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Eric Clapton

Autor(a) de Clapton: The Autobiography

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Eric Patrick Clapton (born March 30, 1945) is an English musician, singer-songwriter and guitarist. 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 Cream. Clapton has been referred to as one of the most mostrar mais important and influential guitarists of all time. Because of this, he was also coined with the nickname "Clapton is God" in graffiti on the wall at an Islington Underground station in 1967. The phrase began to appear in other areas throughout the mid-1960s. Clapton grew up with his grandparents in Surrey, England. He studied at the Kingston College of Art but was dismissed because his focus was more on music than art. At age 17 he began playing with bands. Two of his most popular recordings were "Layla", recorded while he was a member of band Derek and the Dominos; and Robert Johnson's "Crossroads", recorded by band Cream. Following the freak accident which killed his son Conor in 1991, Clapton's grief was expressed in the song "Tears in Heaven", which featured in his Unplugged album. Clapton has been the recipient of 18 Grammy Awards, and the Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. In 2004, he was awarded a CBE at Buckingham Palace for services to music. In 1998, Clapton, a recovering alcoholic and drug addict, founded the Crossroads Centre on Antigua, a medical facility for recovering substance abusers. Clapton was awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006 as a member of the rock group, Cream. In 2015, Clapton's autobiography (entitled Clapton: The Autobiography) became listed on the New York Times bestseller list. It was originally published in 2007. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por Eric Clapton

