Eric Clapton's Most Iconic Songs

Posted in Entertainment on Jan 20th, 2019

Born March 30, 1945,  Eric Clapton has played with some of the best English rock and roll bands including the Yardbirds, John Mayall’s Bluebreakers, Cream, Blind Faith, and Derek and the Dominos. As if that’s not enough for this guitar playing legend, Clapton has an impressive solo career with two Number 1 albums, a Number 1 single, and dozens of guest spots on albums made by his famous friends. He’s considered to be one of the greatest guitar players of all time and was instrumental in the growth of the blues-rock movement of the late 1960s. This guy can play some serious guitar.

15. I Shot the Sheriff, 1974

This song was written by Bob Marley about a man who admits shooting a bullying sheriff, but denies killing the deputy. Eric Clapton recorded a version on his 1974 album 461 Ocean Boulevard. His version hit number one and earned him a grammy.

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