He has one of the most recognized nicknames in the world "Slowhand" and it's his birthday today. Eric Patrick Clapton was born on March 30, 1945 in his grandparents home in Ripley, Surrey, England. He was the son of 16-year-old Patricia Clapton and Edward Fryer a Canadian soldier stationed in England. Edward went back to his wife in Canada before Eric's birth.
Here's Eric talking guitar with the spotlight on Lucy.

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