Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

Derek and The Dominos - Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1970 Ratings: #2 / 91
User Score
Based on 59 ratings
1970 Ratings: #14
November 1, 1970 / Release Date
LP / Format
Polydor / Label
Blues Rock, Rock / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
AllMusic

What really makes Layla such a powerful record is that Clapton, ignoring the traditions that occasionally painted him into a corner, simply tears through these songs with burning, intense emotion.

100
Rolling Stone
Best known for his blues-playing and pop songs, Clapton rocks harder on those tracks than he's done before or since.
lucacdornelles
98
RANKING THE SONGS:
14. Anyday
13. Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad?
12. Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
11. Tell the Truth
10. Thorn Tree in the Garden
9. Little Wing
8. I Am Yours
7. Keep On Growing
6. It's Too Late
5. Have You Ever Loved a Woman
4. Key to the Highway
3. I Looked Away
2. Bell Bottom Blues
1. Layla
Muhammad231299
100
The most underrated album of all time
DachetG
90
This is a guitar player’s dream album. The songs seem more centered around the instruments more than the lyrics, in my opinion. In many of the tracks, there are one to two minute sections where it is just one of the guitarists playing, or playing in conjunction with another band member. The most famous is the second to last song, Layla, and there are others that are known, but the group, despite having many notable members including Eric Clapton, dissolved as the album received tepid ... read more
Hypnoglitz
NR
Bell Bottom Blues hits hard.
CheapandLethal
65
Better stuff out there
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Track List

  1. I Looked Away
  2. Bell Bottom Blues
  3. Keep On Growing
  4. Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
  5. I Am Yours
  6. Anyday
  7. Key to the Highway
  8. Tell the Truth
  9. Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad?
  10. Have You Ever Loved a Woman
  11. Little Wing
  12. It's Too Late
  13. Layla
  14. Thorn Tree in the Garden
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