Clapton book review
Clapton by Ray Coleman 3.51 · Rating details · 142 ratings · 5 reviews Traces the long career of the popular rock guitarist, discusses the influences of his music, and assesses each of his albums. Get A Copy Amazon Stores Libraries Paperback, 368 pages Published August 26th 1988 by Warner Books (NY) More Details... Edit Details Friend Reviews Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE, nicknamed Slowhand, is a Grammy Award-winning English rock guitarist, singer, songwriter and composer. He is one of the most successful musicians of the 20th and 21st centuries, garnering an unprecedented three inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (The Yardbirds, Cream, and solo). “Clapton” is nothing so literary as a memoir, but its dry, flat-stare honesty makes it a welcome antidote to the macho fantasies of recovery. It was a kind of book, made of pieces of paper crudely stapled together with rather amateurish drawings of genitalia and a typed text full of. Clapton: The Autobiography by Eric Clapton Clapton: The Autobiography by Eric Clapton Clapton: The Autobiography by Eric Clapton Clapton: The Autobiography by Eric Clapton Exhaustive as it is, “Slowhand” might have delved more deeply into why Clapton’s music has resonated so strongly with the public for so long, and how other rock and blues guitarists now view the... Summary Book Summary With striking intimacy and candor, Eric Clapton tells the story of his eventful and inspiring life in this poignant and honest autobiography. More than a rock star, he is an icon, a living embodiment of the history of rock music.
His blues-based riffs and solos impressed boys but their effect was particularly evident on his female listeners, which was odd because Clapton hardly seemed the obvious pop star type. He was... Clapton it has to be said is a master of self depreciation with, at least in the early part of the book a healthy disregard for the patience of the reader giving as he does quite the most unnecessary time to people and happenings that could have been replaced with far more interesting goings on. Clapton: The Autobiography From the bestselling author of Shout!, comes the definitive biography of Eric Clapton, a Rock legend whose life story is as remarkable as his music, which transformed the sound of a generation. For ha But a chunk of the 80s were also skipped. Briefly captures his life since the early 1990s [maybe a sequel in a number of years?]. An official history of Eric Clapton's life [well, mostly his adult life] up to and including the time his son died in the early 90s and changing his life around after his son's death. He described his reintroduction to the sport in his book, Clapton: The Autobiography: Clapton's love for fly-fishing goes back decades — from learning to fish on the Wey River as a school kid in Surrey, England, to utilizing it as a healthy pastime after getting sober 30 years ago. Eric was born illegitimate in 1945 and raised by his grandparents. He never knew his father and until the age of 9 believed his absentee mother to be his sister. Now for the first time, Eric tells the story of his personal and professional journeys in this pungent, witty and painfully honest autobiography.