"2009 Japan Tour News Flash"

Eric Clapton Japan Tour 2009 start from 12th Feb. EC has 11 shows in Tokyo and Osaka.
I will try to update every shows as much as possible.
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Note

28th Feb 25:30
Tonight was final show. I felt that he had been relaxing.
I saw this show at front row. So I could have  happy time.
28th Feb 10:00
Today is almost cloudy.
This is the last show today.
There seems to be some Same-day purchase today.
27th Feb 22:30
Tonight was same as 25th night set.
I guess it was good night.
I didn't have good seat tonight, So I could not feel directly.
27th Feb 12:30
It is snowing today in Tokyo.
It is very cold today.
But it is sure that Budokan will be HOT.
25th Feb 22:30
Tonight was Excellent!
This was one of the best show in this Japan tour.
25th Feb 10:30
WOWOW will film tonight show.
24th Feb 23:30
Today was rainy day.
Today was not so best.
Playing was almost short.
22th Feb 23:30
Today also was fine and warm day.
It was the best night. EC changed his set.
Co-starring part was same set. But I guess we could see their exciting and good playing.
Jeff's part was also good today.
EC was very heated when they played together.
I thought that EC and Jeff had been enjoying performing.
The band everyone of Jeff came out at the end and there was a shoulder union greeting by all members.
I guess they felt the satisfaction that ended the event in the success.

Goods was almost sold out.
21th Feb Midnight
Today Saitama was fine  day.
Every weekend show start 17 o'clock.
Today's show had 3 part.
First part was Jeff Beck band. (about 1 hour)
Second part was EC band. (about 1 hour or less)
And thrid part was EC and Jeff. (about 30 minutes) This was EC band plus Jeff.
This show was 3 hours!!.

Goods counter that was outside of the hall was very crowded.
Saitama super arena has the capacity of 20000 people.
The hall was near overcapacity.

I don't know Jeff's songs. But Jeff had very good play.
EC had some the first tune in this Japan tour.
I was surprised unplugged Layla and outside woman blues with Jeff.

It was very exciting show. Thank you EC and Jeff.
19th Feb night
Today was a little good show.
Here but I'm gone came again.
I shot the sheriff was very good. (Every day I shot is very good)
18th Feb midnight
Today was very good show.
One song was changed. I can't judge nobody was played instead of  That's alright.
EC had a lot of melodious  solo.
And EC had a lot of laugh.
15th Feb 20:00
I just return to my house from Budokan.
First of Tokyo night was very good.
EC had a lot of good solo. EC had same songs but oder changed a little.
15th Feb noon
Today is th first show in Tokyo.
Tickets are sold out.
14th Feb
Noon
I return to my house in Tokyo.
EC will also return to Toyo today.
13th Feb
midnight
I think today was better than yesterday.
I shot, Here But I'm gone, Why does, Nobody knows, Running on faith,Little Queen,Layla were very good for me.
Doyle Bramhall II was also good.
Osaka was very hot night and show was very hot.
13th Feb
after the show
Tonight was very good!!!!!
12th Feb night:

I think it was not so good show.
It was almost same as last year set.
He had any new items, new idea.........
12th Feb 14:00 :

I just arrive at Osaka. I'm staying New Otani Hotel near by Osaka Jo Hall.


Latest News
I will write when there is a new topic.
¡You tube
you can see Out side woman blues and Listen Here`Compared What and Take You Higher that were  EC and Jeff joint concert on 22th Feb Saitama super arena.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8s6s4WLtz0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izixcIn0iwE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obhQcbGf8ts
¡Tour Goods for JeffBeck joint concert
UDO has joint concert goods.
http://www.udo.co.jp/Goods/ECJB/index.html
¡WOWOW broadcast
07/Feb
http://www.wowow.co.jp/pg/detail/051257001/index.php
WOWOW will broadcast Budokan show (25th Feb)  on 15 March.
¡Arrive
06/Feb
Eric arrived at Japan today by British Airways.





 Date         

Place
Note
12 Feb.
(
Thu)
Osaka jo Hall,Osaka
START19:00


I shot was different from usual chorus type. It was good.
EC played 12 strings guitar on Motherless Child. It was very powerful. I love it.
Cocaine's solo was very good.
Layla was big failure. A very impressive introduction was annihilation.
But EC had a lot of smile.
13 Feb.
(Fri)

Osaka jo Hall,Osaka
START19:0

It was very good show.
EC had black shirt and blue jean,
Some songs were changed.
Doyle was also good.
Almost solo part were very good.
EC also had a lot of  smile.
15 Feb.
(Sun)
Budoukan, Tokyo
START17:0

Tonjght was the first gig in Tokyo.
Hoochie, I shot, Why does, Little queen were very good.
I guess I shot was the perfection.
Budokan had the full audience.
18 Feb.
(Wed)
Budoukan, Tokyo
START19:00

I can't judge nobody was played instead of  That's alright.
I shot was the best of this tour.
Running on Faith was also very good.
Dolye was also very good his solo and his guitar tone quality.
19 Feb.
(Mon)
Budoukan, Tokyo
START19:

Here but I'm gone was played.
I shot the sheriff was very good. EC played very good solo part during Runnning on faith.
Why does love also was good.

21 Feb.
(Sat)
Saitama Arena, Saitama
START17:00

Only EC appearance part.
EC part started from sitting set.
Layla of unplugged was played. It was surprise.
Dolye played solo by Martin. It was very good.
EC set had 9 songs.
EC and Jeff  had 7 songs with EC band.
Out side woman blues was included. This was very good.
It was second surprise.
Play was very exciting and good atmosphere.

