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Eric Clapton: How God Saved Himself

Terry Staunton, Record Collector, January 2014

God playing reggae, rather than 'Sunshine Of Your Love'? You're kidding me! Yes, Eric Clapton's return to vinyl in 1974 really was that radical, shocking many of his fans. But the brand of mellower, measured rock that the guitar legend forged back then has stood the test of time — and helped him change his life. Terry Staunton recounts the story of 461 Ocean Boulevard.

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