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Chainfire

(17,757 posts)
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 10:17 AM Jan 2022

Eric Clapton claims that we were all hypnotized to get the Covid vaccines.

I wonder if he has any comments on radical right-wingers who have listened to hate propaganda on radio and TV for decades then support Fascist like Trump? Screw Clapton and the whore he rode in on; he is just another ignorant redneck who happens to play a guitar.

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Eric Clapton claims that we were all hypnotized to get the Covid vaccines. (Original Post) Chainfire Jan 2022 OP
He's also a racist pos. Lunabell Jan 2022 #1
Is everyone called Eric a dick? BSdetect Jan 2022 #2
Eric Idle is nice EYESORE 9001 Jan 2022 #4
I have several John Ludi Jan 2022 #7
Clapton is dead to me. End of story. (nt) Paladin Jan 2022 #3
Claptons brain has been fried for a long time Blues Heron Jan 2022 #5
Did this get him? multigraincracker Jan 2022 #6
The Lay Down Sally John Ludi Jan 2022 #8
Eric Clapton is a one trick pony and should be put out to pasture MagickMuffin Jan 2022 #9
Prince was a zillion times better. Ocelot II Jan 2022 #11
This is an opinion thats not well supported jcgoldie Jan 2022 #19
Many a great artist has also been an a$#hole. shrike3 Jan 2022 #26
Agreed ProfessorGAC Jan 2022 #28
He just wants someone to talk to.... MineralMan Jan 2022 #10
But he's been talking bullshit Forever, Man. lagomorph777 Jan 2022 #21
And for almost as long, I have ignored political and other statements MineralMan Jan 2022 #22
Pretty much. lagomorph777 Jan 2022 #24
Take his song, "Lay Down Sally," which was mentioned above. MineralMan Jan 2022 #30
Good point. shrike3 Jan 2022 #27
didn't he do a lot of LSD back in the day DBoon Jan 2022 #12
Heroin ProfessorGAC Jan 2022 #29
Acid coke VGNonly Jan 2022 #41
Who. in your view, whathehell Jan 2022 #13
Not sure how the OP meant it, but my first thought was his guitar MagickMuffin Jan 2022 #16
I doubt the explanation is that innocent.. whathehell Jan 2022 #20
It was a pun on the word "horse." Patterson Jan 2022 #31
Oh, I definitely got that.. whathehell Jan 2022 #43
LOL when was this? treestar Jan 2022 #14
The brainwashed accusing others of being brainwashed PatSeg Jan 2022 #15
"I am an egomaniac Dirty Socialist Jan 2022 #17
He should stick to playing the guitar. milestogo Jan 2022 #18
Cocaine's a helluva drug. Efilroft Sul Jan 2022 #23
+ struggle4progress Jan 2022 #25
I look forward Deep State Witch Jan 2022 #32
Clapton has been a racist asshole for decades. BlueIdaho Jan 2022 #33
Pretty sure I got the vaccine because I don't want to die from this thing. Initech Jan 2022 #34
"Why should I care what the Yardbirds' third-best guitarist thinks?" Orrex Jan 2022 #35
Not so sure about that Dirty Socialist Jan 2022 #36
I happily defer to your greater knowledge! Orrex Jan 2022 #37
I can't say that I give a damn about Eric Claptons opinions or his music.. CentralMass Jan 2022 #38
I dreamed 5 million people have died worldwide from a virus elias7 Jan 2022 #39
Do you have a link to this story??? USALiberal Jan 2022 #40
here is one G_j Jan 2022 #42
Washed up has-been says what? Coventina Jan 2022 #44

John Ludi

(589 posts)
7. I have several
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 10:42 AM
Jan 2022

friends named Eric (and/or Erik)...they're nice...and one of them is a better guitarist than Clapton.

Blues Heron

(6,008 posts)
5. Claptons brain has been fried for a long time
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 10:37 AM
Jan 2022

his fingers play the one lick automatically now, no brain needed.

multigraincracker

(33,168 posts)
6. Did this get him?
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 10:41 AM
Jan 2022

if you want to hang out, you've gotta take her out, cocaine
If you want to get down, get down on the ground, cocaine
She don't lie, she don't lie, she don't lie,
Cocaine

John Ludi

(589 posts)
8. The Lay Down Sally
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 10:44 AM
Jan 2022

show in Detroit was the second concert my young little self ever went to...and I was hypnotized by it...

so much so that I slept through much of it.

