Tuesday, July 16, 2013

TUESDAY TOP TEN SERIES: Top Ten Eric Clapton Songs


The TUESDAY TOP TEN SERIES features the artists 100 to 1 from our Top Artists of All Time tournament held here at station to station from March 2012-May 2013. Voters choose either 5 or 10 favorite songs from the artist featured every third Tuesday. Information on how to submit your lists is available on the side panel of the page. Here's #97, Eric Clapton.

Artist #97: Eric Clapton
Born: March 30, 1945, Ripley, Surrey, England
Active: 1962-Present
Genres: Rock, Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Hard Rock, Blues Rock
Number Of LPs: 21 (Studio), 10 (Live), 17 (Compilation), 6 (EPs)
Number Of Singles: 26
Highest Charting LPs in US: 461 Ocean Boulevard #1 (1974), Unplugged #1 (1992), From The Cradle #1 (1994)
Highest Charting LP In UK: From The Cradle #1 (1994)
Highest Charting Songs: I Shot The Sheriff #1 (US Hot 100, 1974), Forever Man #1 (Mainstream Rock, 1985), It's In The Way That You Use It (Mainstream Rock, 1987),  Bad Love #1 (US Mainstream Rock, 1988), Pretending #1 (Mainstream Rock, 1989), Tears In Heaven #1 (Adult Contemporary, 1992), Change The World #1 (Top 40 Adult Top 40, Adult Contemporary 1996), I Shot The Sheriff #9 (UK Singles Chart, 1974)
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Eric Clapton's Top 10 Songs:
1. Wonderful Tonight
From The Album Slowhand (1977)
2. Lay Down Sally
From The Album Slowhand (1977)

3. Cocaine
From The Album Slowhand (1977)
4.Let It Rain
From The Album Eric Clapton (1972)
5. Tears In Heaven
From The Album Rush (Soundtrack) (1991)

6. After Midnight
From The Album Eric Clapton (1970)
7. It's In The Way That You Use It
From The Album August (1986)
8. Pretending
From The Album Journeyman (1989)
9.My Father's Eyes
From The Album Pilgrim (1998)
10. I Can't Stand It
From The Album Another Ticket (1981)


*Based On Individual Votes From Contributors*
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Individual Lists

TSOTD's 10: (Link Here: Clapton's Top 10)
1. Wonderful Tonight
2. Tears In Heaven
3. Cocaine (cover)
4. I Can't Stand It
5. Layla (1992 Unplugged)
6. Behind The Mask
7. Slow Down Linda
8. Forever Man
9. Lay Down Sally
10. It's In The Way That You Use It

Trapper's 10:
1 Wonderful Tonight
2 I Shot the Sheriff
3. After Midnight
4. Lay down Sally
5. Let it Rain
6. I've got a Rock n Roll Heart
7. She's waiting
8. It's in the way that u use it
9. Running On Faith
10. Tulsa Time

JHO's 10:
1. Let It Rain
2. Lay Down Sally
3. After Midnight
4. Wonderful Tonight
5. It's In The Way That You Use It
6. Forever Man
7. Tulsa Time
8. Cocaine
9. I Can't Stand It
10. Promises

Sweet Lew's 10:
1). Let it Flow
2). Lay Down Sally
3). Tears in Heaven
4). My Fathers Eyes
5). Rock n Roll Heart
6). I Can't Stand It
7). I shot the sheriff
8). After Midnight
9). Wonderful Tonight
10). Cocaine

Doug's 10:

1. Cocaine
2. Old Love
3. Wonderful Tonight
4. Layla (Unplugged)
5. Pretending 
6. Riding With The King (w/ BB King)
7. Badge (24 Nights)
8. Tears In Heaven
9. Forever Man
10. Only The Broken Hearted

JB's 10:
1. Pretending
2. Bad Love
3. My Fathers Eyes
4. Its In the Way That U Use
5. Let it Rain
6. Wonderful Tonight
7. Cocaine
8. Lay Down Sally

9. She Waiting
10. Forever Man

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