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People moan that he's past it, and he's gone soft, just doing those Albert Hall shows in his fancy suits, but you have to look at the legacy of Clapton and the influence he's had on so many players. There are hundreds, probably thousands of musicians out there who wouldn't have picked up a guitar without Eric Clapton
's influence, and you can't take that away from him. If you doubt it, just listen...
Is an accomplished artist, his most recent exhibition being at the Institute of Contemporary Art in London in October 2004.