"Clapton is God." Three of rock's most infamous words weren't sung but written, as in spray painted on a wall in an Islington's Underground Station in late 1967. The graffiti was immortalized in a photograph that also contains a dog urinating on the wall and it quickly evolved into a slogan for Eric Clapton fans all over the world. As for the man himself, he was embarrassed by the graffito, "I never accepted that I was the greatest guitar player in the world. I always wanted to be the greatest guitar player in the world, but that's an ideal, and I accept it as an ideal".
According to Rolling Stone magazine, Clapton isn't the greatest guitar player of all-time, he's fourth. That's Clapton's position on the publication's list of the "100 Grea... Read more