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Best Covers: ERic Clapton ‘Cocaine’

 Eric Clapton has arguably lived two lives. From the groundbreaking blues-rock innovation and extended guitar solos of his early work to the pop perfection of his elder days, Clapton has won 17 Grammys and remains the Rock n’ Roll Hall Of Fame’s first and only ‘triple inductee’.

Nonetheless, a major philosophical beacon for Clapton and the conduit to his metamorphosis is the prophet of Tulsa Blues, J.J.Cale,

While most people attribute the catchy Cocaine to Eric Clapton and his free-wheeling ways it was indeed the criminally underrated blues mastermind J. J. Cale who penned the tune.