date_range 1983

Eric Clapton’s Roger Giffin Stratocaster #2

According to the info available on Giffin Guitars website [Giffin Guitars – Client list], Clapton not only had a blue Giffin Stratocaster, but also a green one. Both were built by Roger Giffin as replicas of the Blackie – a 50s “Partcaster” that was Clapton’s main axe at the time.

Although the blue guitar was seen on numerous occasions in the mid-80s, to our knowledge Clapton never appeared with the green one. He might’ve given it to someone, or simply kept it safe at home.

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He played the green one in a youtube video BB King \ Eric Clapton – The Thrill Is Gone 2010 Live Video FULL HD.