"Eric Patrick Clapton", , is an English people/English musician, singer-songwriter and guitarist. He is the only List of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees#Multiple inductees/three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and Cream (band)/Cream. Clapton has been referred to as one of the most important and influential guitarists of all time. Clapton List of guitarists considered the greatest/ranked second in Rolling Stone (magazine)/Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "Top 100 Greatest Guitar Players of all Time/100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" and fourth in Gibson Guitar Corporation/Gibson's "Top 50 Guitarists of All Time". He was also named number five in Time (magazine)/Time magazine's list of "The 10 Best Electric Guitar Players" in 2009If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous musicians! More Eric Clapton on Wikipedia.