The Yardbirds,John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers,Cream,The Dirty Mac, Blind Faith,Derek & The Dominos... A long & varied career,blues has always been @ the heart of Clapton's music.Famously labelled 'God' by Islington graffiti artist in 67,Clapton cites Robert Johnson's influence as paramount,describing him as "the most important blues musician who ever lived".Eric's nods to Johnson have been many,reworking Cross Road Blues in Cream to recording a whole album of covers in 04, incl Love In Vain.

young Eric Clapton - English musician, guitarist, singer and songwriter. Photo by Barrie Wentzell

Eric Clapton

People, he, _ Eric Clapton. Most Stylish Musicians - 50 Best Dressed Male Musicians - Esquire

Eric Clapton promises the club owner he'll finish clearing up the backstage area after he practices some more "riffs" as he calls them. This is a Young Eric Clapton; no shit!

Bonnie Raitt

Women Who Rock: In the Pages of

June 2012 Bonnie Raitt Live Photo by Ed Perlstein on Getty Images


Jimi Hendrix Carnaby Street London June a tour of rock'n'roll locations in London with an expert guide! (There will be time for shopping in the iconic street too!

oh muddy my muddy Muddy waters- MANISH BOY

McKinley Morganfield a.a Muddy Waters (Born April 1913 - Died April This musician is better known as "The Father of Chicago Blues". He is also the real father of famous blues musicians Big Bill Morganfield and Larry "Mud Morganfield" Williams.

"I'd like to get something together - like a Handel, Bach, Muddy Waters, flamenco type of thing.  If I could get that sound, I'd be happy"    Jimi Hendrix  (1942-1970)

Jimi outside the flat he rented with Chas Chandler. 34 Montagu Square, London in his Hussars Military Jacket

Janis Lyn Joplin was an American rock singer in the 1960s whose voice propelled her to the pinnacle of stardom in her 20s...she was found dead in her hotel room, apparently of a drug overdose, on October 4, 1970. She was 27. In 2005 the Grammies gave her a "Lifetime Achievement Award"...

18 Inspirational Quotes to Celebrate International Women's Day

Janis Joplin was basking in her new prominence as a solo performer, building her Woodstock set around her first album since leaving Big Brother and the Holding Company, which found her fronting her own Kozmic Blues Band.



Rock Star Eric Clapton Playing Guitar in the Group Blind Faith - By Ralph Crane

Rock Star Eric Clapton Playing Guitar in the Group Blind Faith

Eric Clapton is on the list of the top 20 artists with the most Grammys. He has won Pictured here in when he was playing with the group Blind Faith.

Howlin Wolf

Howlin' Wolf - My John Dummer Blues Band backed him for his UK tour in the late sixties. Loved the music and the man!