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Eric Clapton Threatens to Cancel Performances if Proof of Vaccine Is Required

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"I will not perform on any stage where there is a discriminated audience present," the musician warned.
Famed guitarist Eric Clapton has been an outspoken critic of measures taken to address the COVID-19 pandemic, including performing the Van Morrison-penned, anti-lockdown song "Stand and Deliver" released in December 2020. According to Variety:

Written by Morrison and performed by Clapton, the four-and-a-half minute bluesy track expresses dissatisfaction with the government-ordered lockdowns spurred by rising cases of COVID-19. "Do you wanna be a free man/ Or do you wanna be a slave?/ Do you wanna wear these chains/ Until you're lying in the grave?" Clapton sings. Other lyrics include: "Magna Carta, Bill of Rights/ The constitution, what's it worth?/ You know they're gonna grind us down, ah/ Until it really hurts/ Is this a sovereign nation/ Or just a police state?/ You better look out, people/ Before it gets too late."

Two months later, Clapton received two shots of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, after which he…
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