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Clapton On Gibson

You almost have to feel bad for Eric Clapton. He’s had a 50-year career as one of the greatest guitarists in the world, but many of his biggest fans think that it was all downhill since 1970. Why did that year mark the beginning of a four-decade “drought”? Well, around that time Eric Clapton stopped playing Gibson guitars and began playing the Fender Stratocaster. In this the episode, Joe explains why the Gibson years were so momentous and picks three tracks that exemplify why so many Clapton fans pine for the pre-Strat era.

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