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Nothing but my soul to save from the cradle to the graveIt was one of those things you wake up in the middle of the night run downstairs and write it down What it means I think is that the music Im making here has been my motivation Its the thing Ive turned to the thing that has given me inspiration and relief in all the trials and tribulations in my life -Eric Clapton Artist Defined as a person whose work shows exceptional creative ability or skill or one who is able by virtue of imagination and talent or skill to create works of aesthetic value especially in the fine arts Eric Clapton can be defined as a true artist The purpose of this paper is to give you a background on Eric Clapton himself explain the real story behind Clapton is God and explain why his music still appeals to teenage music listeners today Eric Patrick Clapton was born in Ripley Surrey England on the 30th of March 1945 Raised by his grandparents Rose and Jack Clapp after his mother left young Eric under their care he was born out of wedlock Clapton believed his grandparents were his parents until he learned the truth at the age of 9 EricClaptoncom He received a 14 acoustic guitar for his fourteenth birthday and then proceeded to copy the great blues guitarists note for note After barely getting himself through high school Clapton struggled in college and finally dropped out of the Kingston College of Art in 1962 to pursue a career in music The adolescent musician moved to London where he struggled to make a living performing for a short time with a party band called The Roosters In 1963 Clapton was recruited by the Yard birds to replace their guitarist It was with this band that he came into fame and earned the nickname Slow hand to describe his
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