The Core

Eric Clapton

credits


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Eric Patrick Clapton, Marcy Levy
album: Track 6 in album Slowhand
release date: 1977
popularity : 17 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Blues
styles: Acoustic/Soft Rock/Classic Rock/Pop Rock/Country Rock
length: 8:46
producer: Glyn Johns
lead vocals: Eric Clapton
guitar: Eric Clapton
bass guitar: Carl Radle
writer: Eric Clapton, Marcy Levy

Album Information

label: RSO
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Eric Clapton Slowhand cover art

Lyrics

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Every morning when I wake, a feeling soon begins to overtake me.
There is fire, there is life, there is passion, fever and fury.

Oh, I have a flame; feel it touch my heart.
I can burn without fuel.
If it should become too cold, I know I can endure the frostbite.
No one then can cause me harm, just as the river runs into the sea.


It is burning.
You can trust me; we can laugh. Together we can share our sorrow.
Gypsy woman said to me, "One thing you must bear in your mind:

And down at the core is the hottest part.

It is burning.

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Cocaine
  • 2 Wonderful Tonight
  • 3 Lay Down Sally
  • 4 Next Time You See Her
  • 5 We’re All the Way
  • 6 The Core
  • 7 May You Never
  • 8 Mean Old Frisco
  • 9 Peaches and Diesel