MagickMuffin

(16,257 posts)
9. Eric Clapton is a one trick pony and should be put out to pasture
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 10:45 AM
Jan 2022


I never thought he was a great guitar player. I could name a dozen better guitar than Eric. And I'll have to admit I never saw what George Harrison saw or heard in Eric's guitar playing that made George think he was a guitar god. Eric Clapton is a dime a dozen.


Ocelot II

(117,328 posts)
11. Prince was a zillion times better.
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 11:03 AM
Jan 2022

I like some of Clapton’s old stuff but he’s been a tiresome douche for years.

jcgoldie

(11,698 posts)
19. This is an opinion thats not well supported
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 11:39 AM
Jan 2022

Clapton is one of the most talented blues guitarists to ever play rock n roll. Thats just my opinion of course. Mine is based on almost 50 years of listening to rock n roll and blues and having seen him play live on multiple occasions over 4 decades along with many other blues guitarists from BB King to John Mayer and Derek Trucks and many in between. Clapton's a fucking idiot its true. And that may or may not be valid justification for not listening to his music. Its all aesthetic so theres no right answer, but I do not believe there is much support for saying he is not a phenomenal guitarist. I'll sort of defer to the opinions of the blues greats like BB who have over many years held Clapton's talents in high esteem.

ProfessorGAC

(66,695 posts)
28. Agreed
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 12:01 PM
Jan 2022

As irritated as i am over his anti-science, "cranky old man" schtick, he is an all-time great.
To say otherwise shows a lack of understanding of what good guitar playing is.
Very common. There are people who think nugent is a good guitar player. He's mediocre, at best.
Guitar players know Clapton is very, very good & a linchpin in rock history.

MineralMan

(146,538 posts)
22. And for almost as long, I have ignored political and other statements
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 11:54 AM
Jan 2022

by pop musicians. I can't imagine why I would pay any attention to them with regard to anything not related to music. What Eric Clapton has to say about just about anything is of no interest to me.

MineralMan

(146,538 posts)
30. Take his song, "Lay Down Sally," which was mentioned above.
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 12:02 PM
Jan 2022

It was very popular. It's a pretty good song, musically, too. However, it's just another run-of-the-mill seduction song. Pretty much every male pop singer has performed at least one seduction song. Now, trying to get some girl to sleep with you is a pretty common theme in popular music. But, there's nothing special about seduction songs, and much to dislike about them.

VGNonly

(7,578 posts)
41. Acid coke
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 03:02 PM
Jan 2022

heroin, massive alcohol problems.

I saw him once, the open act was much better; Muddy Waters.

MagickMuffin

(16,257 posts)
16. Not sure how the OP meant it, but my first thought was his guitar
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 11:35 AM
Jan 2022


But I hope the OP makes it clear what how he was referring to this use of the word whore.






whathehell

(29,270 posts)
20. I doubt the explanation is that innocent..
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 11:44 AM
Jan 2022

What would be up with calling your guitar a "whore"?

It's a gratuitous slur, imo, and should be removed.








treestar

(82,383 posts)
14. LOL when was this?
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 11:22 AM
Jan 2022

Hypnotism usually is carried out one on one. Did Dr. Fauci do it over video medium?

BlueIdaho

(13,582 posts)
33. Clapton has been a racist asshole for decades.
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 12:47 PM
Jan 2022

Now he’s decided he’d add brainwashed anti-vaxxer to his list of character defects. If you’ve got the time, watch Eric Clapton a Life in 12 Bars. His drunken racist raging rants are a real eye opener.

There are better guitarists and much better human beings than Eric.

Initech

(100,559 posts)
34. Pretty sure I got the vaccine because I don't want to die from this thing.
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 12:57 PM
Jan 2022

And Eric Clapton can go fuck himself.

Orrex

(63,538 posts)
35. "Why should I care what the Yardbirds' third-best guitarist thinks?"
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 01:00 PM
Jan 2022

Stole that from a friend, who may have stolen it from someone else.

But it kind of sums up my feelings.

elias7

(4,098 posts)
39. I dreamed 5 million people have died worldwide from a virus
Mon Jan 24, 2022, 02:55 PM
Jan 2022

I have been brainwashed into believing over 95% of people dying in my dream were unvaccinated. What a sheep am I….

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