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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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Lucinda Gonzalez added Badge Keep on Running

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45 9
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Cocaine Slowhand

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34 5
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Lay Down Sally Slowhand

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43 9
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Bell Bottom Blues Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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36 7
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Motherless Children 461 Ocean Boulevard

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29 4
Bad Love is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Eric Clapton Songs
Esavi added Bad Love Journeyman

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Blues Power Eric Clapton

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31 6
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Pretending Journeyman

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27 4
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Esavi added It's in the Way That You Use It August

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22 3
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Esavi added Forever Man Behind the Sun

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27 6
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pandaman added let it grow 461 Ocean Boulevard

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44 20
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39 17
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Tears in Heaven Rush soundtrack

The Best Amy Winehouse Songs

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36 15
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I Shot the Sheriff 461 Ocean Boulevard

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24 5
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I Can't Stand It Another Ticket

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21 3
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Esavi added She's Waiting Behind the Sun

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28 10
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After Midnight Eric Clapton

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28 10
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Let It Rain Eric Clapton

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22 5
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25 8
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Tell the Truth Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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35 16
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Promises Backless

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23 9
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Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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20 6
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clash1977 added Tulsa Time Backless

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23 9
Change the World is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Eric Clapton Songs
scribbleside added Change the World

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Running on Faith Journeyman

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21 8
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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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20 9
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Eric Clapton Once Went On An On-Stage Racist Rant That He Spent His Life Regretting

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20 9
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I Looked Away Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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21 11
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Old Love Journeyman

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10 3
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Clark Benson added Keep On Growing Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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19 11
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Little Wing Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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15 9
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The Core Slowhand

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13 7
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Hound Dog Journeyman

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10 4
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Clark Benson added Anyday Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

Songs That Were Total Ripoffs

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12 7
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Slunky Eric Clapton

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7 4
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The Sky Is Crying There's One in Every Crowd

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7 5
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Give Me Strength 461 Ocean Boulevard

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10 7
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Easy Now Eric Clapton

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8 7
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Double Trouble No Reason to Cry

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9 9
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clash1977 added Black Summer Rain No Reason to Cry

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9 8
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Crosscut Saw Money and Cigarettes

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6 7
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Clark Benson added Help Me Up

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5 7
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Hard Times Journeyman

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Clark Benson added Every Little Thing

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4 7
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clash1977 added Mainline Florida 461 Ocean Boulevard

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7 9
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Bottle of Red Wine Eric Clapton

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5 7
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Bad Boy Eric Clapton, Clapton

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