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List Rules Vote for your favorite Eric Clapton songs, not just singles and hits. No Cream songs allowed, but Derek and the Dominos tracks are fair game.

List of the top Eric Clapton songs, as voted on by fans like you. This poll includes all Eric Clapton hits, but true fans know there are other great songs to vote on besides the singles. One of the best guitarists in music history, Clapton started his career with The Yardbirds, before moving on to the Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith, Derek and the Dominos, and eventually solo work. The English singer-songwriter has received18 Grammy Awards and his 60s and 70s, blues and classic rock songs are still widely popular today.

Music videos and audio videos are included next to each track name, so if you haven't heard a song you can listen to it right here on this page. Is one of your favorite Eric Clapton songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top. Just don't add any Cream songs here - there's a separate list of the greatest Cream tracks.

This list is made up of songs like "Cocaine," "Layla," and "Tears In Heaven." If the order of this list bothers you, then set the world on fire by creating your own version and re-ranking it. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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Layla Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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Cocaine Slowhand

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Promises Backless

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Bell Bottom Blues Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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Tears in Heaven Rush soundtrack

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Running on Faith Journeyman

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Bad Love is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Eric Clapton Songs
Esavi added Bad Love Journeyman

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I Shot the Sheriff 461 Ocean Boulevard

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Motherless Children 461 Ocean Boulevard

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Lay Down Sally Slowhand

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Change the World is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Eric Clapton Songs
scribbleside added Change the World

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Pretending Journeyman

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Let It Grow 461 Ocean Boulevard

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Blues Power Eric Clapton

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Esavi added It's in the Way That You Use It August

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I Looked Away Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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I Can't Stand It Another Ticket

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Let It Rain Eric Clapton

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Old Love Journeyman

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Esavi added Forever Man Behind the Sun

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After Midnight Eric Clapton

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Esavi added She's Waiting Behind the Sun

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Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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Clark Benson added Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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The Core Slowhand

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Little Wing Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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Tell the Truth Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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clash1977 added Black Summer Rain No Reason to Cry

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Double Trouble No Reason to Cry

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Clark Benson added Help Me Up

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Easy Now Eric Clapton

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clash1977 added Tulsa Time Backless

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Slunky Eric Clapton

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Give Me Strength 461 Ocean Boulevard

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Crosscut Saw Money and Cigarettes

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Clark Benson added Anyday Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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Clark Benson added Keep On Growing Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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The Sky Is Crying There's One in Every Crowd

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Hard Times Journeyman

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Clark Benson added Every Little Thing

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Hound Dog Journeyman

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clash1977 added Mainline Florida 461 Ocean Boulevard

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Bottle of Red Wine Eric Clapton

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Bad Boy Eric Clapton, Clapton

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