Eric Clapton is my alltime favorite musician. I've been a fan since I was 12. Eric is 73 years old today (March 30th). That's kind of incredible, given the fact that he rose to superstardom in an era where several of his peers, most notably Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Jim Morrison didn't live to see their 30th birthday...
Eric Clapton's 23rd studio album, "I Still Do," was released today (May 20th). The rock legend's career has spanned more than 50 years.
He recently told the Chicago Tribune, "I kind of might be saying goodbye. But I've been doing that for a while."
Eric Clapton is 72 years old today (March 30th). That's kind of incredible, given the fact that he rose to superstardom in an era where several of his peers, most notably Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Jim Morrison didn't live to see their 30th birthday...
Eric Clapton is my all time favorite rock musician. I've been a fan since I was 12, have had the pleasure of seeing him perform 10 times in several different locales. Denver, New York city, Buffalo, Houston, and New Orleans. The New York show was on my birthday, a lifelong memory. The show in Denver was in a beautiful amphitheater, called Fiddler's Green. The opening act was Buckwheat Zydeco! One of the Houston concerts was a tour with Steve Winwood, another birthday celebration. Two years ago, "Slowhand" announced he would retire from touring at age 70.
What Year Was It!
These songs were on the radio:
'Band On The Run' (Paul McCartney & Wings)
'I Shot The Sheriff' (Eric Clapton)
'Bennie And The Jets' (Elton John)
These events were taking place:
'All In The Family' is the top rated show.
People magazine debuts.
New York Yankees Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford are elected to Hall of Fame.
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:
Occupation: Rock God
Known For: Being the only three-time inductee in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (with the Yardbirds and Cream, and as a solo artist), being one of the most important and influential guitarists of all time, winning 17 Grammys, and classic songs like ‘Sunshine of Your Love,’ ‘Crossroads,’ ‘Layla
I've been an Eric Clapton fan since I was 12. My oldest brother brought home an album by a band called Cream. When I heard 'Sunshine Of Your Love', I was hooked! Eric is the only person to be inducted into the Rock 'n Roll Hall Of Fame three times.
is world -renowned for his prolific musical career. He is also a passionate car collector. There's an Eric Clapton exhibit in the Galleria De Ferrari, and he owns some of the rarest ones ever built. Add the rarest of them all...
Eric Clapton, the only three-time inductee in the Rock 'n Roll Hall Of Fame is 66 years old today. 'Slowhand' has been inducted for his work with the Yardbirds, Cream, and for his solo career. He has won or shared in 19 grammy awards, including the Lifetime Acheivement award...
Bonhams is delighted to announce this landmark auction, which includes more than 150 lots from Eric Clapton's personal collection. The sale will feature over 70 guitars and 70 amps which have helped create Clapton's legendary sound. This is the first time the rock icon has donated his historic amplifiers to auction and gives fans a rare opportunity to purchase a piece of Clapton history.