Thursday 17 August 2017

Clapton's five greatest solos

1 Crossroads - Cream's Wheels on Fire 1968

Original Delta bluesman Robert Johnson reimagined as

raw, hot blues rock

2 While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The White Album 1968

The Beatles' eponymous double album, commonly known as The White Album. Haunting, melodious, soaring


3 Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad - Derek & The Dominoes' Live at the Fillmore 1970

15 minutes of flaming genius

4 River of Tears - Clapton's live album One More Car, One More Rider 2002

Elegiac, mesmeric, moving

5 Sunshine of Your Love - Cream's Disreali Gears, 1967

Creamy-toned, low-slung burner, used thrillingly in Martin Scorsese's GoodFellas

Clapton's five greatest solos

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