Tag Archives: Eric Clapton

This Historic Month In The World of Guitar

April is “International Guitar Month.” Ok, but I’ve got five very good reasons why I think March should get that honor. They are: Doc Watson, Wes Montgomery, Mississippi John Hurt, Lightnin’ Hopkins and Eric Clapton. Why those five? Each of … Continue reading

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Three More Guitars

Three Guitars was the title of the piece I posted back on August 13, 2019. It featured three very cool instruments from Medieval to Metal: The Art and Evolution of the Guitar; an exhibit I saw at the Currier Museum of Art in … Continue reading

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Odds & Ends, Vol.2

Odds & Ends, Vol.1 appeared in this blog on September 30, 2010. I explained  the purpose of that post in its second paragraph: “Looking back over my more recent posts, I’ve realized that there are a few things I wished I’d mentioned in … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: Eric Clapton

Eric Patrick Clapton was born this day, March 30, in 1945 in Ripley, Surrey, England. Starting with his first band, The Roosters, then with The Yardbirds in 1963, on through his time with John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith and Derek … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaves

The story goes that the land my neighbors and I live on was once home to a farmer. In the late 1970’s, long after the farmer passed on and the fields turned fallow, a real estate developer bought the large property, … Continue reading

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