Eric Clapton

Birth Day March 30th, 1945
Birth Place Ripley, Surrey, England
Age 78 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aries

Trivias Of Eric Clapton

  • Clapton was a member of no fewer than nine bands over the course of his career.
  • Clapton has frequently covered Johnson’s songs throughout his career, and even released a full album of such covers in 2004.
  • Clapton studied stained-glass design in school before hitting the big time.
  • Clapton’s famous nickname is “Slowhand,” which comes from the days when he often accidentally broke guitar strings during performances.
  • Clapton’s iconic psychedelically-painted guitar is known as “The Fool,” and it’s the one he used to record almost all of Cream’s biggest hits.
  • Clapton struggled with severe substance abuse and addiction issues.
  • Clapton once got arrested in Tulsa, Oklahoma on the way to a performance.
  • Clapton’s substance abuse problems were so extreme at times that he once performed an entire concert lying on the ground, drunkenly singing into a microphone that was lying beside him.
  • Another one of Clapton’s well-known nicknames is “God,” as weird as that may sound to those who have never heard it before.

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