Rick Landers Interviews Lee Dickson: Guitar Tech to Eric Clapton

One of my first interviews in the music industry was with Lee Dickson, who has been Eric Clapton’s guitar technician for nearly a quarter of a century.

Both at home and on tour, Dickson has been the guy who kept Clapton’s guitars armed and ready for Eric to unleash riffs on such classic hits as “Layla”, “Before You Accuse Me”, “Crossroads” and “Sunshine of Your Love”.

I met with Lee back in 2004 at his hotel room in Washington, D.C. and just four days before Clapton’s 2004 Crossroads Auction at Christie’s auction house in New York took place. Clapton and other guitar greats donated some of their guitars to support the rehab center Eric supports in the Caribbean.

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