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Eric Clapton

Wonderful Tonight

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“Wonderful Tonight” is a song written by Eric Clapton. It was included on Clapton’s 1977 album Slowhand and released as a single the following year. Clapton wrote the song about Pattie Boyd, and it is mentioned in her autobiographical book . The song was a modest hit upon its release, charting at #16 in the US and #30 in the UK. On September 7th, 1976, Clapton wrote “Wonderful Tonight” for Boyd while waiting for her to get ready to attend Paul and Linda McCartney’s annual Buddy Holly party. Of “Wonderful Tonight,“ Boyd would say: “For years it tore at me. To have inspired Eric, and George before him, to write such music was so flattering. ‘Wonderful Tonight’ was the most poignant reminder of all that was good in our relationship, and when things went wrong it was... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ And then she asks me

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