Clapton, Edge of Darkness

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Da Capo Press, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 328 pages
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This updated edition of Clapton (based on exclusive sources, including interviews with former band members) discusses his recent albums From the Cradle, Retail Therapy, and Pilgrim; his erratic love life; and his 1998 American tour. From his pioneering work with the Yardbirds and John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, through his superstardom in Cream, to his Grammy-winning solo career, here is blues and rock icon Eric Clapton in all his personal and musical complexity.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgements
10
The End of Something
12
A Little Learning
15
Whos Upset Eric?
33
Slouching Towards Bethlehem
70
God Is Dead
104
No Alibis
138
Drifting Blues
169
The Sane Englishman with His Guitar
200
I Tend Towards Delusions of Grandeur
232
Legend
261
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About the author (1999)

Christopher Sandford, the biographer of Mick Jagger, Kurt Cobain, and Sting, is also the author of Bowie: Loving the Alien and Clapton: Edge of Darkness. He has reviewed and written about rock music for more than twenty years, for theTimes of London and other publications, and his books have been published in more than a dozen countries.

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