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Slowhand

Norman, Philip

Slowhand

the life and music of Eric Clapton

by Norman, Philip

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rock musicians,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementPhilip Norman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML419.C58 N66 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination440 pages
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26974956M
    ISBN 10031656043X
    ISBN 109780316560436
    LC Control Number2018183662
    OCLC/WorldCa1057551102

    From the bestselling author of Shout!, comes the definitive biography of Eric Clapton, a Rock legend whose life story is as remarkable as his music, which transformed the sound of a generation. For half a century Eric Clapton has been acknowledged to be one of music's greatest virtuosos, the unrivalled master of an indispensable tool, the solid-body electric guitar.   Read "Slowhand The Life and Music of Eric Clapton" by Philip Norman available from Rakuten Kobo. From the bestselling author of Shout!, comes the definitive biography of Eric Clapton, a Rock legend whose life story is 5/5.

    Slowhand Author: Eric Clapton Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation ISBN: Category: Music Page: 80 View: Eric Clapton If you ask the man on the street who the best blues guitarist is, chances are Eric is going to come up. One explanation for that is the colossal success of his Unplugged album, another is a fifty-year career devoted to the guitar.

      View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Blu-ray release of Slowhand At Live At The Royal Albert Hall on Discogs/5(20). View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the DVD release of Slowhand At Live At The Royal Albert Hall on Discogs/5(3).


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From the bestselling author of Shout!, comes the definitive biography of Eric Clapton, a Rock legend whose life story is as remarkable as his music, which transformed the sound of a generation.

For half a century Eric Clapton has been acknowledged to be one of music's greatest virtuosos, the unrivalled master of an indispensable tool, the solid-body electric guitar/5(88).

Slowhand: The Life & Music of Eric Clapton is a detailed biography covering Clapton’s extraordinary career. Clapton’s life has been chronicled before.

The legendary artist has published his own memoirs (with the help of a ghost writer)/5. • Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton is published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson. To order a copy for £22 (RRP £25) go to or call. UK and USA released December – "Slowhand: 35th Anniversary Deluxe Edition" by ERIC CLAPTON is a 2CD Reissue/Remaster on Polydor Slowhand book ) and breaks down as follows: Disc 1 ( minutes)/5().

Notably, the author didn’t interview Clapton for the book. AD A stint with the rootsy folk-blues group Delaney and Bonnie and Friends was followed by Clapton’s self-titled solo debut. For half a century, Eric Clapton has been acknowledged to be one of music's greatest virtuosos, the unrivalled master of an indispensable tool, the solid-body electric guitar.

Winner of 17 Grammys, the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame's only three-time inductee, he is an enduring influence on every other star soloist who ever wielded a pick. Now, with Clapton's consent and access to family members. Buy Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton by Norman, Philip (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Slowhand book low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(84). That’s another book entirely. • Slowhand by Philip Norman is published by W&N (£25). To order a copy for £22 go to or call   From the bestselling author of Shout!, comes the definitive biography of Eric Clapton, a Rock legend whose life story is as remarkable as his music, which transformed the sound of a generation.

For half a century Eric Clapton has been acknowledged to be one of music's greatest virtuosos, the unrivalled master of an indispensable tool, the solid-body electric guitar/5(9). I found Slowhand to be engaging, thorough, compelling and emotional.

What a life that I thought I knew more about prior to reading Philip Norman's book. The added value with Norman on the pen is that his earlier work in the rock space, Beatles included, added significantly to the color of the era around which so much great music alongside.

Slowhand. By Stephen King. Clapton does the best he can with what he has, and the result is an honorable badge of a book. He may not have. Slowhand | From the bestselling author of Shout, comes the definitive biography of Eric Clapton, a Rock legend whose life story is as remarkable as his music, which transformed the sound of a generation.

For half a century Eric Clapton has been acknowledged to be one of music's greatest virtuosos, the unrivalled master of an indispensable tool, the solid-body electric : Back Bay Books. The Story Behind Why Eric Clapton is called Slowhand.

Barry Kerzner. Slowhand. God. The Greatest. It appears the story is both, provided by Clapton himself in his book, Clapton – The Autobiography: “On my guitar I used light-gauge guitar strings, with a very thin first string, which made it easier to bend the notes, and it was not.

Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE, nicknamed Slowhand, is a Grammy Award-winning English rock guitarist, singer, songwriter and composer. He is one of the most successful musicians of the 20th and 21st centuries, garnering an unprecedented three inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (The Yardbirds, Cream, and solo)/5(20).

Slowhand | From the bestselling author of Shout, comes the definitive biography of Eric Clapton, a Rock legend whose life story is as remarkable as his music, which transformed the sound of a generation.

For half a century Eric Clapton has been acknowledged to be one of music's greatest virtuosos, the unrivalled master of an indispensable tool, the solid-body electric guitar. The renowned guitar superhero emerges as “supersurvivor” in this authoritative biography.

In the latest of his long list of accomplished rock biographies, novelist and playwright Norman (Paul McCartney: The Life,etc.) turns to Eric Clapton (b. ).The author concluded that Clapton’s own autobiography was the only “formidable deterrent” to writing one, but he felt it withheld Author: Philip Norman.

The Yardbirds’ manager, Giorgio Gomelsky, gave Eric Clapton the nickname “Slowhand” in early The Yardbirds rhythm guitarist, Chris Dreja, recalled that whenever Eric Clapton broke a guitar string during a concert, Eric would stay on stage and replace it.

The English audiences would wait out the delay by doing a “slow handclap”. [The British colloquialism is "to be given the. After the guest-star-drenched No Reason to Cry failed to make much of an impact commercially, Eric Clapton returned to using his own band for difference is substantial -- where No Reason to Cry struggled hard to find the right tone, Slowhand opens with the relaxed, bluesy shuffle of J.J.

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For half a century Eric Clapton has been acknowledged to be one of rock music's greatest virtuosos, the unrivalled master of its indispensable tool, the solid-body electric guitar.

The nickname “Slowhand” was not, as is commonly thought, given to Clapton due to playing the guitar slowly. Rather, it was given to him because of audiences giving him a slow hand clap when he would replace guitar strings on stage.

Boyd’s close-up testimony is vital to Slowhand: other key incidents suffer from a lack of detail, or willingness to dig deeper Slowhand, though, is not a book to send you back to the music, or the man, with any new enthusiasm.3/5(6).

Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton By Philip Norman pp. $30 Little, Brown & Co. Among music book scribes, Philip Norman stands near the top in terms of influence and : Bob Ruggiero.