Clapton’s Influence: Crossroad Blues

Learn a 84-bar solo in the style of Crossroads by Cream.


Clapton’s Influence: Crossroad Blues

One of the most iconic performances ever captured, Eric Clapton’s playing in the song Crossroads (Cream, live at Winterland) remains a bucket-list item for millions of guitarists across the globe.

In this course you’ll learn a 7-chorus solo constructed from licks taken from that performance, as well as 5 other recordings of the song, both live and in-studio. The end result is a solo that stays true to Clapton’s timing, feel, and phrasing.

Featured Videos

  • Overview

    Everything you need to know about the course.

  • Solo Preview

    This is the complete solo taught in this course. You will learn this note-for-note, with tablature.

Who's It For?

This course is late-intermediate to advanced difficulty, and is perfect for Clapton fans who want a real challenge.

  • 7 chorus (84 bars) solo
  • Note-for-note teaching of entire solo
  • Tablature
  • Backing Track

Bonus Content

The following list of bonus content for this course is only available to members of the TXBA Locals.

Backing Track

  • Individual audio tracks
  • Pre-built Audacity Projects
  • Pre-built Garage Band Projects

Rhythm Lesson

  • Basic rhythm for Crossroads
  • Several modifications at different fretboard positions
  • Several chord options
  • Includes Tablature

Tone Lesson

  • How I got the tone for this course
  • The 4 basic ingredients
  • Using other gear to approximate

Included With This Course

Here what's included when you buy this course, or watch it online.

  • Lesson Videos
  • Tablature
  • Backing Track
  • Fretboard Diagrams

Buying Options

Clapton’s Influence: Crossroad Blues

Includes all downloadable course materials, including lesson videos, tablature, and backing track.

Influences Collection Bundle V6
Influences Collection Bundle V6

Includes downloadable course materials for all eight Influences Courses:

  • Albert's Influence
  • Freddie's Influence
  • B.B.'s Influence
  • Jimi's Influence
  • Jimi's Influence Vol. 2
  • Mayer's Influence: Bring Me Down
  • Clapton's Influence: Crossroad Blues
  • Clapton's Influence: Old Flame
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