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Clapton and Brooker

Excerpts from three books


The book Clapton! by Ray Coleman was published in October in 1986
In Great Britain it came out in 1985 under the title Survivor; ISBN 0-446-38630-8 (USA)

Pages 155-158: Brooker and Clapton team up: Gary observes Eric's problem Page 228, and 231-234: Gary predicts Eric will be a fisherman forever; EC's obsession is born Pages 244-246: the Parrot band, and Surrey gigs
Pages 299-300: Brooker in the Clapton band Pages 302-305: Eric fires Gary

Excerpts selected for BtP by Kerry Holloway

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From Crossroads The Life and Music of Eric Clapton
by Michael Schumacher, NY, Hyperion Books, 1995

 Pages 212, and 238-39: birth of the Parrot Band, Gary tours and records with Eric  Pages 242-244: Eric fires Gary 

Excerpts selected for BtP by
Joan May

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From Eric Clapton the Complete Recording Sessions, 1969-1992
by Marc Roberty, NY, St.Martin's Press, 1993

 Pages 113-114: How  two Brooker solo-album tracks originated in the sessions for a lost Clapton album

Excerpt selected for BtP
by Joan May

 


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