Eric Clapton reunites with his legendary Fender Blackie

This month, Eric Clapton is on the cover of the Guitar Center Guitar Guide and includes an account of his reunion with an old friend that he had not seen for many years - his legendary black Fender Stratocaster nicknamed Blackie.

Eric Clapton

Needless to say, when Eric dropped by the Manhattan Guitar Center to chat with Guitar Center, it was an event to remember.

Eric Clapton

Even though Clapton has owned literally thousands of guitars over the years, he couldn't help but become sentimental when he plucked a few notes on his old faithful companion once again.

Eric Clapton

Photo credit: Danny Clinch

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One Response to Eric Clapton reunites with his legendary Fender Blackie

  1. guitarmadjosh says:

    Nice to see Blackie as a cherished relic, would love a go on that guitar, congrats on ownership.

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