13th March 1993, Eric Clapton started a three-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with Unplugged. It remains the most successful and best-selling live album ever, winning two Grammy awards at the 35th Annual Grammy Awards in 1993. It is also Clapton’s best-selling album ever, having sold 26 million copies worldwide. More on […]

A hit pop record wasn’t what he wanted, so he left. On March 13, 1965, Eric Clapton left The Yardbirds. He didn’t like what he called the bands new ‘pop’ direction. The band had just had a major hit with the Graham Gouldman penned “For Your Love”, and Eric wanted to keep playing more blues […]

Happy birthday to Eric Stewart, born on 20th January 1945. English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who with the Mindbenders had the 1966 UK No.2 single ‘Groovy Kind Of Love’. With Hotlegs the 1970 UK No.2 single ‘Neanderthal Man’ and as a member of 10cc the 1975 UK No.1 & US No. 2 single ‘I’m Not In […] 20 of Eric Clapton’s Best Guitar Solos | uDiscover We hope you enjoy and respond to our pick of the best Eric Clapton guitar solos. Find out which Eric Clapton guitar solos have made the cut. Read it here

16th Jan 1992, Eric Clapton recorded his unplugged session for MTV. The set which included his current hit single ‘Tears in Heaven’ and a reworked acoustic version of ‘Layla’, earned six Grammy Awards for the album including Record of the Year. More on Eric Clapton: Eric Clapton Eric Clapton is like an old friend […]

We like the look of this new Eric Clapton film – Life in 12 Bars: Eric Clapton On Life In 12 Bars: “I Sabotaged Everything I Got Involved In” At the London premiere of his documentary, Life In 12 Bars, Eric Clapton looks back over his life, with Jools Holland and director Lili Fini […]

The A-Z of music for 24 days until Christmas. Today is C for Eric Clapton: Eric Clapton Eric Clapton is like an old friend you’ve known all your life. From each album or live show, you know what to expect; quality music, great guitar solos, a few ballads and the blues. Clapton is the […]

Blue Oyster Cult’s Eric Bloom has 73 candles on his birthday cake today. While working at a Sam Ash Music store in 1968, a local band that had a pretty good following came into the store and Eric struck up a conversation with them. The band was called Soft White Underbelly. They liked him enough […]

See how many you can score in our very hard Eric Clapron Quiz: Eric Clapton Quiz Eric Clapton Quiz Read it here

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