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Amph [God] Eric Clapton

Discussion in 'Community' started by jp-30, Dec 15, 2006.

  1. gezvader28

    gezvader28 Chosen One star 6

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    I don't think anything will top his racist rant back in '76.
     
  2. A Chorus of Disapproval

    A Chorus of Disapproval TV Screaming Service / FFS! star 9 Staff Member Manager

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    Aug 19, 2003
    I adore that this exists. It provides hours of derision for me to pass the time in my own lockdown.
     
  3. vin

    vin JCC Playoff Pick 'Em Winner star 5 VIP - Game Winner

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    These lyrics sound like something a 13 year old might write on their first attempt to create a song. Holy crap balls this is bad.

    Clapton should have fell out that window.
    He’ll never need to worry about seeing that kid in heaven because he’s going to hell.
     
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  4. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 10

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    Yikes reaction to what was clearly a joke.
     
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  5. Darth Punk

    Darth Punk JCC Manager star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Nov 25, 2013
    I did not know about this. It’s the worst
    WARNING: extremely racist and offensive
    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.insidehook.com/article/music/eric-clapton-racism/amp
     
  6. gezvader28

    gezvader28 Chosen One star 6

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    yeah , I wonder if it was inspiration for Roger Waters' The Wall : when Pink becomes a fascist leader in that song singing racist slurs and "up against the wall!"
     
  7. harpua

    harpua Chosen One star 9

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    Mar 12, 2005
    Holy **** - and he has the nerve to rip off blues musicians. I am utterly disgusted and no longer a fan.
     
  8. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Dec 14, 2000
    It's like people are just discovering he's a bit of a dick?
     
  9. CairnsTony

    CairnsTony Force Ghost star 4

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    TBF, those racist comments were not widely reported at the time. Those being the days before the internet, someone could be a terrible person, and you'd barely know unless a tabloid decided to put it out there. Even then, most people didn't believe what the tabloids put out, and if it was reported in say, a music journal, there was still no guarantee that it would come into general knowing.

    I remained a fan of his well into the eighties, but getting to know people who knew him didn't paint a very positive picture. I was still oblivious to those comments though; I've no idea when they became general knowledge. Anyways, my music tastes veered away from that stuff entirely by the time I went to uni.