Clapton: The Autobiography (2007) 1,631 exemplares, 37 críticas
Eric Clapton Unplugged (1992) 173 exemplares, 1 crítica
The Cream of Clapton (1987) 101 exemplares, 2 críticas
From the Cradle (1994) 96 exemplares
Time Pieces: The Best of Eric Clapton [1982 Album] (1982) — Artist — 90 exemplares
Riding With the King [audio recording] (2000) 75 exemplares, 2 críticas
461 Ocean Boulevard [sound recording] (1974) 69 exemplares, 2 críticas
Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs [sound recording] (1970) — Artist — 67 exemplares
Journeyman [1989 album] (1989) 63 exemplares, 1 crítica
Slowhand (1996) 60 exemplares, 1 crítica
Blues Breakers [sound recording] (1966) 48 exemplares
Wheels Of Fire (1968) 42 exemplares, 1 crítica
Pilgrim (1998) 42 exemplares
Me and Mr. Johnson (2004) 41 exemplares
Crossroads [4 CD Box Set] (2007) 37 exemplares
Complete Clapton (2007) 36 exemplares
Reptile (2001) 33 exemplares
24 Nights [Sound Recording - Album] (1991) 28 exemplares, 1 crítica
Eric Clapton: Crossroads Guitar Festival 2004 [video recording] (2002) — Artist — 28 exemplares, 1 crítica
August (1986) 27 exemplares
Eric Clapton [1970 sound recording - self-titled album] (1970) — Artist/Songwriter — 27 exemplares, 1 crítica
Just One Night (1980) 20 exemplares, 1 crítica
Derek and the Dominos: Layla [song] — Artist — 20 exemplares, 1 crítica
Blues (1999) 19 exemplares
Eric Clapton's Rainbow Concert (1973) 19 exemplares, 2 críticas
Back Home (2005) 18 exemplares
Behind the Sun (1984) 18 exemplares, 1 crítica
Backless (1978) 18 exemplares, 1 crítica
Clapton [2010 album] (2010) — Artist — 17 exemplares
I Still Do (2014) 17 exemplares, 1 crítica
Money and Cigarettes (1983) 17 exemplares, 1 crítica
One More Car, One More Rider (2002) 17 exemplares, 1 crítica
Another Ticket (1996) 15 exemplares, 1 crítica
Live Cream, Vol. 1 [audio recording] (1998) — Artist — 15 exemplares, 1 crítica
Backtrackin' (1987) 15 exemplares
E.C. Was Here [sound recording] (1996) 14 exemplares, 1 crítica
Eric Clapton: Crossroads Vol. 1 [songbook] (1989) 14 exemplares, 1 crítica
Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton Play The Blues (2011) — Artist — 13 exemplares
Rush: Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack (1991) — Compositor — 11 exemplares
Sessions for Robert J. (2004) 11 exemplares, 1 crítica
There's One in Every Crowd [soundrecording] (1975) 10 exemplares, 1 crítica
History of Eric Clapton (1972) 10 exemplares
24 Nights [1991 Concert Film] (1999) 10 exemplares
Pilgrim [songbook] (1998) 10 exemplares
No Reason to Cry (1996) 9 exemplares, 1 crítica
Old Sock (2013) 9 exemplares
Communion [1989 film] (1989) — Compositor — 8 exemplares
Strictly the Blues (2000) 7 exemplares
Live in San Diego (2016) 7 exemplares
White Boy Blues (1984) — Artist — 7 exemplares
Happy Xmas (2018) 7 exemplares
Forever Man (3CD) (2014) 6 exemplares
Derek and the Dominos: Live at the Fillmore [audio recording] (1994) — Artist — 6 exemplares, 1 crítica
Stages (1993) 6 exemplares
At His Best (1972) 6 exemplares
Wonderful Tonight [Sound Recording - Song] (1977) — Artist/Songwriter — 6 exemplares
Eric Clapton & Friends (1998) 5 exemplares
Eric Clapton: Deluxe [songbook] (1981) 5 exemplares
Six-String Stories (2012) 5 exemplares
5/6/92 4 exemplares, 3 críticas
Eric Clapton Anthology (2003) 4 exemplares
ICON (2011) 3 exemplares
Planes, Trains and Eric (2014) 3 exemplares
I Can't Stand It [1981 single] (1981) 3 exemplares
Pretending [1989 single] (1989) 3 exemplares
Blaze of Glory 3 exemplares
Nothing But the Blues 3 exemplares
If I Could Change the World (1996) 3 exemplares
I Shot the Sheriff (1974) 2 exemplares
Eric Clapton omaelämäkerta (2008) 2 exemplares
Blues Power (1998) 2 exemplares
The Bluesman [songbook] (1998) 2 exemplares
Eric Clapton: Big Boss Man (1980) 2 exemplares
Tears in Heaven [sheet music] (1997) 2 exemplares
4/12/90 2 exemplares, 2 críticas
Bad Love [1990 single] (1990) 2 exemplares
1972 1 exemplar
Edge Of Darkness 1 exemplar
Blues Breakers 1 exemplar
Nothing But the Blues (1990) 1 exemplar
Greatest Hits 1 exemplar
Nothing But the Blues [film] 1 exemplar, 1 crítica
The Concise Eric Clapton (1995) 1 exemplar
Jam with Eric Clapton (2003) 1 exemplar
To Save A Child 1 exemplar
EC Was Here 1 exemplar
Eric's Blues — Artist — 1 exemplar, 1 crítica
Backtrackin 1 exemplar
Clapton is God 1 exemplar
No Reason to Cry [songbook] (1996) 1 exemplar
Det bästa av Eric Clapton (1995) 1 exemplar
Clapton is god 2 1 exemplar
British Legend (2012) 1 exemplar
Blues Years (1999) 1 exemplar
Roots of Clapton (2002) 1 exemplar
Spiritual Home 1 exemplar
The Last Rehearsal 1 exemplar
Beginnings (1996) 1 exemplar
Early Collection 1 exemplar
Mister Slowhand 1 exemplar
Eric Clapton & The Yardbirds: Rarities — Artist — 1 exemplar
The Yardbird Years — Artist — 1 exemplar
Santa Monica 1 exemplar
New York 1986 1 exemplar
24 Nights [songbook] (1998) 1 exemplar
Holy Mother (1999 Remaster) (1986) 1 exemplar
Phenomenon 1 exemplar
She's so Respectable (2016) 1 exemplar
No Alibis [1990 single] (1990) 1 exemplar
She's Waiting [1985 single] (1985) 1 exemplar
The Guitar Album 1 exemplar

