Derek and the Dominos

Drummer Jim Gordon, Co-Writer of ‘Layla,’ Denied Parole
Jim Gordon, the noted session drummer who racked up an impressive list of credits that included co-writing the Derek and the Dominos classic 'Layla' with Eric Clapton, has been denied parole until at least 2018 after serving 30 years in prison for the 1983 murder of his mother.
Top 10 Eric Clapton Guitar Solos
Eric Clapton’s guitar skills have been so revered that “Clapton is God” was once spray-painted on a wall in London. In tribute to his holiness – the lord of the Les Paul, the sultan of the SG, the sovereign of the Stratocaster – we offer this t…