461 Ocean Boulevard is the second solo studio album by Eric Clapton that marked his return to recording after recovering from a three-year addiction to heroin. The album was released in late July 1974 for RSO Records, shortly after the record company released the hit single "I Shot the Sheriff" in early July the same year. The album topped various international charts and sold more than two million copies.

 

The album title refers to the address on Ocean Boulevard in Golden Beach, Florida where Clapton lived while recording the album. The street address of the house was changed after the album's release due to fans flocking to the property. The house has since been rebuilt and the street address restored.

 

Track listing

 

A1 Motherless Children 4:55
A2 Give Me Strength 2:51
A3 Willie And The Hand Jive 3:46
A4 Get Ready 3:50
A5 I Shot The Sheriff 4:30
B1 I Can't Hold Out 4:10
B2 Please Be With Me 3:25
B3 Let It Grow 4:57
B4 Steady Rollin' Man 3:14
B5 Mainline Florida 4:05

 

Catalogue number - 8116971

Eric Clapton - 461 Ocean Boulevard

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