The 4-piece recordings "Running on Faith", "White Room" and "Sunshine of Your Love" featured on the CD and DVD were recorded on 24 January 1990. The band featured bassist , drummer and keyboardist . The Blues Band titles "Worried Life Blues", "Watch Yourself" and "Have You Ever Loved a Woman" Clapton recorded with and were shot and recorded on 5 February in 1990. The last of the 1990 live recording session took place on 9 February 1990 recording the Orchestra Night. "Bell Bottom Blues", "Hard Times" and "Edge of Darkness" were used on both the CD and video recording. On 10 February 1991, Clapton recorded "Badge" for the CD release. Eight days later the concert for "Pretending", "Bad Love", "Old Love" and "Wonderful Tonight" featuring the 9-piece band lineup took place. "", "I Shot The Sheriff" and "Cocaine" had been released on various CD singles of "Wonderful Tonight" since. The versions of "Old Love", "Wonderful Tonight" and "Pretending" (2nd solo only) on the "24 Nights" video are different from their album counterparts, but they were not taken from the previous night's show. They may even have been taken the year before. The song "Hoodoo Man" featuring was recorded on 28 February 1991.
The album is a "best of" from the 42 concerts Eric Clapton did at the Royal Albert Hall in those two years. Clapton set a record by playing a run of 24 nights at the London between 5 February and 9 March 1991, following an 18-night run in 1990. Clapton reportedly was not satisfied with the 1990 concert recordings and delayed the release of a CD until after the "24 Nights" of the 1991 dates. These concerts were performed with 4 different instrumental formations, , , and , the last featuring the conducted by . The cover illustration is by .
|Live album by Eric Clapton|
|Released||8 October 1991|
Royal Albert Hall, London
|Length||52:43 (CD 1)
52:40 (CD 2)
|Label||Duck / Reprise|
|Eric Clapton chronology|
Digitally remastered Japanese reissue of his top 40 1991 double live album for Duck/ Reprise in a miniaturized LP sleeve limited to the initial pressing only. All 15 tracks were recorded over 24 nights at London's Royal Albert Hall in 1990-91 & contains many of his best with Cream, Derek & The Dominos, and as a solo artist, including 'Badge', 'Bell Bottom Blues' and 'Wonderful Tonight'. Gatefold sleeve. 1999 release.
ERIC CLAPTON 24 Nights (1991 German 15-track 2-CD album featuring a collection of live tracks recorded at Londons Royal Albert Hall in 1990 & 1991 complete with the fold-out picture sleeve inlay)