Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE (born 30 March 1945) is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and of Cream.
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Eric Patrick Clapton CBE (born 30 March 1945, in The Green, Ripley, Surrey, England) is an English guitarist, singer and composer.Clapton is the son of a sixteen-year-old, Patricia Clapton, and Edward Fryer, a Canadian soldier stationed in England.
The singles discography of Eric Clapton consists of 24 early career singles that Clapton recorded with various bands and artists including The Yardbirds, John Mayall & the Blues Breakers, Cream, John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band as well as Derek and the Dominos.
The History of Eric Clapton is a compilation double LP, released in 1972 by Polydor Records in the United Kingdom, and Atco Records in the United States. It features Eric Clapton performing in various bands between 1964 and 1970, including The Yardbirds, Cream, Blind Faith and Derek and the Dominos.
- Background and artwork
1970 studio album by Eric Clapton Eric Clapton Studio album by Eric Clapton Released16 August 1970 RecordedNovember 1969 – March 1970 GenreRock · blues · blues rock Length35:11 LabelAtco · Polydor ProducerDelaney Bramlett Eric Clapton chronology On Tour with Eric Clapton Eric Clapton Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs Singles from Eric Clapton "After Midnight" Released: October 1970 "Blues Power" Released: 1970 "Let It Rain" Released: 1972 Eric Clapton is the debut full studio album...
After being successful with bands including The Yardbirds, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, Cream and Blind Faith, Clapton recorded an album under his own name in late 1969 and early 1970. The album cover, photographed by Barry Feinstein, depicts Clapton sitting in a Los Angeles photo studio while smoking a cigarette, his Fender Stratocaster Brownie electric guitar leaning between his legs.
Clapton recorded some tracks in November 1969 at London's Olympic Studios and went on to record more songs in 1970 in two sessions; one in January 1970 at the Village Recorders Studio in West Los Angeles and a second session in March the same year at Island Studios in London. A large number of musicians that worked with Clapton on the album had been working with the band Delaney & Bonnie, which previously opened the Blind Faith gigs. The musicians included the core of Derek & the Dominos, includ
The Eric Clapton World Tour 2019 is a concert tour by British rock and blues guitarist and singer Eric Clapton, which started on 13 April 2019 through 20 April 2019 at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo. As of 22 April 2019, a total of seventeen live performances in Japan, in the United Kingdom, Austria, Germany and in the United States were announced. The concert tour ended on 21 September 2019 in Dallas, United States.
In September 2018, Clapton went to see a concert, held by the German cellist Jan Vogler, who is also the head of artist relations of the Dresden Music Festival. After the show, the two talked about how to keep their hands and fingers in shape during concert tours, according to the Sächsische Zeitung. During the conversation, Vogler invited Clapton to stage an intimate concert at the renovated Kulturpalast in Dresden, which has a capacity of only 1,754 seats. Clapton agreed to close the ...
This setlist represents the average setlist of the tour. It does not represent all individual shows throughout the tour. "Pretending" "Key to the Highway" "Hoochie Coochie Man" "I Shot the Sheriff" "Driftin' Blues"* "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out"* "Tears in Heaven"* "Running On Faith"* "Layla"* "Tearing Us Apart" "Badge" "Holy Mother" "Cross Road Blues" "Little Queen of Spades" "Cocaine" Encore "High Time We Went" * Indicates that the song was played in an acoustic/unplugged arrange
For his 2019 Tokyo residency at the Nippon Budokan, Clapton debuted a new color for his Fender signature model Eric Clapton Stratocaster electric guitar. The color, which is called "Almond Green", was frequently used by British car manufacturer Aston Martin throughout the 2000s and 2010s. The Eric Clapton fan club magazine Where's Eric! noted, that the guitar has model "a much lighter hue than his Strats finished with Porsche and Mercedes car colors". Clapton owned an Aston Martin automobile in
The following musicians were part of Clapton's touring band or appeared as special guests.
- 21 September 2019
- 5 in Asia, 7 in Europe, 5 in North America
- 13 April 2019
- Chart performance
- Critical reception
2010 studio album by Eric Clapton Clapton Studio album by Eric Clapton Released27 September 2010 Recorded2009–10 GenreRock, blues, jazz Length61:55 LabelDuck, Reprise ProducerEric Clapton, Doyle Bramhall II, Justin Stanley Eric Clapton chronology Live from Madison Square Garden Clapton Play the Blues: Live from Jazz at Lincoln Center Clapton is the eighteenth solo studio album by English rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Eric Clapton. It was released on 27 September 2010 in the United...
The album was Clapton's first studio album in four years following his duet with J.J. Cale in The Road to Escondido, and is made up of a mix of new material and cover songs. Clapton has played tracks off this album such as "Rocking Chair" and "When Somebody Thinks You're Wonderful" live on tour. Clapton has said, "This album wasn’t what it was intended to be at all. It's actually better than it was meant to be because, in a way, I just let it happen."
Clapton debuted at number seven on the UK Albums Chart, his highest charting album on the chart since Reptile from 2001. In the United States it entered the Billboard 200 at number six, selling 47,000 copies in its first week on the chart. The album reached top five positions in Austria, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
The track "Run Back to Your Side" was nominated for Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, held on 13 February 2011.
- Release and promotion
1998 studio album by Eric Clapton Pilgrim Studio album by Eric Clapton Released10 March 1998 Recorded1997 StudioOcean Way Recording · Olympic Studios Genre Blues pop rock soft rock Length1:15:33 LabelReprise ProducerEric Clapton · Simon Climie Eric Clapton chronology Crossroads 2 Pilgrim Blues Singles from Pilgrim "My Father's Eyes" Released: 9 February 1998 "She's Gone" Released: April 1998 "Circus" Released: June 1998 "Born in Time" Released: 10 July 1998 "Pilgrim" Released: November...
The album was recorded during 1997 in both Ocean Way and the Olympic Studios. The release of Pilgrim marked Clapton's first album of all-new original studio material since 1989's Journeyman album. When being interviewed by Larry King in February 1998, Clapton explained how the album title came to be: "Well, it's kind of – I suppose – there's a track on the album called 'Pilgrim' which came first. And when I came to title the album I used that track as a key point to go from, because I ...
According to the music website AllMusic, the 1998 studio release belongs to the musical genres of both pop and rock music, in styles of album rock, contemporary pop and rock as well as adult contemporary music. Pilgrim brings, so the music website says, a slick, smooth, detached, laid-back, mellow, refined, reflective, stylish, sentimental and reserved mood with it. The Billboard magazine, however, thinks, the album definitely belongs to the music genre of pop music. The album experiments with d
The album was released on 10 March 1998 under Reprise Records, a sublabel of Warner Bros. Records for worldwide territories on compact disc, grammophone record and music cassette. Over the years, Pilgrim was re-released in order to meet the ordering quantity. For example, in 2011 and 2013, the record was re-released on 12" vinyl with better quality pressings, and was in 2014 re-released by Audio Fidelity Records as a Super Audio CD. The album was also released alongside "Change the World" as a s
Eric Clapton and B.B. King - Let Me Love You (Official Audio) Eric Clapton with JJ Cale - Anyway The Wind Blows (Live From San Diego) Eric Clapton - Motherless Children (Live In San Diego)