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Eric Clapton

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The Resume

    (March 30, 1945- )
    Birth name is Eric Clapp
    Considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time
    Recorded 'Layla,' 'Wonderful Tonight' and 'Tears in Heaven'
    Former member of the band Cream
    Only triple inductee into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame
    Awarded a 2004 CBE trophy (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) from Queen Elizabeth

Why he might be annoying:

    He made a huge profit off of 'Tears In Heaven,' a tribute song for his 4 year old son who had an accidental death.
    He was addicted to alcohol and drugs.
    He was hospitalized for depression.
    His license was taken away after doing 134 mph driving his Porsche in France (October 12, 2004).

Why he might not be annoying:

    His guitar riffs have become classic.
    He has opened his own rehab centers.
    He overcame his own addictions.
    He was born to a 16 year old out of wedlock; her parents (his grandparents) raised him as though he was their son. He was told at age nine that what he thought was his sister, was really his mom.

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 32 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 170 Votes: 48.24% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 142 Votes: 42.25% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 98 Votes: 55.10% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 258 Votes: 62.79% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 145 Votes: 61.38% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 114 Votes: 88.60% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 124 Votes: 51.61% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 62 Votes: 45.16% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 89 Votes: 49.44% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 210 Votes: 49.05% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 81 Votes: 45.68% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 444 Votes: 54.73% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 419 Votes: 35.80% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 194 Votes: 32.47% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 318 Votes: 43.71% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 973 Votes: 40.18% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 527 Votes: 42.50% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 906 Votes: 43.60% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 1241 Votes: 42.47% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 17869 Votes: 35.01% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 14608 Votes: 26.16% Annoying