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Readers' Poll: Eric Clapton's Top 10 Guitar Albums

Well, you've had a week to voice your opinion on Eric Clapton's best guitar album, and here are the results of the poll, shown from 10 to 1.

The top two albums, I'd say, were big-time favorites (and they won by a mile), but it really was a guessing game after that. You'll find that, pretty much, Clapton's whole career is represented here -- minus his days with The Yardbirds and The Powerhouse.

By the way, has anyone bought his brand-new album, Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton Play The Blues? If so, tell us what you think in the comments below. I've heard it ... and let's just say it's not in danger of cracking the top 10 in future "guitar album" polls.

See you when we do our next best-guitar-album poll!

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Damian Fanelli
Damian Fanelli

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor, and his non-Pulitzer-Prize-winning stories have appeared in Guitar Aficionado, Vintage Guitar, Total Guitar and countless other publications, including 13.7 metric tons of daily newspapers. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton and Ty Tabor chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (one of which appears in the 2015 Disney film 'Tomorrowland' starring George Clooney and Britt Robertson). He's in two NYC-area bands and plays Teles with four-way switches, B-benders and semi-snazzy aftermarket pickups. He quotes Terry-Thomas twice daily.