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Heavy Rotation: Anyday by Derek and the Dominos

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Here’s a stone cold slab of seventies blues-rock’n’soul from Slowhand and the boys.

Each brooding, tentative and soulful verse leads into a climbing bridge underpinned by Duane Allman’s Southern fried slide geetar. Each rising bridge rushes onwards, higher and higher, peaking at the song’s glorious and uplifting chorus, Clapton and co spurring each other on through this hymn of unrequited love.

Raw, tight and hot – simply the sound of a band firing on all cylinders:

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