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“Layla”, not unlike most songs, tells the story of an unrequited love. The titular Layla is Pattie Boyd, whose heart was ultimately stolen by Clapton from George Harrison. This story clearly proves the power of “Layla's” guitar riffs, which later became ones of the most recognizable guitar riffs ever and gave “Layla” the 27. place on the Rolling Stone 's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. The initial version of the song also includes a quite long, although beautiful piano coda, so we – trying not to bore you - decided to record the “Unplugged” version. Well, the “Unplugged” version won some Grammy award too.

Trivia

The world's most-famous 'left-handed' guitarist, Jimi Hendrix, wrote with his right hand

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