Eric Clapton Recalls How Prince Inspired ‘Holy Mother’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eric Clapton is sharing his grief over Prince's death, calling him "a true genius." In a Facebook post Saturday, Clapton also tells how the artist inspired him to write the song "Holy Mother." Clapton recalled a period in the 1980s when he was on the road and caught in what he called a "downward spiral with drink and drugs."