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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

  • 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

  • Biography of Eric Clapton

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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

  • Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton

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    Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton In 1992, singer, musician, and composer Erik Clapton released "Unplugged", a cd recorded during his tv special on MTV. This program was part of a series of programs performed by different artists, playing almost no electrical instruments. His cd won the Grammy Awards for best album of the year, best pop male vocal, best rock song -- Layla, and best rock male vocal, and best song of the year -- Tears in heaven. The song "Tears in heaven", the fourth track on

  • Running on Faith (eric clapton Biography)

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    When comparing my free write with the writing diagnostic prompt, it gave me a chance to reminisce on how I became a scribe. To know how to write, one also needs to know how to read. My reading abilities, like most of my peers started in pre-school learning the ABC’s. After learning the basic’s it was in infinite sprint to soak up the knowledge of the world. Over the years, I can credit my parents, teachers, and many books for instilling the knowledge I would need to read and write. My memories of

  • Ericic Clapton: An Influential Rock Artist Of Eric Clapton

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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

  • 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

  • Eric Clapton Essay Importance

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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

  • 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

  • Essay On Yardbirds

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    such as Led Zeppelin, Cream, and Jeff Beck Group are all derived from three of the most dominant guitarists: Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, and Jeff Beck. Many styles of music never would have been produced if it weren’t for the Yardbirds, these including: “garage- rock, hard- rock,... ... middle of paper ... ...vocabulary of blues guitar” ("Eric Clapton Biography | Eric Clapton."). All the musicians that were involved in the Yardbirds created an everlasting effect on listeners. They changed the history