Eric Clapton in TopGuitar

“Clapton is God” – a famous writing on the streets of London that in a way defined the future of Eric Clapton as a guitarist and musician. How did Clapton himself relate to the pressure of the crowd that dubbed him a guitar virtuoso?

Life of most artists, including those most famous ones, is not all peaches and cream. This was definitely the case with Slowhand who described his addictions and difficult relations with family and other people in an unusually honest autobiography a few years ago. Luckily, he always had music at hand to help him through the hardest moments. And the other way round, those difficult experiences often gave birth to beautiful songs.

“Eric Clapton – a hard life of the God of Guitar” – an article by Mateusz Stelmasiak featured in the May edition of TopGuitar magazine (TG 5/2013).

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Published since 2005 as a printed magazine, TopGuitar is a magazine of opinion for professional and amateur musicians. Since 2020 on a digital platform. Contain reviews of various guitar-related musical gear, interviews and original articles on world’s most popular artists, music reviews, event reports, guitar workshops and tips, the latest products and artist news. The Editor-in-Chief is Dr. Dariusz Domanski, a guitarist and academic teacher, doctor of musical arts.