Imagine up on stage not just Macca but alongside him: Mick and Keith, Clapton, Townshend, Jimmy Page, Bono, and so on.
But Winter is dead, Clapton is tired of life on the road, and King unreliable in concert.
The move reinvigorated Clapton, bringing him back to his love of music and saving him from drugs.
Clapton and then-girlfriend Alice Ormsby-Gore were using heavily, and he was having trouble making music or performing.
This performance of Bob Dylan's 1971 blues tune features Clapton on guitar.
He was not concerned with the propriety of Clapton aunts, with the respectability of drapers' wives.
He was a little boy again in the old red house on Clapton Common.
Fancy living with those terrible old women at Clapton, hearing nothing but whispers of hell-fire.
He seemed to think this Clapton life had been getting a little on your nerves.'
Clapton Church and manor house are both of considerable antiquity.