Eric Patrick Clapton is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter, widely regarded as one of the most important and influential guitarists of all time. Clapton ranked second in Rolling Stone's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" and fourth in Gibson's "Top 50 Guitarists of All Time". He was also named number five in Time magazine's list of "The 10 Best Electric Guitar Players" in 2009.After playing in a number of different local bands, Clapton joined the Yardbirds in 1963, replacing founding guitarist Top Topham. Dissatisfied with the change of the Yardbirds sound from blues rock to a more radio-friendly pop rock sound, Clapton left in 1965 to play with John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers. On leaving Mayall in 1966, after one album, he formed the power trio Cream with drummer Ginger Baker and bassist Jack Bruce, in which Clapton played sustained blues improvisations and "arty, blues-based psychedelic pop". After Cream broke up in November 1968, he formed the blues rock band Blind Faith with Baker, Steve Winwood, and Ric Grech, recording one album and performing on one tour before they broke up. Clapton embarked on a solo career in 1970.
Eric Patrick Clapton
30 March 1945
Ripley, Surrey, England
Eric Clapton is a guitarist and vocalist from the United Kingdom. He is recognized for compositions such as "Sunshine of Your Love" and "Before You Accuse Me." He used to play for The Roosters when he was younger. His strong relationship with The Yardbirds culminated in the hit song "For Your Love." He earned the moniker "Slowhand" during his time with The Yardbirds. During his time with the Bluesbreakers, he established himself as a competent guitarist. During his appearance with this band, he was given the moniker "God." His involvement with the band Cream allowed him to demonstrate his versatility as a singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Hit scores such as "Sunshine of Your Love," "White Room," and "Crossroads" were composed by Eric and this band. Blind Faith is his band's name, and he is the band's founder. The soundtrack 'Sunshine of Your Love' is a wonderful example of his signature guitar sound, dubbed the 'woman tone' by fans. This renowned figure, who has won seventeen Grammy Awards, has struggled with drug addiction and alcoholism. He founded the Crossroads Centre in the West Indies after his recuperation. It helps drug addicts get back on their feet.
He married Pattie Boyd on March 27, 1979 and, after their divorce in June 1988, he married Melia McEnery on January 1, 2002. His only son, Conor, tragically died at the age of four and a half when he fell out a bathroom window, inspiring the lyrics to Clapton's song "Tears in Heaven." Clapton also has four daughters named Julie, Ruth, Sophie and Ella.
His mother was tricked by his family while he was a youngster, causing him to believe that his grandma was his mother and his mother was his elder sister.
He got the nickname Slowhand because he played the guitar with such ferocity that his strings would break and as he replaced them onstage, the audience would slowly clap their hands.
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At the age of 77,
Eric Clapton height is 5 ft 9 in (1.77 m).
His weight is 77 kg .
He collaborated with Bob Dylan on the 1976 album No Reason to Cry.
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● Eric Clapton was born on March 30, 1945 (age 77) in Ripley, England ● He is a celebrity guitarist ● His weight is 77 kg● His height is 5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)
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