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Eric Clapton's 50 Greatest Guitar Moments

Guitar World celebrates the 50 greatest guitar moments of Eric Clapton's five-decade career—from the Yardbirds to Cream to Derek and the Dominos and beyond. There was a time when the name Eric Clapton meant one thing and one thing only: guitar god. His incendiary six-string exploits with the Yardbirds, followed by a pair of mind-blowing 1966 albums—Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton and Fresh... …

Eric Clapton's 50 Greatest Guitar Moments: No. 7 — "Spoonful" from 'Fresh Cream'

This is an excerpt from the March 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the rest of this story — as in, the other 49 Greatest Eric Clapton Guitar Moments of All Time — plus features on Mike Bloomfield, the Layla sessions, Johnny Winter, Don Felder, Guitar World's Readers Poll results and more (including gear reviews and John Petrucci's monthly column) — check out the March 2014 issue at the Guitar... …

Clapton on Fire: Cream’s 1968 Farewell Concert at the Royal Albert Hall

When I was a young'un in the early '80s, still new to the guitar and looking for great players to inspire me, I asked a few adults, including my father, to recommend some great guitarists, people I should listen to and learn from.Every one of them, Dad included, mentioned Eric Clapton. (Note: He was hip enough to also mention Eddie Van Halen.)So imagine my surprise when I went out and bought... …

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