22 Feb.
(Sun)
Saitama Arena, Saitama
START17:00

EC part performed the tune as which unplugged part was the same from the sitting pattern.
Motherledd child was played hard while cutting the guitar string.
EC changed plugged part. I shot was performed thirdly.
EC performed in this tune ..good.. as usual.
Wonderful tonight was next. This also was not played yesterday.
EC had very exciting solo part during Cocaine and Crossroads.
I thought that I was bright of the solo of EC such as Outside Woman Blues, Brown Bird, and Wee Wee Baby.
They had twin guitar on the Want To Take You Higher. It  also was very good.
My seat was very good in front of the third row.
My impression was good.
Thank you EC and Jeff.
24 Nov.
(Tue)
Budoukan, Tokyo
START19:00

Tonight show also started at 19:10.
EC said KONBANWA (good evening in japanese) before start.
Songs returned to nomal version.
I guessed solo of Running on faith was good.
Doyle had flying V guitar during Little Queen.
But EC solo was not so strong in this song.
25 Nov.
(Wed)
Budoukan, Tokyo
START19:00

Tonight show also started at 19:10.
WOWOW filmed this show. (Broadcast will be 15th March)
They had 10 cameras.
Tonight we could see very exciting playing.
Tell the truth, I shot,
Isn't it a pity, Why does were very good.
Driftin was also  good.
Motherless children was aggressive.
Little queen ,Layla, Cocaine too.

I guess tonight was the one of best show.
I'm looking forward to see WOWOW TV programme.
27 Feb.
(Fri)
Budoukan, Tokyo
START19:00

Tonight show also started at 19:10.
I shot was also good. And I think
Isn't it a pity was very good.
Last part of Why does love was also nice.
EC changed the melody of the song a little on Driftin'  and Motherless children.

EC had a good solo on Little queen
Audience did grand applause on Wonderful tonight.
Japanese love this song.
I guess EC did an unusual phrase. on Cocaine.

Generally, it was good. There was no surprise in the tune.
I didn't have a good seat tonight.
I objectively saw the concert.
28 Feb.
(Sat)
Budoukan, Tokyo
START17:00

Weekend show always started 17:00.
Exactly show was from 17:10 to 19:05.
EC weared black shirt.

I love HoochieAI shotAWhy does (Amaj7 Dmaj7solo part)ADriftin'ACocaine in this night.
There were a little mistake on Wonderful but He performed very politely. 
Before the encoure EC said Thank you.

Thank you EC.
We are looking forward to see you again soon.



Set list

Date

02/12 02/13 02/15 02/18
02/19 02/21 02/22 02/24 02/25 02/27 02/28


Thu Fri Sun Wed
Thu Sat
Sun
Tue
Wed
Fri
Sat
City

Osaka
Osaka
Tokyo Tokyo Tokyo Saitama
Saitama Tokyo
Tokyo
Tokyo Tokyo
Song
Guitar








WOWOW
Filmed


Hoochie Coochie
Strato (Light blue)
1
1
3
3
3
-
-
3
3
3
3
Key to th highway
Strato (Light blue) 2
2
2
2
2
-
6
2
2
2
2
I shot the sheriff
Strato (Light blue) 3
4
4
4
4
-
7
4
4
4
4
Isn't it a pity
Strato (Light blue) 4
-
5
5
-
-
-
-
5
5
-
Here but I'm gone
Strato (Light blue) -
5
-
-
5
-
-
5
-
-
5
Tell the truth
Strato (Light blue) 5
3
1
1
1
5
5
1
1
1
1
Why does love
Strato (Light blue) 6
6
6
6
6
-
-
6
6
6
6
Solo Blues (Driftin')
Martin
7
7
7
7
7
1
1
7
7
7
7
Travelin alone Martin 8
8
8
8
8
-
-
8
8
8
8
I can't judge nobody Martin -
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
That's alright
Martin 9
9
9
-
9
-
-
9
9
9
9
Nobody knows you when you 're down and out
Martin -
10
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Motherless child
12 strings
10
-
10
10
10
3
3
10
10
10
10
Running on faith
Martin 11
11
11
11
11
4
4
11
11
11
11
Motherless children
Strato (Open tuning) 12
12
12
12
12
-
-
12
12
12
12
Little Queen of Spades Strato (Light blue) 13
13
13
13
13
6
-
13
13
13
13
Everything's gonna be alright
Strato (with capo) 14
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
14
14
-
Before you accuse me
Strato (Light blue) -
14
14
14
14
7
-
14
-
-
14
Wonderful tonight
Strato (Light blue) 15
15
15
15
15
-
8
15
15
15
15
Layla
Strato (Light blue) 16
16
16
16
16
-
-
16
16
16
16
Cocaine
Strato (Light blue) 17
17
17
17
17
8
9
17
17
17
17
 Crossroads(Encore)
Strato (Light blue) 18
18
18
18
18
9
10
18
18
18
18
Layla (Acoustic version)
Martin




2
2

















With Jeff Beck set











You need love  Strato (Light blue)




1
1




Listen Here`Compared What Strato (Light blue)




2
2




Here but I'm gone Strato (Light blue)




3
3




Outside woman blues Strato (Light blue)




4
4




Brown bird Strato (Light blue)




5
5




Wee Wee baby Strato (Light blue)




6
6




Want to Ttake you higher(Encore) Strato (Light blue)




7
7


















Japan tour items
Udo's page
Attention : UDO has no system to send to forgein countries.
Japan tour programme
Coming soon!!

 
Member of Jpan tour
Eric Clapton
Doyle Bramhall II - Guitar, Vocals
Chris Stainton - Keyboards
Willie Weeks - Bass
Abe Laboriel Jr. - Drums
Michelle John - Backing Vocals
Sharon White - Backing Vocals

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