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Eric Clapton: The Yardbird Who Got Left Behind

Dawn James, Rave, June 1965

His name is Eric Clapton. His nickname in the Yardbirds was "Slow-Hand" because he clapped his hands. He played on the Yardbirds' No. 1 hit disc, 'For Your Love'. Just before it crashed into the charts Eric "Slow-Hand" Clapton left. WHY?

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