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May 23, 2017

30 Fascinating Vintage Photographs of a Young Eric Clapton in the 1960s

While few would not agree that Eric Clapton is one of the finest guitarists of all time, it is sometimes forgotten just how pivotal, influential and downright startling his work was during the 1960s. And while in following decades Clapton has remained a musician and songwriter of rare ability with moments of glory present album after album, it was during this decade that he stepped into the public eye and his awesome skills were used most creatively.

Eric Clapton is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. 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 important and influential guitarists of all time. Clapton ranked second in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" and fourth in Gibson's "Top 50 Guitarists of All Time".



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