Since their initial meeting at Madison Square Garden, Clapton got along very well with Delaney Bramlett who encouraged the guitarist to sing even through he had been highly reticent to do so throughout the tenure of Blind Faith. Clapton held the Bramletts and their musicians in high regard and offered to sponsor them on a European tour if Delaney and his band would assist Clapton in recording a solo album. In the interim, Clapton returned to England where he accepted a last-minute invitation by John and Yoko Lennon to join them in performing a concert on October 13, in Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Canada. John Lennon was so pleased by the experience that he informed Clapton that he would like to include him in a new group that he would be forming. The cross-pollination of British and American musicians in impacted many artists. Clapton joined George Harrison in sessions for a proposed Rick Grech solo album but he appeared to be marking time until the arrival of Delaney and Bonnie and Friends. The guitarist maintained a low profile both on and off stage as his new friends basked in their sudden surge of popularity and he reveled in the anonymity of a large group without the pressures and expectations associated with his customary role as a superstar guitarist.
The album cover shows Clapton sitting in a room which is going to be decorated and in which a ladder, a chair and some carpets are placed. Clapton holds a cigarette in his right hand and has his Fender Stratocaster Brownie electric guitar with him. Clapton recorded some tracks in November at London 's Olympic Studios and went on to record more songs in in two sessions; one in January at the Village Recorders Studio in West Los Angeles and a second session in March the same year at Island Studios in London. The song "Let it Rain" had originally been recorded with different lyrics as "She Rides". Three mixes of the album were done, one by Delaney Bramlett, one by Tom Dowd and one by Clapton himself. The Dowd mix was the one used for the original release. Bramlett's mix is included in the Deluxe Edition released on CD in In an interview from , promoting The Road to Escondido , Clapton recalled that he was very happy making this album and was pleased with the results of the recording sessions, but also noted that "the only thing [he] didn't like about the album is [his] voice", because it sounds so "high" and "young", which Clapton disliked, because he "always wanted to sound like an old guy". Contemporary reviews were largely positive.
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