Associated Works

All I Did Was Ask: Conversations with Writers, Actors, Musicians, and Artists (2004) — Contribuidor — 559 exemplares, 12 críticas
Icons of England (2008) — Contribuidor — 330 exemplares, 6 críticas
Supernatural [1999 album] (1999) — Contribuidor — 212 exemplares, 2 críticas
The Last Waltz [1978 film] (1978) 187 exemplares
Tommy [1975 film] (1975) — Actor — 114 exemplares
Blind Faith (1988) — Contribuidor — 77 exemplares
Live Aid [video recording] (2004) — Contribuidor — 38 exemplares
Jimi Hendrix [1973 film] (2005) — Actor — 21 exemplares
A Knight's Tale: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2001) — Contribuidor — 16 exemplares
Rock Swings (2005) — Songwriter — 11 exemplares
Tommy the Movie: Original 1975 Soundtrack Recording (1975) — Performer — 11 exemplares
Revolutions: The Very Best of Steve Winwood (2010) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
Atom Bomb (2005) — Songwriter — 5 exemplares
Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll [1988 film] (1970) — Actor — 5 exemplares
Beware of Mr. Bulger [2012 film] — Performer — 4 exemplares
Under One Sky [sound recording] (2015) — Compositor — 3 exemplares
Music of the Millennium II [2000 album] (2000) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares, 1 crítica

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I found this honest—sometimes confusing and frustrating—self-analysis fascinating. Eric Clapton, who is a self-taught blues guitarist that never learned to read music, played with all the greats from Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, and Little Walter (and many others). Unfortunately, Eric was under the spell of heroin and alcohol for most of his early years, but unlike many of his friends, he finally managed to get sober and survive. Most of the book is unflattering and honest. It also represents Eric Clapton’s dedication to his craft—playing the blues. This autobiography is a must-read for anyone interested in the music scene, especially blues.… (mais)
 
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PaulaGalvan | 36 outras críticas | Apr 24, 2024 |
Super light, fun to read while drinking. Saved from banality by EC's brutal honesty.
 
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aleshh | 36 outras críticas | Jan 12, 2024 |
1 I Looked Away 3:03
2 Bell Bottom Blues 5:01
3 Keep On Growing 6:20
4 Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out 4:56
5 I Am Yours 3:34
6 Anyday 6:34
7 Key To The Highway 9:37
8 Tell The Truth 6:37
9 Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad? 4:41
10 Have You Ever Loved A Woman 6:51
11 Little Wing 5:32
12 It's Too Late 3:48
13 Layla 7:02
14 Thorn Tree In The Garden 2:49
Credits:
Bass, Percussion – Carl Radle
Drums, Percussion, Piano – Jim Gordon
Guitar – Duane Allman
Guitar, Lead Vocals – Eric Clapton
Organ, Piano, Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Bobby Whitlock
… (mais)
 
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carptrash | Mar 20, 2022 |
I would listen to my father's copy of Slowhand over and over growing up. I still love listening to it today. Recently I read an article about Eric Clapton's surprising to me anti-vax stance, even though he's reportedly had the vaccine, and his history of racist rants. This all came as a bit of a shock ... Clapton is a racist anti-vaxxer? Remembering I had his autobiography on the shelf upstairs I pulled it down and dove in.

The writing, well, let's just say you can feel the different parts of the book which were written in the same period. And of course he barely touched on his 1976 racist rant. Coupled with his current defense of Enoch Powell and his anti-vax stance ... today Clapton is God might read Clapton is a bigoted anti-vaxxer ...… (mais)
 
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donhazelwood | 36 outras críticas | Mar 11, 2022 |

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Membros
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