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Monday, August 12, 2013

Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton
Birth name: Eric Patrick Clapton
DOB: 3/30/1945
Where: Ripley, Surrey, England
Height: 5'11''
Nickname: Slowhand

-Melia McEnery: 1/1/2002-present, 3 kids
-Patti Boyd: 3/27/1979-June 1980, divorced

-Gruff singing voice
-Slow, complicated riffs, earning the nickname "Slowhand"

-Didn't find out his father was a Canadian pilot until he was 53
-Dated Sheryl Crow in 1996
-On March 10, 1991, his son Conor died in a fall from a 53rd floor apartment. He dedicated his song "Tears in Heaven" to him
-Was a member of The Yardbirds, Derek & The Dominoes, Blind Faith, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Cream
-Both him and George Harrison were respectively married to Patti Boyd. 9 years after he recorded his trademark song "Layla" he married her
-Owned a string of Ferraris
-Cured his heroin addiction through electro-acupuncture; Boy George did the same thing 10 years later
-In May 2005, reunited with Ginger Baker for a Cream reunion
-Enjoys Mixed Martial Arts

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