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Eric Clapton is one of the most famous guitarists in the world. He is known for hisunique style of blues guitar has earned him the nickname ”Slowhand”. He has published several successful albums, both solo success, and with the cream of the bands, the Yardbirds, and Derek & the Dominos.
Eric Clapton was born March 30, 1945 in Ripley, Surrey, England. He took the guitarat a young age and his musical prowess soon became clear. He was stronglyinfluenced by the blues, musical genres and artists across rock, blues, blues andpsychedelic rock. Clapton was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame threetimes.
Clapton began his musical career with the rock band The Yardbirds in 1963. Hesoon left the band in 1965, convinced that their sound is very pop oriented. As ablues guitarist, Clapton was comfortable with the open nature of the pop Yardbirds.
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