Eric Clapton's 1956/57 Fender Stratocaster, a.k.a. Blackie

Eric Clapton's Fender Stratocaster, a. Blackie (this is the grandaddy of my cheap new black fender love)

Cream : Jack Bruce - Ginger Baker - Eric Clapton, they all had stylists and it WAS the 60's but pink pants..Oh Eric!

Cream : Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker and Eric Clapton during the psychedelic end of the

Picture of Eric Clapton — Love that photo, pure emotion. Derek & The Dominos.

Eric Clapton is a famous guitar player. His prime days were in the He's a true pioneer! He was a part of several bands including The Yardbirds and Cream. Still going strong today and probably my favorite guitarist of all time!

"I get seriously attached to an instrument, and I felt that Blackie had become part of me. A guitar like Blackie comes along maybe once in a lifetime. I played it for 12 years non-stop on the road."

Eric Clapton: 'Six-String Stories'

Eric Clapton with by his estimation his most historically significant guitar. A 1964 Gibson ES-335 TDC, bought with his yardbirds earnings.

Original member, Eric Clapton purchased this guitar with his Yardbirds earnings. This 1964 Gibson has now been established as Clapton's most historically significant guitar.

Eric Clapton - One of THEE BEST Guitarists EVER!  Right up there with, ah . . . with, ah . . .  Oh, never mind, he's in a class by himself!

How Eric Clapton's ex got her revenge - with a little help from George Harrison

Eric Clapton - Born on March 1945 in Surrey, England, Eric Clapton is ranked among the greatest rock and roll guitarists of all time, with songs such as "Layla," "Crossroads" and "Wonderful Tonight.

Wonderful Tonight (Eric Clapton) Guitar Chord Chart #teachingguitar

Wonderful Tonight (Eric Clapton) Guitar Chord Chart #teachingguitar

Blackie - Eric Clapton's main Stratocaster. I find this really insultingly ironic lol...but a beautiful relic.

TRIVIA: Which famous English musician used this Stratocaster as their main guitar? First person to answer correctly will receive a replica version!

i think i loved this man like i actually knew him. his music and his spiritual beliefs became a big part of my life and helped shape my universe.

George Harrison/Eric Clapton/Ringo Starr/Phil Collins/Elton John - While My Guitar Gently Weeps (live)