Top Clapton Quotes

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1. "Don't you think women would be happier if Layla had a whole chorus about Eric Clapton watching Patti Boyd trying to climb over a park fence, pissed, in order to retrieve a shoe she threw in there, for a bet?"
Author: Caitlin Moran
2. "Eric Clapton is my dream guitarist."
Author: Carole King
3. "I went to London and performed in Eric Clapton's concert at the Royal Albert Hall. I'll work with him any time he asks me."
Author: Carole King
4. "I grew up on a lot of early Beatles, DC5, Cream, Clapton, Page, Beck and Hendrix."
Author: Eddie Van Halen
5. "Punk was sort of an angry stance against things that had happened just before, against the pop of glam rock, against progressive rock. Music had become very staid and it was about the playing and people obsessed. Eric Clapton was God and we needed an enema within the art form, and punk did do that."
Author: Gary Kemp
6. "I can never make up my mind if I'm happy being a flute player, or if I wish I were Eric Clapton."
Author: Ian Anderson
7. "I know he played on the last record but I don't wake up in the middle of the night thinking of Eric Clapton."
Author: Jack Bruce
8. "The Beatles had some juice when it came to distortion, but Clapton was finally able to break through those early studio engineers' fear of overloading. He defined the sound that guitarists spend the rest of their lives trying to get."
Author: Joe Perry
9. "I was very influenced by Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix, both of whom I had the pleasure of playing with and becoming friends with."
Author: Mick Taylor
10. "It's one of those songs— like Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven"— that everyone knows all the words to without ever having chosen to learn them."
Author: Mindy Kaling
11. "Eric Clapton always wanted to come out onstage with a stuffed parrot on his shoulder."
Author: Neil Innes
12. "I love Sutton House in Clapton, a beautiful example of Tudor architecture."
Author: Sharon Horgan
13. "I'm no spring chicken. The same arthritis that ate up my left hip that finally got replaced hasn't stopped there... And touring is a lot of work. I'm impressed when I see people like Eric Clapton out there. Gee whiz, Eric, give me a break! I know it's gotta hurt somewhere."
Author: Steve Perry
14. "My early influences were the Shadows, who were an English instrumental band. They basically got me into playing and later on I got into blues and jazz players. I liked Clapton when he was with John Mayall. I really liked that period."
Author: Tony Iommi

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