Musician Eric Clapton, known as “Slowhand,” turned 75 years old Monday.
The legendary guitarist, singer and songwriter was born in England. He joined his first band in 1963. He was 18 years old at the time. Later the same year, he joined the Yardbirds, and the rest is history.
He was ranked the second best guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Guitarists Of All Time.” Jimi Hendrix was named the number one guitarist of all time. (RELATED: If There’s One Day Of The Year To Listen To ‘Give Me One Reason,’ It’s March 30)
Even after 50 years in the music industry, Clapton continues to tour with his music. The “I Shot The Sheriff” musician recently postponed his 2020 concert to 2021 due to concerns over coronavirus. The concert was set to start in May of 2020 and last through June. It will now take place in Spring of 2021.