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Eric Clapton United Kingdom 

The best album by Eric Clapton is Unplugged which is ranked number 829 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 1,820.

Eric Clapton is ranked number 278 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 6,112.

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Eric Clapton best albums

The following albums by Eric Clapton are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

UnpluggedUnited Kingdom Eric Clapton
Year of Release:1992Appears in:108 charts
Rank in 1992:16Rank Score:1,820
Rank in 1990s186Overall Rank:829
Average Rating:  76/100 (180 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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2.

SlowhandUnited Kingdom Eric Clapton
Year of Release:1977Appears in:88 charts
Rank in 1977:31Rank Score:935
Rank in 1970s318Overall Rank:1,456
Average Rating:  78/100 (129 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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3.

461 Ocean BoulevardUnited Kingdom Eric Clapton
Year of Release:1974Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 1974:38Rank Score:648
Rank in 1970s413Overall Rank:1,976
Average Rating:  76/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4.

JourneymanUnited Kingdom Eric Clapton
Year of Release:1989Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 1989:42Rank Score:420
Rank in 1980s456Overall Rank:2,804
Average Rating:  76/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

BacklessUnited Kingdom Eric Clapton
Year of Release:1978Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1978:91Rank Score:229
Rank in 1970s819Overall Rank:4,595
Average Rating:  71/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

No Reason To CryUnited Kingdom Eric Clapton
Year of Release:1976Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1976:71Rank Score:216
Rank in 1970s853Overall Rank:4,798
Average Rating:  66/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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From The CradleUnited Kingdom Eric Clapton
Year of Release:1994Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1994:132Rank Score:216
Rank in 1990s1,046Overall Rank:4,799
Average Rating:  71/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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There's One In Every CrowdUnited Kingdom Eric Clapton
Year of Release:1975Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1975:86Rank Score:214
Rank in 1970s857Overall Rank:4,825
Average Rating:  67/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Another TicketUnited Kingdom Eric Clapton
Year of Release:1981Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1981:95Rank Score:203
Rank in 1980s802Overall Rank:5,012
Average Rating:  66/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

Money And CigarettesUnited Kingdom Eric Clapton
Year of Release:1983Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1983:80Rank Score:192
Rank in 1980s836Overall Rank:5,247
Average Rating:  68/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Overall band rank: 278

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Eric Clapton best tracks

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1.Layla
(from the album Complete Clapton)
 88/100 (11 votes)
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2.Tears In Heaven
(from the album Unplugged)
 85/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.Layla
(from the album Unplugged)
 85/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.Wonderful Tonight
(from the album Slowhand)
 84/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.After Midnight
(from the album Eric Clapton)
 84/100 (8 votes)
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6.Layla
(from the album The Cream Of Clapton)
 83/100 (5 votes)
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7.Bad Love
(from the album Journeyman)
 83/100 (10 votes)
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8.Cocaine
(from the album Slowhand)
 83/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.Sunshine Of Your Love
(from the album Complete Clapton)
 83/100 (6 votes)
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10.Lay Down Sally
(from the album Slowhand)
 82/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.Layla (Unplugged)
(from the album Complete Clapton)
 82/100 (6 votes)
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12.Before You Accuse Me (Take A Look At Yourself)
(from the album Journeyman)
 82/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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13.Pretending
(from the album Journeyman)
 82/100 (7 votes)
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14.I Shot the Sheriff
(from the album 461 Ocean Boulevard)
 82/100 (27 votes)
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15.Layla
(from the album Clapton Chronicles: The Best Of Eric Clapton)
 82/100 (3 votes)
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16.White Room
(from the album Complete Clapton)
 82/100 (3 votes)
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17.I Shot The Sheriff
(from the album Complete Clapton)
 82/100 (4 votes)
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18.The Core
(from the album Slowhand)
 82/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.Cocaine
(from the album Complete Clapton)
 82/100 (5 votes)
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20.Tears In Heaven
(from the album Clapton Chronicles: The Best Of Eric Clapton)
 81/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Eric Clapton ratings

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78/100 (from 52 votes)
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From Decurso 08/09/2014 21:12
Nowhere near as good a songwriter as he is a guitarist (one of the top 5 of all time IMO), but his renditions of other people's songs are fantastic and provided a musical gateway of sorts for generations of music fans. The majority of his studio albums are unspectacular, but his live albums really capture what Clapton is all about. One of the best live acts of all time.
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From BraddlesHendo 11/30/2013 10:18
You have to give Eric Clapton 5 stars
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From tgarritsen 11/07/2013 01:26
One of the best guitarists ever. He did so much. Collaborations, bands, solo.
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From JMan 01/12/2013 17:14
Derek and the Dominoes, Cream, the Yardbirds, all good! Eric Clapton kicks guitar playing butt in any band he's in.
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From Jabapac 12/05/2012 07:08
Rate him as a whole, not for his solos!
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From gtroda 12/28/2011 15:15
One of my favorite guitarists. I really like his compilation albums and live ablums but for some reason he never produced a great solo album. Perhaps he was more of a singles artist. After reading his autobiography, I guess it was because he was either too high or too drunk for most of his life. Probably one of the greatest examples of unfulfilled talent there is.
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From Johnnyo 12/05/2011 23:21
Such a great musical talent should have produced far more brilliant solo albums than he has but there's some good stuff just not that consistant & a little too safe most of the time.
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