The legendary guitarists perform together on new single

Eric Clapton has put in a guest appearance on Steve Winwood’s forthcoming new single “Dirty City”.

Playing guitar on the track, Clapton met Winwood whilst playing three nights at New York’s Madison Square Gardens last Febraury and decided work on the blues track together.

The single is taken from Winwood’s forthcoming studio album 9 Lives and is released on April 28.

The album follows on May 5.

Steve Winwood and his band are also set to be special guests on Tom Petty’s US summer tour.