A Father's Tragic Loss

Lee, Will
March 1999
Entertainment Weekly;03/19/99, Issue 477, p118
Features guitarist Eric Clapton and his song `Tears In Heaven' dedicated to his son Conor. How the death of his son affected his singing career; Information on his show `MTV Unplugged.'


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