Lay Down Sally
Eric Clapton
Lay down, Sally, and rest you in my arms
Don't you think you want someone to talk to
Lay down, Sally, no need to leave so soon
I've been trying all night long just to talk to you
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1978
  • peaked at No. 25 on the Adult Contemporary chart in 1978
  • peaked at No. 39 on the UK Singles chart in 1978
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • from Eric Clapton's fifth studio album, Slowhand (1977)
  • album personnel:
         Eric Clapton - lead vocals, guitar
         George Terry - guitar
         Carl Radle - bass guitar
         Dick Sims - keyboards
         Mel Collins - saxophone
         Jamie Oldaker - drums, percussion
         Yvonne Elliman - harmony and backing vocals
         Marcy Levy - harmony and backing vocals
  • written by Eric Clapton, Marcy Levy (Marcella Detroit), George Terry
  • produced by Glyn Johns
  • recorded at Olympic Studios, London, England
  • RSO Records label
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