While the PS177,500 Ferrari was being built fron June 17 to July 27, 2004, Clapton
asked for a number of bespoke features to be included.
This year Clapton
turns 73 so that is a lot of living and lot of music.
Auctioneers say the guitar appears to have the same strings as when Clapton
owned it, as they are tied off in the same style as his long-time guitar technician Lee Dickson.
Pattie Boyd was married to George but had an affair with guitar hero Clapton
. The model, 73, said of the late Beatle: "He was always very loving.
In a speech peppered with disparaging words for immigrants, Clapton
added: "I don't want f***ing ***s living next to me with their standards.
Bringing The Beatles to a music documentary is like introducing a gun to a knife fight, and even in his own film Clapton
plays second fiddle to the Fab Four.
GUITAR HERO: Eric Clapton
's story is told X Factor-style Following a blissful childhood in Surrey, the axe man popularised blues music for a white mass audience.
: Life in 12 Bars delves deeply into Clapton
's life, painting an intimate portrait of the 18-time Grammy Award winner.
: The Ultimate Illustrated History appears in a newly updated edition to cover the career, involvements, and techniques of one of the most influential rock guitar players in the genre.
The photographs, some taken on Boyd's Nikon but others snapped with a Polaroid camera, also feature some of their closest friends including The Beatles, Rolling Stones and Clapton
's Cream bandmates Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker.
detailed his ongoing battle with the nervous system ailment, which has reportedly made it difficult for him to even hold a guitar.
WENT to Middlesbrough Theatre recently to see an Eric Clapton
tribute band really enjoyed it!