Journeyman: Eric Clapton

Journeyman: Eric Clapton
A Photographic Narrative

[Eric Clapton] By Gene Shaw Hardcover Book Item: 06-600559
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For over five decades, Eric Clapton has ranked among rock's premiere guitarists---and since the early 1980s, famed music photographer Gene Shaw has been capturing great moments from Slowhand's electrifying career. More than 150 of Shaw's rare color and black-and-white photographs offer a front-row fan's perspective on many legendary musical events. Highlights include Clapton's performance at the 1983 ARMS benefit; the 1992 show with Elton John at Shea Stadium; the 2005 Cream reunions at the Royal Albert Hall and Madison Square Garden; several appearances at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies; and the current Crossroads Guitar Festivals.

Shaw provides a commentary on each show, recapturing the emotionally charged moods of venues ranging from small clubs and theaters to vast stadiums and arenas. Notes on the performances include a partial band lineup and complete set list. This unique retrospective includes an Introduction by Rolling Stone writer Anthony DeCurtis and a Foreword by John "Crash" Matos, artist and designer of some of Clapton's signature guitars.


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Series: Dover Edition
Artist: Eric Clapton
Author: Gene Shaw
Format: Hardcover Book
Item Number: 06-600559
ISBN 10: 1-60660-055-9
ISBN 13: 978-1-60660-055-9
UPC: 9781606600559

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