Great Performances

  • 1972
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perhaps its most famous. There have been more than 600 `Great Performances' all told. Some might have been...

Season 32, Episode 3 Eric Clapton: Crossroads Guitar Festival

First Aired: December 1, 2004

“Eric Clapton: Crossroads Guitar Festival.” Guitar luminaries join Clapton at Dallas' Cotton Bowl. Included: “Cocaine” (Clapton), “Love in Vain Blues” (Robert Lockwood Jr.), “Killing Floor” (Hubert Sumlin, Jimmie Vaughan, Robert Cray and Clapton), “Sweet Home Chicago” (Buddy Guy, Sumlin, Vaughan, Cray), “Six Strings Down” (Robert Randolph, Clapton, Vaughan, Cray), “Rock Me Baby” (B.B. King, Vaughan, Clapton, Guy), “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow” (Dan Tyminski), “Steamroller” (James Taylor, Joe Walsh).

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)

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