A new Eric Clapton documentary is set to premiere this week on Reelz. Eric Clapton: Story Of His Songs, will air on Sunday, April 4th at 5 p.m. ET, and focuses on three of “”Slowhand’s”” most timeless tracks — “Cocaine,” “My Father’s Eyes,” and “Tears In Heaven.” In addition to journalists Anthony DeCurtis and Paul Gambaccini, the show features new and valuable insight from producer Simon Climie, and Clapton’s bandmates, singer Tessa Niles and bassist Nathan East, among others.

SIDE NOTES

  • Recently released in celebration of its 20th anniversary, Eric Clapton and B.B. King‘s Grammy Award-winning Riding With The King.
  • The set is now available as an expanded, limited-edition double-LP pressed on blue vinyl, remastered by Bob Ludwig.
  • Two additional previously unreleased tracks have been added to the album: The blues standard “Rollin’ And Tumblin'” and a cover of Willie Dixon’s “Let Me Love You Baby.”
  • Riding With The King was released on June 13th, 2000. The set, which hit Number One on Billboard’s Top Blues Albums, topped out at Number Three on the Billboard 200 list. The set went on to snag the 2000 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album.

CHECK IT OUT: A teaser from Reelz’ Eric Clapton: Story Of His Songs: