Singer/Songwriter Bobby Whitlock And CoCo Carmel Perform In Houston

Whitlock played with ex-Beatle George Harrison, and sang with Derek and the Dominos, the group led by rock legend Eric Clapton. News 88.7’s Ed Mayberry sits down with the duo to talk life, and of course, music.



Singer/songwriter Bobby Whitlock’s career has seen him play with rock royalty.

If Bobby’s name isn’t familiar to you, his music certainly is — he co-wrote, played and sang on the Derek and the Dominos album “Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs.”

But that’s not all. When the Beatles broke up in 1970 and George Harrison released his triple solo album “All Things Must Pass,” it was Bobby on keyboards and background vocals.

He now lives with his wife CoCo Carmel.

They are performing in Houston Thursday night at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck. Bobby and CoCo recently sat down with News 88.7’s Ed Mayberry to talk about their life, and of course, music.


“I’ll be up there singing and actually be looking at somebody out there in the audience and wondering what his life is about? ‘When did you guys meet? You look like you’ve been together forever!’ You know, I’ll be thinking stuff like this while I’m singing ‘Layla’ or something!”
—Bobby Whitlock


An extended interview produced by Houston Matters (15 minutes):

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