Eric Clapton on the Cover of Rolling Stone

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May 11, 1968

After playing with the Yardbirds and John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, the guitarist formed the trio Cream with Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker.

This article appeared in the May 11, 1968 issue of Rolling Stone. The issue is available in the online archive.

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