Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Nilsson's Nilsson Schmilsson album, contributing the drum solo to the track "Jump into the Fire".
Released in 1970, Layla is one of the most known and loved rock songs of all time. Originally a ballad composed by Clapton about his unrequited love for Pattie Boyd, wife of his friend George Harrison, with an added piano coda by Jim Gordon, Duane Allman signed on to the project, turning the ballad into the riff-driven rocker that it is today. It was released on the album "Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs," Derek and the Dominos' sole album, although an unplugged version performed by just Clapton was released on "Unplugged" twenty years later
Other examples include:
Frank Zappa and the title track of the 1974 album Apostrophe ('), a jam with Zappa and Tony Duran on guitar and Jack Bruce on bass guitar, for which both Bruce and Gordon received a writing credit.
Incredible Bongo Band's Bongo Rock album, released in 1972, and his drum break on the LP's version of "Apache"
The source of the experienceGordon, Jim
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Drummers world article on Jim Gordon with sound and video clips