Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton

guitarist, singer, and composer
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Eric Clapton

Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE (born 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. Clapton has been referred to as one of the most important and influential guitarists of all time. Clapton ranked second in Rolling Stones list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" and fourth in Gibsons "Top 50 Guitarists of All Time". He was also named number five in Time magazine's list of "The 10 Best Electric Guitar Players" in 2009.

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Eric Clapton was born on 30 March 1945 in Ripley, Surrey, England, UK. His full name at birth was Eric Patrick Clapton. He is best known as a musician. He attended high school at Hollyfield School, Surbiton, Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, London, England, UK. For university, he studied at Kingston College of Art, Kingston upon Thames, London, England, UK. His religion is listed as Christian. He is 5' 11" (180 cm) tall and weighs 185 lbs (84 kg) with an average build. He has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $300,000,000 US dollars. His zodiac star sign is Aries.
Full name at birth
Eric Patrick Clapton
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Claim to fame
The Yardbirds
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Date of birth
30 March 1945
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Place of birth
Ripley, Surrey, England, UK
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Age
77
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Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Producer, Artist
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5' 11" (180 cm)
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Weight
185 lbs (84 kg)
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Net worth
$300,000,000 USD
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High school
Hollyfield School, Surbiton, Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, London, England, UK
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Kingston College of Art, Kingston upon Thames, London, England, UK
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I feel wonderful because I see / The love light in your eyes. / And the wonder of it all / Is that you just don`t realize how much I love you.
  • Twins sons Eric and Derick born in 1985 with Connie Smith, a long time Missouri girlfriend.
  • His current backing band involves people like guitarist Andy Fairweather-Low (ex-Amen Corner) and bassist Nathan East (Fourplay).
  • Created his own band, Derek and the Dominoes, after the break-up of Cream.
  • Mentioned in the song "Life Is a Rock But the Radio Rolled Me" by Reunion.
  • Was very good friends with Duane Allman, and they held a great deal of respect for each other. Allman played guitar on the Derek and the Dominos song "Layla."

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