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Eric Clapton is the only 3-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame located at 1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard Cleveland, OH. Eric received this status when he was with The Yardbirds in 1992, The Cream in 1993 and then as a solo artist in 2000. His popularity on the music front often results in Eric Clapton tickets selling out well in advance of his performances. Check for his current concert tour and purchase advance cheap Eric Clapton tickets here on this site.
Eric Clapton was born in Ripley, England on March 30, 1945. He received his first guitar at the age of 13. His music interests soon had him delving into American Blues. He felt a kinship in this medium. You were not able to purchase tickets to Eric Clapton until he joined The Yardbirds in October of 1963. During his 18 months with The Yardbirds, Eric recorded his first two albums, Five Live Yardbirds and Sonny Boy Williamson and The Yardbirds. By the time "For Your Love" was released Eric Clapton concert tickets were at a premium.
Eric Clapton would not abandon his love for the blues so he left The Yardbirds to join Bluesbreakers. He was playing what he loved and tickets to Eric Clapton performances were cheap compared to his days with The Yardbirds. The classic album Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton was released when he returned from a break with the band. However, his time with The Bluesbreakers was anything but enjoyable so he left to form The Cream with Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce in 1966.
Tickets for Eric Clapton performances with The Cream are collector's items. The Cream introduced Eric Clapton to the American audience through whirlwind tours. Three albums - Wheels of Fire, Fresh Cream and Disraeli Gears - brought the group worldwide acclaim. Eric Clapton showed the world his style of blues guitar. Alas, egos and fighting broke up the band November of 1968.
Eric Clapton formed the first rock "super group" Blind Faith after The Cream split up. Blind Faith included Ginger Baker, Steve Winwood and Rick Grech. Tickets to Eric Clapton Blind Faith American tour and one album release are all that remain. Blind Faith was soon disbanded.
Derek and The Dominos was formed during the summer of 1970. Clapton's unrequited love for Beatles' George Harrison's wife, Patti, was the inspiration behind the album Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs. The album was a commercial failure.
When The Dominos broke up, there were no longer tickets for Eric Clapton. He entered into a period of depression and heroine addiction. He spent three years as a recluse at his Surrey Estate recording song tapes before he finally kicked his addiction and returned to the stage at London's Rainbow Theater in January 1970 with the help of his friend Pete Townshend of The Who.
Representing the turning point in his career, Eric Clapton showed the world a confident vocalist and composer with the release of 461 Ocean Boulevard. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, Eric did tour after tour and released new albums almost annually showcasing his talents. His 1985 Live Aid performance introduced a whole new audience to Eric Clapton. A pinnacle of his career was the release of the Riding With The King album with his blues idol, B.B. King, that went gold in less than three weeks.
Eric Clapton's career is solid and vibrant. If you are lucky enough to score cheap Eric Clapton tickets, be thankful for the opportunity to experience 50 years of Eric Clapton's great music achievement including his Grammy winning single, "Tears In Heaven."