Eric Clapton

Guitar Legends: Eric Clapton Pt 2 – from Layla to the Crossroads

Eric Clapton’s solo career since 1970 has encompassed everything from rootsy JJ Cale-alike shuffles to shiny AOR to stark acoustic blues. Here’s an overview of the best and his highly influential classic gear, too...

Nobody bought Eric Clapton’s $1 million Slowhand Strat

The rather expensive lot closed bidding with a total of zero bids.

Eric Clapton and Van Morrison announce new anti-lockdown single Stand And Deliver

Following three releases from Van Morrison railing against the restrictions.

Eric Clapton’s Slowhand Strat is heading to auction with a starting price of $1 million

The guitar is a rare example of a 1954 Stratocaster with a hardtail bridge.

Guitar Legends: Eric Clapton – the birth of a legend

From upstart beginnings in the early 60s, Eric Clapton soon established himself as one of the decades’ most lauded players. Here’s a Part 1 guide to the man jokingly dubbed Slowhand.

Eric Clapton’s 20 greatest guitar moments, ranked

Even for non-players, Eric Clapton has become synonymous with the electric guitar – here, we pick just 20 examples of Slowhand’s fretwork from his varied career to serve as reminders of his extraordinary talent.

Eric Clapton is selling his Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano F1 for £89,900

You could turn on the same air conditioning as the guy who wrote Sunshine Of Your Love.

The Genius Of… Blues Breakers With Eric Clapton by John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers

A one-off album that evolved the sound of electric guitar remains misunderstood over 50 years on – and still has plenty to teach aspiring players.

Why you should give Eric Clapton and BB King’s Riding With The King another spin for its 20th birthday

Ahead of its 20th Anniversary reissue, we take a track-by-track look back at an album that brought together two of the most iconic figures in blues guitar with Grammy winning results.