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The Resource Eric Clapton : the autobiography, by Eric Clapton with Christopher Simon Sykes

Eric Clapton : the autobiography, by Eric Clapton with Christopher Simon Sykes

Label
Eric Clapton : the autobiography
Title
Eric Clapton
Title remainder
the autobiography
Statement of responsibility
by Eric Clapton with Christopher Simon Sykes
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Eric Clapton is far more than a rock star. Like Dylan and McCartney he is an icon and a living legend. He has sold tens of millions of records, played sell-out concerts all over the world and been central to the significant musical developments of his era. His guitar playing has seen him hailed as 'God'. Tracks such as 'Layla', 'Sunshine Of Your Love', 'Wonderful Tonight' and 'Tears In Heaven' have become anthems for generations of music fans. Now for the first time, Eric tells the story of his personal and professional journeys in this pungent, witty and painfully honest autobiography." "In his teens his solace was the guitar and he soon became a cult hero in the club circuits of Britain. With the foundation of the world's first super group, Cream, in 1966 he became a world superstar." "But the rock star lifestyle has had a darker side too. In more than forty years at the forefront of his profession he has twice survived near fatal addictions to drugs and alcohol, the death of his four-year-old son, the deaths of friends such as Jimi Hendrix and John Lennon, the break-up of marriage and the disintegration of relationships with a succession of beautiful women." "These are the memoirs of a survivor, someone who has reached the pinnacle of success, who has had it all, but whose demons have never left him. At the age of 62 Eric is now ready to tell his story as it is, hiding nothing, with a directness and searing honesty that makes this book one of the most compelling memoirs of our time."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
92 CLA
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Eric Clapton : the autobiography, by Eric Clapton with Christopher Simon Sykes
Label
Eric Clapton : the autobiography, by Eric Clapton with Christopher Simon Sykes
Publication
Note
Includes index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
11507430
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
392 pages, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9781846051609
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MA149086
  • (OCoLC)156891469
  • 11507430
  • (Nz)11507430
  • (BNAtoc)B3826688

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