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ERIC CLAPTON - SLOWHAND AT 60
Monday 2 May 1700 - 1900
Radio 2 rebroadcasts part 1 and premieres part 2 of this exclusive Clapton documentary on Bank Holiday Monday.

Eric Clapton and Johnnie Walker
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The programme will be available to hear again for seven days after broadcast via the BBC Radio Player.

To celebrate his recent 60th birthday Eric Clapton joins Johnnie Walker (born the same day) for his first full length radio interview in a number of years. To be transmitted in 2 parts, Eric recalls his 40 plus years in the music business beginning with the Yardbirds and Cream before progressing to international stardom as a solo performer.

Eric also talks openly about his personal battles with drug and alcohol addiction and gives a remarkable insight to his music and his philosophy of music making.

Featured music includes Got to Hurry (Yardbirds), Telephone Blues (John Mayall's Bluesbreakers), Spoonful (Cream), Layla (Derek & the Dominos), Wonderful Tonight, Forever Man, Bad Love & Tears in Heaven.


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