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Eric Clapton: Another Crossroad

Keith Altham, Fusion, 6 February 1970

MANY PEOPLE THINK that Eric Clapton is the best guitarist in the world. A veteran of the Yardbirds, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and Cream, all that remained for him was Blind Faith and Life magazine. Somewhere along the way Blind Faith stumbled and fell. It now lies twitching on the studio floor, Although individual limbs react spasmodically: Winwood working on a solo album with ex-Traffic drummer Jim Capaldi; Grech working with George Harrison and Clapton; Ginger Baker busy being Ginger Baker. The question lingering in the mind: did Blind Faith fall or was it pushed?

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