Eric Clapton
Date of Birth
Mar 30, 1945
Birth Place:
Ripley, Surrey, England

Biography

The son of a bricklayer, British rock artist Eric Clapton attended Kingston Art School before choosing the quicksilver life of a street musician. Clapton's guitar prowess did not go unrecognized for long, and soon he was aligned with the Yardbirds, a major Mersey-beat band of the 1960s. Clapton owns the distinction of appearing with three of the most popular rock aggregations in music history: The...