Essays Tagged: "Eric Clapton"

Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton Eric Clapton is an innovative guitarist, basically the first to combine blues an ... Because of his skill and ever-evolving style, his music is a lasting contribution in itself. Eric Clapton made his recording debut with The Yardbirds, the British group that also featured guita ... e of Your Love', 'White Room', and 'Crossroads'. Towards the end of the '60s Cream split up. Eric Clapton joined the band Blind Faith in '69 and did fairly well with it, but the group broke up ...

(3 pages) 59 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Death of the Superstars

attles' were going to a show where Hendrix was playing. As they made they're way to the front door. Eric Clapton comes out. Paul McCartney says, 'Is he that bad?'(It was Hendrix's first show in those ...

(5 pages) 101 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Tales of a Pre-schooler

learning our alphabet in the morning. "A,B,C,..." was my favorite song in 1973, quicklyreplaced by Eric Clapton's "Lay Down Sally" the following year. The sing-songy melody makes it easy forchildren ...

(5 pages) 58 0 3.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Autobiography discussing desire to remain a young child

pt me grounded since childhood is music. I canremember being very young dancing to James Taylor and Eric Clapton with my parents in ourlivingroom. Music is a refuge for me. The community associated wi ... y into a contest and to mysurprise, I was a published writer in the Anthology of Poetry for Young Americans at the age of ten.Although I do have my reservations about attending a college for the arts, ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Southeast Community Church (this essay is about my church)

a seat, the band plays the praise and worship. The music is mellow yet upbeat, and has a style like Eric Clapton. After the music is done, the pastor gets up to do his sermon. Pastor Steve is a great ...

(3 pages) 26 1 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Eric Clapton: Clapton is God. This paper was written for a simple research paper.

the thing that has given me inspiration and relief, in all the trials and tribulations in my life."-Eric ClaptonArtist. Defined as a person whose work shows exceptional creative ability or skill, or o ... of imagination and talent or skill to create works of aesthetic value, especially in the fine arts. Eric Clapton can be defined as a true artist. The purpose of this paper is to give you a background ...

(6 pages) 59 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Losing LaRae!

ion together to competition tumbling. They even went to a concert with Sue and didn't even know who Eric Clapton was. It was so funny when they got home and told me all about the education they hand r ... s. It was so funny when they got home and told me all about the education they hand received on who Eric Clapton was!As time moved on my girls grew up and found out what boys were all about, well at l ...

(5 pages) 22 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Eric Clapton - A Genius at work

Eric Clapton was born on March 30, 1945. His mother, Patricia Molly Clapton was only 16 years old at ... ock and Roll Hall Of Fame (as a member of both The Yardbirds and Cream, and also as a solo artist). Eric Clapton was under a lot of influence of Blues which can be noticed by listening to his songs. H ... interesting how you can find a clear underlined message in most of them.The first time that I heard Eric Clapton was seven or eight years ago when I took my mom's CD (Unplugged) and started playing it ...

(3 pages) 38 1 3.4 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The so-called British Invasion

("The Ed Sullivan Show," 1948 to 1971) and launched the so-called British Invasion. Influenced by American recordings, British pop bands of the period invigorated the popular music mainstream and conf ... ful music.The late 1960s was a period of corporate expansion and stylistic diversification in the American record industry. A new youth-oriented popular market was defined by a broad category of rock ...

(3 pages) 57 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Stevie Ray Vaughn

e alive.Once again Stevie is on top of the world playing with such cats as B.B. King, Phil Collins, Eric Clapton and many more. He even had the honor of playing for former President G.W. Bush's inagur ... Double Trouble performs at a concert at Alpine Valley, Wisconsin. The line-up included Robert Cray, Eric Clapton, and Buddy Guy. After the final encore on the 26th, Stevie boards a helicopter on its w ...

(2 pages) 528 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Legacy of Guitars

ays played an essential role in music. From cavemen plucking strings on ancient acoustic guitars to Eric Clapton executing precise riffs at unimaginable speeds on his custom built Fender Stratocaster ... r that depended on an amplifier and a pickup to produce sound. Adolph Rickenbacker made the first American electric guitar. Soon after that, more guitar makers started producing electric guitars. In t ...

(6 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies