Eric Clapton is acknowledged to be rock's greatest virtuoso, the unrivalled master of its most essential tool, the solid-body electric guitar. Eric Clapton's 'beautiful and joyful' son Conor dashed past his nanny in a New York apartment, jumped up on to a window-ledge and then disappeared Abridged extract from Slowhand: The Life And Music Of Eric Clapton, by Philip Norman, published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson on November 6, priced £25. Philip Norman. In Slowhand: Eric Clapton's Blues, Philip Norman returns to the heroic age of British rock he has chronicled unforgettably in Shout!, The Stones and Sir Elton - but this time following a very different hero and introducing a gallery of fascinating new characters. Penned by renowned biographer Philip Norman, Slowhand: The Life And Music Of Eric Clapton, dives deep into what really happened to the famed Upon hearing of his son's death, Clapton's manager, Roger Forrester, jumped straight on a Concorde and arrived in New York to be by his side... by Philip Norman.
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