Legend says Clapton split over “For Your Love.” But there was more to it.
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A searing rebuke, performed with bristling force on a gut-string guitar.
The Beatles’ early retirement makes compiling a concert playlist difficult – but not impossible.
“All I could do was admire it from afar,” he admits, “and long for something similar.”
Clapton, Beck and then Page played lead with the Yardbirds between 1963-68.
Ben King shares more than a spot in the guitar chair with Beck, Clapton and Page.
There was always a stillness at the center of J.J. Cale’s work, and Clapton captures it once more.
Often overlooked, widely misunderstood and generally derided, Behind the Sun might not be the first album you’d picture for a deluxe Steve Hoffman mastering to Audio Fidelity SACD. But, really, that’s the magic of this particular reissue — the way it challenges your expectations, even your memory.
Recorded at the BBC and included on … Where The Action Is!, a two-disc set released in 2000, “The Sun Is Shining” captures the Yardbirds in their element with jaw-dropping results.
Eric Clapton, born on March 30, 1945, apparently lost all interest in the guitar after having struggled mightily with a cheap, steel-stringed 13th birthday gift. Luckily for us, he picked the instrument up again a couple of years later, beginning a journey that would make him the only thrice inducted member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.