Clapton

17th August 1974, Eric Clapton started a four-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 461 Ocean Boulevard, a No.3 hit in the UK. The house featured on the album cover is 461 Ocean Boulevard in the town of Golden Beach, Florida near Miami where Clapton lived while making the album. Eric Clapton […]

1st August 1971, The Concert For Bangladesh organised by George Harrison to aid victims of famine and war in Bangladesh took place at New York's Madison Sq Garden. Featuring Bob Dylan, Ringo Starr, Billy Preston, Eric Clapton, Ravi Shankar and members from Badfinger. Harrison had to shell out his own money to maintain the fund […]

4th April 1982, ‘Layla’ was on the UK singles chart. The re-released track originally featured on the Derek and the Dominos, album Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (November 1970). Inspired by Clapton's then unrequited love for Pattie Boyd, the wife of his friend George Harrison, ‘Layla’ is considered one of rock music's definitive love […]

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Happy birthday to Eric Clapton, born on 30 March 1945. Guitarist, singer, songwriter who has been a member of The Roosters, Casey Jones and the Engineers, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and Cream who had the 1967 UK No.11 single 'I Feel Free'. Then formed Derek and the Dominoes who had the 1972 UK No.7 single 'Layla'. […]

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We love this from Eric! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmw9vHZCbMo&feature=youtu.be Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10161002444480167

A story with a happy ending (from Guitar World). Stolen Fender Stratocaster Signed by Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Others Recovered after Gary Moore’s Son Spots Instrument on eBay Link to original article here

Xmas at Eric’s. A Clapton Christmas: Go behind the scenes with Slowhand on his festive release Link to original article here

On Oct. 24, 2005, Cream ( Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce and Eric Clapton) began their series of reunion concerts at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. How many of you were at one or more of the shows, 13 years ago? Ginger never sent us tickets. Nettie? Read It Here!


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