Tagged: Eric Clapton

Lonely Years

“Lonely Years” by Eric Clapton

What the title of this song refers to is “five lonely years” the vocalist is tasked with ‘facing’. He never actually reveals what predicament he is in exactly, though from the onset we’re made aware...

This Has Gotta Stop

“This Has Gotta Stop” by Eric Clapton

Most simply put, what Eric Clapton is singing about is being oppressed, and the addressee would be his oppressor. He does not go as far as to identify who or what said addressee is.  But...

The Yardbirds

The Yardbirds

Perhaps, the biggest impact this band had on the British music industry was to birth three of the most influential rock guitarists of all time. Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page, who would...

After Midnight

“After Midnight” by Eric Clapton

If you were living in the United States during the late-1980s and are actually old enough to remember that juncture in pop media history, hearing Eric Clapton’s “After Midnight” will undoubtedly take your mind...

Cocaine

Eric Clapton’s “Cocaine” Lyrics Meaning

There was a moment in time when Eric Clapton, whom these days we perceive more as a father-figure type of musician, was heavily on drugs. In fact while on heroin for instance, he would spend...