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    Eric Clapton

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    grammy award winner and the 2nd greatest guitarist according to rolling stones. This is Eric Clapton, one of the greatest ,musicians of all time. He grew up in a house of music which would lead him into creating and founding some of the most influential rock bands of the time. He has had several songs reach the top of the billboards and on the list of the “greatest songs of rock and roll”. Eric Clapton has been one of the most influential artists and his work certainly reflects that. Born in Ripley

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    Eric Clapton

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    Eric Clapton Eric Clapton is an innovative guitarist, basically the first to combine blues and rock, which in turn popularized blues. Because of his skill and ever- evolving style, his music is a lasting contribution in itself. Eric Clapton made his recording debut with The Yardbirds, the British group that also featured guitar virtuosos Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck. Together, they created a whole new blues/rock sound that many of the famous ‘60s and ‘70s bands copied. Clapton left The Yardbirds when

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    Biography of Eric Clapton Eric Clapton was born on March 30, 1945 in Ripley, Surrey, England. He was born the illegitimate child of Patricia Molly Clapton, who could not afford to raise him at the time. He spent his life being raised by his grandparents, Rose and Jack Clapp, who, until he was nine, shielded him from the fact that he was illegitimate. They pretended they were his parents, while his real mother claimed to be his sister. Even after Clapton knew that he was, in fact, a bastard

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    Espenschied Mrs. P World Literature 10 8 November 2017 Eric Clapton Research Paper Eric Clapton the only person to ever get inducted into the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame three times. Eric is the most influential rock artist of the modern era. Eric has been through so much in his life, but he has still continued making music and to this day is still touring. Eric Clapton, born on March 30th, 1945 in Ripley, Surrey, England to Patricia Clapton and Edward Fryer. Edward was a Canadian soldier who was in

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    Cocaine

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    Cocaine Early on in his career, Eric Clapton seemed to have a difficult time sticking to one band. He played with the Yardbirds, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Blind Faith, Delaney & Bonnie & Friends, and Cream. But throughout all the time he spent with each of those bands, no solo work was ever thought of until 1970. It was in 1970 that Clapton launched his solo career with his self-titled debut album. His first album had only one real hit, so to speak, with “After Midnight,” but is still regarded

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    myself is my guitar.  I have always wanted to play the guitar since I was thirteen.  Ever since I saw the Rolling Stones in concert.  I took lessons the following year, and have been playing ever since then.  Other than the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton also has influenced me and made me want to play.  I never wanted to join a band, I mainly play by myself, but sometimes I get together with my friends. They also know how to play the guitar.  It's easy to find people to play with, know matter

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    composer by the name of Michael Kamen passed away at 55. He had the pleasure of conducting The London Philharmonic Orchestra, and The San Francisco Symphony. He aspired to share creative energy with rock legends such as Pink Floyd, Rod Stewart, & Eric Clapton. In 2002 it was his talent that kept the world company during the winter Olympics. In the late 1980s alternative rock was working at creating symphonies of its own. The band Metallica, known for its speed metal and talented range of chords, developed

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    Concert critique

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    I chose to do my concert critique on Eric Clapton-MTV unplugged full concert-HQ January 16, 1992 at Bray Film Studios in Windsor, England. Eric Clapton is my favorite rock n roll singer which has a mixture of genres. The concert was inside and on stage. The audience was seated up close to the stage which made the atmosphere comfortable; Eric and the band showed much warmth and connected with the crowd it wasn’t like the band was untouchable. The band consist of 8 members, Nathan East bassist/vocals

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    Eric Clapton is a blues and rock guitarist, songwriter and a singer. His interest in musical instruments started when he was given a guitar as a present for his fifteenth birthday. Even though he faced challenges at the beginning, Eric has risen to be one of the most influential and important guitarists of all time (Johns, pp.20). At the age of 16, his work had been noticed as he played on various occasions alongside his colleague David Brock. When he turned 17, he joined the R&B group, a local band

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    The life and death of the blues musician, Robert Johnson, was shrouded in mystery and legacy. The "King of Delta Blues" not only left behind remnants of his heart and soul in his music but a legendary tale of his encounter with the Devil at a crossroads in Southern Mississippi. The circulation of this intricate rumor not only brought about the blossoming of the career of one of Blue's most memorable legends but aided Johnson in laying the foundation for today's music and culture. Music was always

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