In this guitar lesson you’ll learn how to play “Wonderful Tonight” by Eric Clapton, a song included off his 1977 release “Slowhand”. The lesson features open chords in standard tuning and is recommend for beginners and anyone looking to serenade their significant other!
Eric Clapton Awards And Honors:
1983 - Presented the Silver Clef Award from Princess Michael of Kent for outstanding contribution to British music.
1985 - Presented with BAFTA for Best Original Television Music for Score of Edge of Darkness with Michael Kamen.
1993 - “Tears In Heaven” won three Grammy awards for Song of the Year, Record of the Year, and Male Pop Vocal Performance. Clapton also won Album of the Year and Best Rock Vocal Performance for Unplugged and Best Rock Song for “Layla”.
1994 - Awarded the Order of the British Empire for services to music.
2000 - Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the third time, this time as a solo artist. He was earlier inducted as a member of the bands Cream and The Yardbirds.
2004 - Promoted to CBE, receiving the award from the Princess Royal at Buckingham Palace as part of the New Year’s Honours list.
2006 - Awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award (as a member of Cream)