• Hear Eric Clapton's Isolated Guitar Track From the Beatles' ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps' (1968)

    10 days ago - By Open Culture

    George Harrison of the Beatles was an accomplished guitar player with a distinctive soloing style. So you might think that with a song as personal and guitar-centric as " While My Guitar Gently Weeps ," he would do his own playing. In fact, the song features guitar playing by Eric Clapton.
    It was recorded on September 6, 1968, during the acrimonious White Album sessions. Harrison had been struggling off and on for over a month to get the song right. He first tried it with his own playing on a Gibson J-200 guitar along with an overdubbed harmonium. He later experimented by running the...
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