- Breakup Breakout: While already having success with a number of groups like The Yardbirds, Cream, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and Derek and the Dominos, he was able to have a number of hits as a solo artist, typically a lot more than most of the other members of the groups he was in (give or take Jimmy Page's work in another group).
- Creator Breakdown: After the death of his son, Conor, in 1991. He came back with "Tears in Heaven".
- Uncredited Role: He played an uncredited guitar solo on The Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps".
Trivia / Eric Clapton