503. The Beatles – While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Derek and the Dominoes was Eric Clapton. Eric Clapton dedicated the song to Patti Boyd who, at the time, was George Harrison’s wife. This song is written by George Harrison and Eric Clapton played guitar on it…

2 thoughts on “503. The Beatles – While My Guitar Gently Weeps

  1. I’m the Egyptologist from Stretford, Manchester, who told Noddy Holder that I’d spoken in various places from Toronto to Dukenfield (to great amusement of the team). Oh and by the way, I graduated from Edge Hill College in 1981, so was at EHC the year before Stuart!

  2. Oh, and I was the one who had suggested the link as Derek and the Dominoes’ Layla had been written about George Harrison’s wife, Pattie Boyd. In addition, ‘Derek’ (i.e. Eric Clapton), played guitar on the track, which had been published on the Beatles’ ‘White Album’.

    Peter Robinson, Stretford, Manchester.

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