The Madison Square Garden crowd was there to to witness history: Eric Clapton’s last U.S. concert,. And Slowhand will go out on top without a struggle.
Guitar icon and three time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee has released “Clapton,” his 19th solo studio album.
The Yardbirds’ career was now barreling along, but guitarist Eric Clapton wasn’t happy with the non-stop manic enthusiasm of the band’s stage act. "Slowhand" itched to return to the basics of blues.
The Yardbirds’ following was growing as word spread among fans. No matter where they played, their devoted audience would follow — and the audience brought their own excitement.
After "Slowhand" joins the band, creative differences between the guitar god and other members surface.