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Producers of Eric Clapton Documentary Project Asking Fans to Submit Rare Audio, Video, Memorabilia

Photo: George ChinThe producers of a long-in-the works authorized movie project focusing on Eric Clapton are asking fans for some help to complete the documentary.  According to, the makers of the Eric Clapton Visual Anthology are looking for archival film, video, audio, photos and memorabilia from throughout the guitar legend's career, and particularly from the years 1963 through 1976.

Among the most sought-after material is anything connected to the various special performance events in which Clapton took part, including The Plastic Ono Band's 1969 show in Toronto, the 1971 Concert for Bangladesh and Eric's 1973 Rainbow Concert in London.  The producers also are interested in radio interviews, music magazines, concert posters and newspaper articles.

Other desirable items include film, photos and collectibles from the U.K. jazz and blues club scene of the late 1950s and early '60s -- with or without Clapton. reports that the Eric Clapton Visual Anthology, which has been in production for nine years, will be released as a multiple-disc set and is expected to be finished within the next few years.  More than 100 interviews have been conducted for the project with various musical friends and associates of Clapton. 

Before submitting material for the anthology, fans are asked to contact the producers via email at

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