This album is highly underrated. It's hard to put it into one category, although most would say blues rock, this album can't have a label stuck on it. It has anything from blues, obviously, to southern rock, and even a little Bossa Nova ("I am Yours", among a few more).
The album floats in with "I Looked Away" and "Bell Bottom Blues", then into the classic "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out". Of course, everyone knows "Layla", an Eric Clapton/Jim Gordon composition about his unrequited love for Pattie Boyd - you've all heard that story.
The screeching "Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad?" also illustrates his frustrating ordeal. The cover of the Jimi Hendrix song "Little Wing" is amazing, because Clapton is- well, God, and Duane Allman was the only person who could make a Jimi Hendrix song sound a little bit country. This was Derek and the Dominoes' only album - but definitely one of the best in Rock 'n' Roll.
1.I Looked Away
2.Bell Bottom Blues
3.Keep On Growing
4.Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
5.I Am Yours
7.Key To The Highway
8.Tell The Truth
9.Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad?
10.Have You Ever Loved A Woman
12.It's Too Late
14.Thorn Tree In The Garden