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Eric Clapton: The 1960s Review

  • 121 mins
  • 82%
  • 12+
  • United States of America FlagUSUnited States of America
  • 2010
  • Arts
  • Documentaries

While few would argue that Eric Clapton is one of the finest guitarists of all time, it is often forgotten just how pivotal, influential and downright startling this man was during the 1960s. And while, throughout the 70s, 80s, 90s and 00s, Clapton has remained a musician and songwriter of rare ability, it was during the decade in which he emerged that his awesome skills were used most creatively. As an early member of the Yardbirds, a crucial part of the Bluesbreakers, a founder member of Cream and 'the one who mattered most' in the short lived Blind Faith, EC, to many, really was a deity. In this extraordinary film, his life and career throughout these crucial ten years is put under the microscope, and with the help of archive interviews with the man himself, exclusive contributions from friends, band mates and colleagues, rare and classic performance footage, seldom seen photographs plus a host of other features, the story in question is told in a manner it never has been before.