Eric Patrick CLAPTON

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1945-03-30
Education St Bede's Sch Surrey, Kingston Coll of Art
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Style Eric Clapton, CBE
Career guitarist and singer; has worked with Howlin' Wolf, Steve Winwood, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Pete Townshend, Elton John, Phil Collins and others; joined Yardbirds as lead guitarist 1963, recorded album Five Little Yardbirds (live, 1964), joined John Mayall's Bluesbreakers 1965; albums with John Mayall: Lonely Years (1965), Blues Breakers (1966, reached UK no 6); formed Cream 1966; albums with Cream: Fresh Cream (1967, UK no 6), Disraeli Gears (1967, UK no 5), Wheels Of Fire (1968, UK no 3), Goodbye (1969, UK no 1), The Best Of Cream (compilation, 1969, UK no 6), Live Cream (live, 1970, UK no 4), Live Cream - Vol 2 (live, 1972, UK no 15); formed Blind Faith 1969, recorded album Blind Faith (1969, UK no 1); started solo career 1970, formed Derek & The Dominoes 1970, recorded albums Layla And Other Love Songs (1970, US no 16), Derek & The Dominoes In Concert (live, 1973, UK no 36); solo albums: Eric Clapton (1970, UK no 17), History Of Eric Clapton (1972, UK no 20), Eric Clapton's Rainbow Concert (live, 1973, UK no 19), 461 Ocean Boulevard (1974, UK no 3), There's One In Every Crowd (1975, UK no 15), E C Was Here (live, 1975, UK no 14), No Reason To Cry (1976, UK no 8), Slowhand (1977, UK no 23), Backless (1978, UK no 18), Just One Night (1980, UK no 3), Another Ticket (1981, UK no 18), Time Pieces - The Best Of Eric Clapton (1982, UK no 20), Money And Cigarettes (1983, UK no 13), Backtrackin' (compilation, 1984, UK no 29), Behind The Sun (1985, UK no 8), August (1986, UK no 3), The Cream Of Eric Clapton (compilation, UK no 3), Crossroads (box set, 1988), Journeyman (1989, UK no 2), 24 Nights (live, 1992), Unplugged (1992, UK no 3), Stages (1993), From the Cradle (1994), Crossroads 2: Live in the 70s (1996), Pilgrim (1998), Riding with the King (2000), Reptile (2001), Eric Clapton Live (2002), The Road to Escondido (with JJ Cale, 2006), Live from Madison Square Garden (with Steve Winwood, 2009); has worked on numerous film soundtracks incl: Tommy, The Colour Of Money, Lethal Weapon, Rush; >ir< incl: winner Grammy award for Best Male Rock Vocal (for Bad Love) 1991, Variety Club Best Recording Artist of 1992, six Grammy awards 1993, winner Grammy award for Best Traditional Blues Recording (for From the Cradle) 1995, winner Grammy awards for Record of the Year and Best Male Pop Vocalist (for Change the World) 1997, winner Grammy award for Best Male Pop Vocal (for My Father's Eyes) 1999
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