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Classic Rock Report May 29

May 31, 20151 min
Putting together an Eric Clapton Rock U Mentary has proved to be a decade long task. The producers have roughly 100 interviews done and "a substantial amount of archival material." But they are still seeking "on and off-stage material from approximately 1963-1979." They suggest fans "check your attics, closets and personal collections for 8mm or 16mm home movies / cine film; videotape; audiotape; photographs; Polaroids; Eric as a group member (including the A.R.M.S. and Roger Waters' Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking tours) as well as a solo artist." "These could come from having documented something such as a chance encounter at an airport, a boutique or even your first ever concert." If you happen to come across anything, E-mail ClaptonAnthology@gmail.com and provide as much detail as possible. Material that is used will receive credit and compensation. We asked Eric about this project in 2006 and apparently what he told us has held true. He called it a "bottomless pit... I've stayed awa

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