Originally Posted by Bronx33
Seen him 5ish times ( the guy shreds) have you even heard any of his stuff hes been around since the 60s i have heard.
To your credit, you used my new favorite word ... "shred
" ... but even that's not enough to sway me.
And yes, I know his 1960s work, in the very post you quoted I listed: Badge, Layla, White Room, and I Feel Free, all 60s songs, save Layla (1970).
Eric Clapton is the only concert I ever fell asleep at, true story, McNichols Arena.
Here's one that'll get your goat: I think James Young of Styx and Donald 'Buck Dharma' Roeser of Blue Oyster Cult are both better guitar players than Clapton. So take that