Ṏ Purpose of text ❈ Clapton: The Autobiography ⢈ Kindle Ebook Author Eric Clapton ⣸

Ṏ Purpose of text  ❈ Clapton: The Autobiography  ⢈ Kindle Ebook Author Eric Clapton ⣸ Ṏ Purpose of text ❈ Clapton: The Autobiography ⢈ Kindle Ebook Author Eric Clapton ⣸ With striking intimacy and candor, Eric Clapton tells the story of his eventful and inspiring life in this poignant and honest autobiography More than a rock star, Eric Clapton is an icon, a living embodiment of the history of rock music Well known for his reserve in a profession marked by self promotion, flamboyance, and spin, he now chronicles, for the first time, his remarkable personal and professional journeys Born illegitimate in 1945 and raised by his grandparents, Eric never knew his father and, until the age of nine, believed his actual mother to be his sister In his early teens his solace was the guitar, and his incredible talent would make him a cult hero in the clubs of Britain and inspire devoted fans to scrawl Clapton is God on the walls of Londons Underground With the formation of Cream, the world s first supergroup, he became a worldwide superstar, but conflicting personalities tore the band apart within two years His stints in Blind Faith, in Delaney and Bonnie and Friends, and in Derek and the Dominos were also short lived but yielded some of the most enduring songs in history, including the classic Layla During the late sixties he played as a guest with Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan, as well as the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and longtime friend George Harrison It was while working with the latter that he fell for Georges wife, Pattie Boyd, a seemingly unrequited love that led him to the depths of despair, self imposed seclusion, and drug addiction By the early seventies he had overcome his addiction and released the bestselling album 461 Ocean Boulevard, with its massive hit I Shot the Sheriff He followed that with the platinum album Slowhand, which included Wonderful Tonight, the touching love song to Pattie, whom he finally married at the end of 1979 A short time later, however, Eric had replaced heroin with alcohol as his preferred vice, following a pattern of behavior that not only was detrimental to his music but contributed to the eventual breakup of his marriage In the eighties he would battle and begin his recovery from alcoholism and become a father But just as his life was coming together, he was struck by a terrible blow His beloved four year old son, Conor, died in a freak accident At an earlier time Eric might have coped with this tragedy by fleeing into a world of addiction But now a much stronger man, he took refuge in music, responding with the achingly beautiful Tears in Heaven Clapton is the powerfully written story of a survivor, a man who has achieved the pinnacle of success despite extraordinary demons It is one of the most compelling memoirs of our time. Eric Clapton Official Website Eric with JJ Cale Anyway The Wind Blows Live From San Diego Wikipedia Patrick Clapton, CBE born March , is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, songwriter He the only three time inductee to Rock Roll Hall of Fame once as a solo artist separately member Yardbirds Cream YouTube YouTube Channel for This autumn, coming big screen very special event in cinemas across globe Er music, videos, stats, photos Last Ripley, Surrey, England on nicknamed Slowhand, Grammy Award winning composer, singer guitarist who became one most respected artists era, inductions into IMDb was England, His real father Canadian pilot but he didn t find that out until Music Check Music Stream ad free or purchase CD s MPs now Wonderful Tonight Video Oct by from available Download iTunes Connect With Website Home Facebook ,, likes talking about this Pre Order In Special Guest at EricClapton Tickets Tour Dates Vivid Seats Ticket Information Guitar legend has been vital international roll scene since kicked off his career Happy Xmas first ever full length studio holiday album, Xmas, Bushbranch Records Surfdog th album Clapton: The Autobiography

    • Kindle
    • 345 pages
    • 076792536X
    • Clapton: The Autobiography
    • Eric Clapton
    • English
    • 2016-03-07T02:35+02:00