2/26/08

Eric Clapton & Mark Knopfler duet _ Layla


Eric Patrick Clapton CBE (born 30 March 1945), nicknamed "Slowhand", is a Grammy Award winning English guitarist, singer and composer, who is one of the most successful musicians of the 20th century, garnering an unprecedented three inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Often viewed as one of the greatest guitarists of all time among critics and fans alike, Eric Clapton was ranked 4th in Rolling Stone’s list of The Greatest Guitarists of All Time and #53 on their list of the The Immortals: 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

Eric Clapton website http://www.ericclapton.com/

Eric Clapton & Mark Knopfler duet _ Layla


Although Clapton's musical style has varied throughout his career, it has always remained rooted in the blues. Clapton is credited as an innovator in several phases of his career, which have included blues-rock (with John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers and The Yardbirds) and psychedelic rock (with Cream). Clapton has also achieved great chart success in genres ranging from Delta blues (Me and Mr. Johnson) to pop ("Change the World") and reggae ("I Shot the Sheriff").Clapton also achieved fame with Derek and the Dominos with the song "Layla".

See Eric Clapton Live - MTV Unplugged
See Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood - Live From Madison Square Garden
See Dire Straits & Eric Clapton live - At The Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Concert

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