Rock The Very Best Eric Clapton Songs  

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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 and Other Assorted Love Songs

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55 12
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Slowhand

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49 10
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461 Ocean Boulevard

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50 11
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Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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38 6
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Another Ticket

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43 9
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Journeyman

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41 9
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Slowhand

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39 7
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Esavi added August

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36 7
Bad Love is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Eric Clapton Songs
Esavi added Journeyman

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35 9
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Eric Clapton

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32 7
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pandaman added 461 Ocean Boulevard

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54 24
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35 10
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Eric Clapton

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31 7
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Esavi added Behind the Sun

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Eric Clapton

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45 19
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Rush soundtrack

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42 17
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461 Ocean Boulevard

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31 8
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Esavi added Behind the Sun

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43 18
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Backless

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30 10
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Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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30 10
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clash1977 added Backless

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32 12
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Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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23 6
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25 9
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Clark Benson added Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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26 10
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Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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33 17
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Journeyman

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26 11
Change the World is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best Eric Clapton Songs
scribbleside added

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Lucinda Gonzalez added Keep on Running

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25 11
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Journeyman

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24 12
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18 7
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Glenn J. Wiener added Eric Clapton

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Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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Clark Benson added Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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15 7
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No Reason to Cry

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17 9
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Slowhand

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11 4
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Clark Benson added Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

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12 7
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clash1977 added 461 Ocean Boulevard

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15 10
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Journeyman

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10 5
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461 Ocean Boulevard

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11 7
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Eric Clapton

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8 5
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There's One in Every Crowd

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11 8
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Money and Cigarettes

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8 6
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Clark Benson added

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10 9
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clash1977 added No Reason to Cry

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6 7
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Eric Clapton, Clapton

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7 8
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Clark Benson added

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6 7
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Eric Clapton

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5 7
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Journeyman

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Another Ticket

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Another Ticket