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Penn's Picks: Clapton Turns 70

Eric Clapton, one of the most respected and influential guitarists in the history of Rock and Blues, turned 70 this year.   Whether on his own or with the Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith or Derek and the Dominos, Clapton’s playing has helped shape some of the most enduring songs in the history of popular music, and influenced a who’s who of guitarists.

This Penn’s Picks Playlist features 10 cuts that span the first two decades of Clapton’s career, which is arguably his greatest.  From The Yardbirds to Mayall to Cream and beyond, we feature a combination of studio and live gems that showcase the extraordinary talents of one of the greatest guitarists of all time.


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