Eric Clapton Songs

Eric Clapton
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Caren will show you a made easy arrangement of this Robert Johnson classic based on a version by Eric Clapton. The 12 bar blues form is fundamental to the genre, and has been used repeatedly for countless songs.

Published: 05/16/2017 Upgrade

We’ve arranged this song in a made easy format for acoustic guitar with simplified chords and strumming. If you’re up for a challenge, we’ve also included a bonus lesson to learn how to play the song with a boogie diad approach. This song uses open 7th chords, the 12 bar blues form, and a steady strumming pattern.

Published: 03/31/2022 Upgrade

Before You Accuse me was written in 1958 by Elias McDaniel (also known as Bo Diddley). In this tutorial, we take a gander at an acoustic version of the song made famous by Eric Clapton, focusing on right hand fingering techniques, the middle and outro solos, the rhythm guitar parts, then lay it all down to a backing track.

Published: 10/27/2009 Upgrade

In this tutorial we'll be learning the chords, form, and solos in "After Midnight", as made famous by Eric Clapton. This song is a great example of an alternative blues form and it features several minutes of Clapton's legendary lead guitar playing. The two solos in this song comprise a huge library of Clapton signature sounds, tricks, and techniques, and learning both of them will give you enough "Clapton vocabulary" to last you for years! There are also some great rhythm guitar and songwriting tricks to be learned from this song.

Published: 07/08/2010 Upgrade

Anders teaches you how to play the classic blues song "Rollin' and Tumblin'" as made famous by Eric Clapton. This song is a crucial part of the historic foundation of blues music and it's been covered by almost every blues artist to ever walk this earth. The version we'll be exploring today is driven by an acoustic resonator slide guitar in an open G tuning.

Published: 05/01/2014 Upgrade

Anders will show you how to play this tune in an authentic acoustic Delta blues style! It features some tricky right hand technique, but it's a skill that will be worth the time to learn.

Published: 04/09/2015 Upgrade

There are 3 electric guitars in this song. Guitar 1 is the main rhythm guitar that plays simple riffs throughout the tune. Guitar 2 is the lead guitar that digs into plenty of bluesy solos, while Guitar 3 is a clean electric guitar that plays some single note lines and diad riffs throughout. This song uses barre chords and power chords, funky diad riffing and single note lines, and some textbook bluesy rock soloing.

Published: 11/02/2023 Upgrade