New ERIC CLAPTON Biography Coming

'Slowhand: The Life & Music of Eric Clapton' arrives late October

August 30, 2018

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Following up on this year's deeply personal and introspective ERIC CLAPTON documentary, 'Life In 12 Bars,' comes the announcement of a new 400+ page biography about the legendary musician, penned by noted author Phillip Norton. Mr. Norton has previously written biographies of the Rolling Stones (2), as well as ones on Elton John, Buddy Holly, Paul McCartney, John Lennon and other classic rock legends. The new work is titled "Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton," and will be released in the U.S. on October 30th, and November 6th in the U.K. (U.S. pre-order here) The publisher's announcment notes that the book is “with Clapton‘s consent and access to family members and close friends.”  Although Eric has ceased touring, he still plays select dates that include charitable and private events, and still has 2 dates coming up at New York City's Madison Square Garden. (Clapton played London's Hyde Park earlier this year) Additionally, Clapton has recorded 'Happy XMas,' his first-ever album of Christmas songs which is scheduled for an October 12th release.