Does the guitar god still got it? Judging by recent YouTube clips, especially from the tour Clapton did with Derek Trucks at his side, I think so. Let's just hope he skips "Wonderful Tonight," that annoying cover of "I Shot the Sheriff" and, well, pretty much everything from the 1980s â except "Pretending." Always like that one the best when it comes to E.C.'s pop stuff. Pedal steel guitar whiz Robert Randolph, one of the most exciting live acts around, opens.
Here's the skinny:
WHO: ERIC CLAPTON WITH: ROBERT RANDOLPH AND THE FAMILY BAND
WHAT: By the time Eric Clapton began his solo career with the release of his self-titled debut album in mid-1970, he was long established as one of the world's major rock stars due to his group affiliations...
WHEN: SATURDAY, MAY 3, 2008, 7:30PM
WHERE: FORD AMPHITHEATRE
AT THE FLORIDA STATE FAIRGROUNDS TAMPA, FL
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