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02-25-2003, 04:58 PM
Clapton is my hero, sporting the 25 y/o wife and now a new yellow Enzo :)

<b>Rock star rolls in Ferrari</b>
<i>UK Sunday Times - 23 Feb 2003</i>

THERE was no trace of the blues last week when Eric Clapton, the rock star, became the first Briton to drive home the new 400,000 Ferrari Enzo. The guitar legend, nicknamed Slowhand, who has a personal fortune of more than 100m, took on a bit of speed when he left the Ferrari factory in Maranello with its latest, most exclusive supercar. A factory worker said: "Most people leave here with their cars on a flatbed truck, but Eric left with a huge grin and insisted on driving it all the way back home."

The car is named after Enzo Ferrari, who founded the company. It does 0-60mph in 3.65 seconds and has a top speed of 220mph. It has borrowed much of its design from the Ferrari F1 car and sports its distinctive nose cone. The doors also open upwards rather than outwards.

Ferrari is limiting production to 399 and only the most well-connected collectors have been given the opportunity to buy one.

For the past 20 years Clapton has built up an impressive collection of both historic and modern cars and only last year bought a brand-new 110,000 Ferrari 360 Spyder.

The Enzo comes in just three colours - red, yellow and black - and Clapton went for yellow.

In the financial year 1999-2000, Marshbrook, his company, paid him 8.8m and his total disclosed earnings for the past decade stand at 67m. He played 60 gigs last year and reportedly grossed $44m (28m). He has homes in London, Surrey and Antigua, where he lives with his new American wife, Melia McEnery, 25, the mother of his baby daughter.

02-25-2003, 05:04 PM
<br>MHM3 (formerly imola cab23)

2003 M3 Coupe
Carbon Black/Cinnamon/Aluminum
SMG, PDC, Premium, CWP, Bi-Xenon, NAV, Width-Adj. Seats, H/K
Aluminum Pedals, Voice Activation, BMW alarm.

Dynashield, Formula One Tint 15% Charcoal.

Eisenman Race 83mm Exhaust.
Supersprint Connecting Pipe w/o Resonator
BMW Euro rotors, cryogenically treated...SOLD

SSR GT3 19's Satin finish w/Bridgestone S03's.
OEM 19's with Continentals...SOLD
SSR Competition Anthracite 9.5 front and rear with 265/35/WR-18 Kumho Ecsta V700 competition tires
OEM 18's w/ Michelin Alpin winters/Michelin Pilot Sport

NAV-TV with Sanyo 10-disc DVD changer.
Valentine One.

Bimmian Carbon Black painted reflectors.
PIAA Xtreme White 9006 fog bulbs.
Silvervision front turn-signal bulbs.
Platinumvision rear turn-signal bulbs.
Bertelsmann M3 car cover.

Not yet installed:
Ground Control Sway Bars
Brembo Gran Turismo brake kit all around

Later on:
Ground Control Coilovers
Sirius Satellite Radio
KVH Industries Satellite TV

ex-2001 M3 Convertible
Imola Red/black
40k miles 5/01-10/02

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02-25-2003, 05:05 PM

Agent7 Austin,Texas
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02-25-2003, 06:13 PM
he had his license suspended for 90 day after getting pulled for doing 130 on the M40 (I think) on his way into London. When the press asked he what hed do now, he replied he'd have to hire a chauffer!

02-25-2003, 06:27 PM

Life is a_bitch, so_**** it.
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'02 M3, 6Spd
Boston, MA

Predictably Frantic
02-25-2003, 06:46 PM
with commercial success, still plays with the passion and conviction of a 21 year old and fixes up old American roadsters.

Predictably Frantic
02-25-2003, 06:48 PM

02-25-2003, 06:51 PM
Neil Young etc. that were written and performed while using heroin. How can you argue with that success??? :) <br>

Agent7 Austin,Texas
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Predictably Frantic
02-25-2003, 07:28 PM
better song writer. Besides isn't it a bit risky? Having been involved in the music business, I could never recommend H as an inducement for good song writing. As you know, Rock and Roll is littered with musicians who have died from O d'ing. It's a prescription for disaster.

02-25-2003, 07:41 PM
Do take things so seriously. I'm just kidding. :)<br>

Agent7 Austin,Texas
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02-25-2003, 07:48 PM

Predictably Frantic
02-25-2003, 07:52 PM
Featuring EC on guitar. If you don't, it's an absolute must. EC is on fire!!!!!!!!!!!!!He was all of about 19 at the time.

02-25-2003, 07:53 PM
A really close friend of mine was in the Marshall Tucker Band (the drummer Paul Riddle). He took me to see EC about 15 years ago and took us backstage after the concert (he was good friends with the concert promoter). I met Eric and spoke with him for about 5 minutes. I told him what a fan I was and in the conversation and he gave me his pick from the concert that night. This is a picture of it.

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Agent7 Austin,Texas
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02-25-2003, 08:03 PM
kid brother has my complete album collection and has it. Yes you are correct. A great album! To my disbelief, my 30 year old kid brother doesn't own a CD player. He still listens to all my old albums on my 30 year old phonograph player and Scott tube amp reciever. <br>

Agent7 Austin,Texas
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02-25-2003, 08:07 PM
high point in your life.

Predictably Frantic
02-25-2003, 08:25 PM
tubes. "Stepping out" features his best guitar playing ever, and his tone is screaming. I've been disappointed with his post Cream playing. He doesn't seem as inspired, however his song writing has improved. Do you have Mayall's next album "Hard Road" featuring Peter Green? It's a gem.

02-25-2003, 08:44 PM
A band I used to play in played a few Mayall tunes "Congo Square" and "Sensitive Kind". The women would go wild on Sensitve Kind. :)<br>

Agent7 Austin,Texas
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02-25-2003, 08:47 PM

Agent7 Austin,Texas
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Predictably Frantic
02-25-2003, 08:57 PM

02-26-2003, 12:30 AM
just look at Clapton, Keith Richards, etc... notice anything?

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