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Eric Clapton , Unplugged

Unplugged is an album by Eric Clapton released in 1992. It was recorded live in England for the MTV Unplugged series and includes both the hit single "Tears in Heaven" and a heavily reworked acoustic version of "Layla." Clapton earned six Grammy Awards for the album including Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, Best Rock Male Vocal Performance and Best Rock Song. "Tears in Heaven" earned three of the six awards. In 2000 Q magazine placed Unplugged at number 71 in its list of the 100 Greatest British Albums.

Clapton performed the show in front of a small audience on January 16, 1992 at Bray Film Studios in Windsor, England. In addition to the final album tracks, the performance included early versions of "My Father’s Eyes" and "Circus Left Town" along with "Worried Life Blues."[2] Clapton played a Martin 000-42 guitar for much of this performance

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