The Man & His Music - Video

The Man & His Music

Approximate Running Time : 56 Minutes


It is a mark of his genius that "Clapton Is God" was to become a common piece of graffiti in Britain during the '60's and '70's. This tribute from The South Bank Show, packed with many of Clapton's most famous tracks including "Layla" and "Wonderful Tonight", is a unique look at the man and his music.

From the day his grandmother brought him an electric guitar there was no doubt where the young Eric was bound. The Yardbirds and the Blues Breakers were the early vehicles for "Slow-Hand" but most important of all where the years with "Cream" - recaptured here with vintage footage.

That Clapton is able to talk frankly and freely about his former drug and alcohol related problems, underlines the inner resilience of an exceptional man. Also including footage of his magnificent performance at the Live Aid Concert, this is a vide which will captivate his fans everywhere