My Favorite Quotes
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 Eric Clapton - “It's been very important throughout my career that I've met all the guys I've copied, because at each stage they've said, ''Don't play like me, play like you.''”
 Eric Clapton - “You know, that's it, there's no turning back because what it's made of is so fine. It's like crystal, you know, it's like the purest crystal.”
 Eric Clapton - “Yeah, I wanted to know where they got it from, what it was all about, you know, and it seemed to strike something in me that was you know rearing it's head and I still don't know what that is.”
 Eric Clapton - “They looked great, you know the drawings of the guys playing looked great and bits of string around their necks. So it didn't seem to be that difficult a thing to do, or that inaccessible.”
 Eric Clapton - “The first one was quite cheap, but that was expensive for us. For my folks to buy on the Never Never. It was quite, you know, a rare object to have and I gained quite a lot of status by having this.”
 Eric Clapton - “One summer I remember, I got exposed to Chuck Berry and Buddy Holly and Buddy Holly was a very very big, made a very big impression on me. Because of a lot of things, you know, the way he looked and his charisma.”
 Eric Clapton - “Oh yeah, I mean, it wasn't a very good guitar, most good guitars have got thrust rods in the necks that you can adjust or that'll keep them in shape, you know keep them straight. This one just, well it turned into a bow and arrow after a couple of months.”
 Eric Clapton - “I mean, the sound of an amplified guitar in a room full of people was so hypnotic and addictive to me, that I could cross any kind of border to get on there.”
 Eric Clapton - “I mean, it didn't matter to me that there were people, it didn't matter that I was shy Just the sound was so captivating that it helped me to get rid of those inhibitions.”
 Eric Clapton - “A British pressing with a compilation of the best stuff really, I mean actually not only that but, these were all kind of semi hits for the people on it in America.”
 Eric Clapton - “You were at school and you were pimply and no one wanted to know you. You get into a group and you've got thousands of chicks there.”
 Eric Clapton - “She thought I was good.”
 Eric Clapton - “I felt it was time to be a little charitable, in terms of friendships and healing up old wounds,”
 Eric Clapton - “I know that when I was a full-blown, practicing alcoholic, everyone used to walk around me on eggshells,”
 Eric Clapton - “I feel wonderful because I see The love light in your eyes. And the wonder of it all Is that you just don't realize how much I love you.”
 Eric Clapton - “Thanks for waiting all these years, ... We're going to play every song we know.”
 Eric Clapton - “It's been so long since I've been around something from somebody else that's inspired me. For the last 20 years, it's been up to me to inspire me.”
 Eric Clapton - “I've got the god given talent or the god given opportunity better put, to let that out in a harmless way you know, and I don't know what it does to you, I don't really know.”
 Eric Clapton - “I don't have half the nerves there that I have anywhere else.”
 Eric Clapton - “It was a mystery to me, how the tuning was, or the style seemed to come out of nowhere, it obviously had roots in America going way back, there was nothing like it for me I'd ever seen before.”
 Eric Clapton - “Very much like that, and very much a loner, do you know and I didn't fit really into sport or all kind of group activities as a kid, I couldn't find a niche. And music was not really part of the kind of village curriculum it would, you know.”
 Eric Clapton - “Although they can do it all the time, you know, they're far better than me, on a musically, on a theoretical music level. You know, they're out of my league.”
 Eric Clapton - “Nathan is probably the closest friend I have in the music world. He's the most supportive and caring musician I've met.”
 Eric Clapton - “I like her music. I think it's good. And well, I think she's pretty ... even though she's older than my mom and dad. And gosh, my dad is like 30.”
 Eric Clapton - “I wanted to make a studio album without quite knowing what it was going to be,”

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