Download Clapton: The Autobiography PDF eBook“Clapton Is God,” an anonymous fan spray-painted that graffiti in an underground station in London in 1965. And in a sense, what that graffiti says isn’t wrong because Eric Clapton is indeed a god, one of the guitar gods. As a blues guitar player, his contribution to the evolution of popular music is enormous and important. In 2007, Eric Clapton shared to the world the story of his life in his eye-opening autobiography. Clapton: The Autobiography chronicles the growth and journey he has gone through from a difficult childhood to the glamorous and often frantic life as a music superstar.
In this autobiography, with flat-stare honesty, Eric Clapton tells every stage of his life that made him the man we know today. As an illegitimate son, he never new his father and it was not until he was nine years old that he knew his sister was actually his mother and his parents were actually his grandparents. Growing in such condition, he found salvation in music and started to learn playing guitar. His natural ability and his prowess in playing blues made him famous in clubs and music scenes in Britain.
Joining many groups and bands (Blind Faith, Delaney and Bonnie, Derek and the Dominos), especially the super-group Cream, Eric Clapton established himself as one of the world’s best guitar player. He was a superstar, a rockstar. He played with legendary musicians and bands, like Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, the Beatles, and the Rolling Stones. His days of stardom during the 60s were chaotic, exciting, remarkably creative, and full of booze and drugs. The affair between him and Pattie Boyd, wife of his best friend and fellow guitarist George Harrison, is now a classic rock ‘n’ roll story and so is the song “Layla.” However, in the 80s, all the addiction and craziness stopped altogether when his beloved Conor, his four-year-old son, died in a terribly tragic accident. He sobered up and music, as always to him, became his salvation. Dedicated to his son, he wrote one of the best songs in music history “Tears in Heaven.”
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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. Well known for his reserve in a profession marked by self-promotion, flamboyance, and spin, he now chronicles, for the first time, his remarkable personal and professional journeys.
Clapton is the powerfully written story of a survivor, a man who has achieved the pinnacle of success despite extraordinary demons. It is one of the most compelling memoirs of our time.
PDF eBook Details(The page count for Clapton: The Autobiography PDF eBook might be different from the retail edition due to scanning or formatting.)
• Author: Eric Clapton;
• Genre/Subject: Biography;
• Language: English;
• PDF Pages: 333;
• File Size: 2.6 MB;
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