn't pay much attention to the lyrics.


Mean Woman Blues
Written by Roy Orbison/Bill Dees
Recorded by Roy Orbison

Hmm, well I got a woman mean as she can be
Well I got a woman mean as she can be
Some-a-times I think she's almost mean as me

She gotta ruby lips, she got shapely hips, yeah
Boy she makes ole roy-oy flip

I got a woman mean as she can be
Some-a-times I think she's almost mean as me

Well I ain't braggin, it's understood
Everything I do, well I sure do it good

Yeah I got a woman mean as she can be
Some-a-times I think she's almost mean as me

Well!

She gotta ruby lips, she got shapely hips, yeah
Boy she makes ole roy-oy flip

I got a woman mean as she can be
Some-a-times I think she's almost mean as me, easy now

Well I got a woman
Yeah I got a woman
Yeah I got a woman
Well I got a woman

Some-a-times I think she's almost mean as me


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