Eric Clapton: “I Shot the Sheriff”
ALBUM: 461 Ocean Boulevard
WRITER: Bob Marley
Topped the Billboard Hot 100.
In his long career, Eric Clapton has only had one song top the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, his version of Bob Marley’s “I Shot the Sheriff.” Clapton credits his rhythm guitarist at the time with turning him on to the reggae great. 58 more words