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ERIC CLAPTON

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Eric Clapton is a Grammy Award winning guitarist, praised as god by many people including his fans and other guitarists. Also a singer, songwriter and composer, he was chosen three times into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as The Yardbirds, Cream, and solo. He contributed significantly to rock music, and is still loved by many people today. In 2006, he also received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award as Cream. He ranked 4th in Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time in 2003.

Former bands(major and minor bands):

  • Casey Jones and the Engineers
  • The Roosters
  • The Yardbirds
  • John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers
  • Powerhouse
  • Cream
  • The Beatles
  • The Dirty Mac
  • Blind Faith
  • The Plastic Ono band
  • Delaney
  • Bonnie & Friends
  • Derek and the Dominos
  • Roger Waters
  • Dire Straits
  • T.D.F

Famous Songs:

  • Sunshine of Your Love (Cream)
  • White Room (Cream)
  • Crossroads (Cream)
  • I Shot the Sheriff (Eric Clapton)
  • Tears in Heaven (Eric Clapton)

Notable Instruments:

  • Blackie (Fender Stratocaster)
  • Brownie (Fender Stratocaster) - often used during the 70's
  • Eric Clapton Stratocaster - first signature model guitar that Fender ever released
  • Gisbon Les Paul Sunburst Standard

Helpful Links:

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