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Today’s Birthday: Eric Patrick Clapton (1945)

Eric Patrick Clapton (1945)

Qué decir!!. Simplemente un genio. (Va por ti ...

Qué decir!!. Simplemente un genio. (Va por ti Elegua1974). Camara: Olympus OM2 Objetivo: OM 135mm 2.8 Photographer: F. Antolín Hernandez (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Considered to be one of the greatest guitar players of all time, Clapton took up the instrument as a teen and went on to play in a succession of critically acclaimed blues and rock bands, such as the Yardbirds, the Bluesbreakers, and Cream. He is the recipient of 17 Grammy awards and is a three-time inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In the early 70s, he spent several years in seclusion battling a heroin addiction. What famous tock guitarist helped launch Clapton’s comeback? More… Discuss