Eric Clapton is one of the best "rock guitarists" ever!
And he joined the growing list of rockers going 70-something this year!
Clapton's career goes back to The Yardbirds, Cream, and his own solo work.
My favorite Clapton guitar performance is "White Room" recorded by Cream, i.e. Clapton, Ginger Baker & Jack Bruce.
According to Songfacts, Eric Clapton used a Wah-Wah pedal on his guitar. It was great: